A telegram/telegraph handwritten by author in English and signed by author.
An original MS
Pages with text: 1
Torn at one side
Transcriber: Cooper, Rod
Transcription date: October 25, 2012
Scrutiny: 15/01/2013 - Catchpole, Caroline;
Signed off: no
BRITISH AND IRISH MAGNETIC TELEGRAPH COMPANY (LIMITED)
Regent Circus Station
Received the following Message the 18 day of March 1862
Name Wallace Name Sclater
Address Malta Address 11 Hanover Sq London
The two paradise birds2 have arrived here in perfect health. I wait your instructions --
1. The transcription is of a telegram sent by A R Wallace to Philip Lutley Sclater (1829 - 1913). Zoologist and ornitholgist.
2. The transcription corrects the term written down originally by the telegraph clerk (i.e., "garadisi bards").
Please note that work on this transcript is not yet complete. Users are advised to study electronic image(s) of this document, if available.