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Record number: WCP1725

Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
Secretary of the Zoological Society of London
7 April 1862

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, 5 Westbourne Grove Terrace, London, W. to Secretary of the Zoological Society of London [none given] on 7 April 1862.

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27 October 2011 by Catchpole, Caroline


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LETTER (WCP1725.1608)

A typical letter handwritten by author in English and signed by author.

This letter was sent as an enclosure with WCP1719.

Held by:
Zoological Society of London
Finding number:
GB 0814 BADW
Copyright owner:
ŠA. R. Wallace Literary Estate

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5 Westbourne Terrace, W.

April 7th. 1862

To the Secretary of the Zoological Society of London.


I beg to acknowledge the receipt of your letters of the 1st. & 4th Inst[ance] informing me that the Council of the Society have elected me a fellow & remitted the usual fees.

I beg you will communicate to the Council at their next meeting my high sense of the honour they have done me and return them my sincere thanks for their liberality.

I have the honour to remain Sir | Your obed[ien]t. Serv[an]t. | Alfred R. Wallace [signature]

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