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Record number: WCP2377

Sent by:
Johann Karl Friedrich Zöllner
Sent to:
Alfred Russel Wallace
19 September 1878

Sent by Johann Karl Friedrich Zöllner, Leipzig, Germany to Alfred Russel Wallace, [Waldron Edge, Duppas Hill, Croydon] on 19 September 1878.

Record created:
30 November 2011 by Mayer, Anna


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LETTER (WCP2377.2267)

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

Held by:
British Library, The
Finding number:
BL Add. 46435 f. 415
Copyright owner:
Copyright of the Johann Karl Friedrich Zöllner Literary Estate.

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Sept[ember] 19th 1878

Dear Sir,

I take the liberty to send you enclosed my scientific papers in order to give you a small sign of my high consideration for your scientific events.

The record exemplar and the volume entitled Natur der [illeg.] is destined for the Library of the British Association. Will you be so kind to offer it to the President elected for the next year.

I intended at first to send my work to the Executive Committee of the Association for this year in Dublin in order to return in this way my thanks to the Committee for the kind invitation forwarded to me some months ago. But it was impossible for me to finish my work before the opening of the Association so that I am obliged to read it now after the closing of the session.

I remain dear sir, your | Very respectfully | Your | F Füller [signature

PS The packet including the book will be read by my bookseller Stackermann

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