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Record number: WCP2145

Sent by:
Laurent Mehrn
Sent to:
Alfred Russel Wallace
18 May 1911

Sent by Laurent Mehrn, Cttee of the 16th International Animal Protection Congress, 1-5 August 1911, København [Copenhagen], Store Køngensgade 95-3, Denmark to Alfred Russel Wallace, [Old Orchard, Broadstone, Wimborne, Dorset] on 18 May 1911.

Record created:
30 November 2011 by Mayer, Anna


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LETTER (WCP2145.2035)

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

Held by:
British Library, The
Finding number:
BL Add. 46442 f. 142
Copyright owner:
Copyright of the Laurent Mehrn Literary Estate.

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Transcription information



[[1]]1 2


Store Kongensgade 95-3.

d. 18 may 1911

16 International Animal Protection Congress. 1-5 August 1911.

Dear Sir!

I take liberty to ask you, if we may have the honour to put your name on our list of Vice-Presidents of the Congress.

We hope also to have the honour of your presence at the Congress.

Believe me to be with the highest regards your respectfully[.]

In the Name of the Committee | Laurent Mehrn [signature] | Lieut nt Colonel | Secretary.


1. Printed text on the left hand side of the page "Syrevaerneforeningen "SVALEN". [an printed image of a flying bird] Actuosa provolo."

2. Text in a hand that is not the authors and is possibly Wallace's "Declined with Thanks".

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