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Record number: WCP1833

Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
Assistant Secretary of The Royal Society
9 December 1908

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Old Orchard, Broadstone, Wimborne, Dorset to Assistant Secretary of The Royal Society [none given] on 9 December 1908.

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29 November 2011 by Catchpole, Caroline


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LETTER (WCP1833.1723)

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

Held by:
Royal Society, The
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Copyright owner:
ŠA. R. Wallace Literary Estate

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Old Orchard,



Dec[embe]r 9th. 19081

The Assis[tan]t. Sec[retar]y Royal Society

Dear Sir

I beg to enclose receipt for the quite unexpected "Copley Gift" of £50, and I thank the [Royal] Society for the same.

Yours very truly | Alfred R. Wallace [signature]


1. Letter is stamped by the Royal Society as being received on 11 Dec[ember]. 1908

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