A typical letter handwritten by author in English and signed by author.
An original MS
Total Pages : 2
Pages with text: 2
Transcriber: O'Dell, Sandra
Transcription date: March 18, 2015
Scrutiny: 18/03/2015 - Benny, Ruth;
Signed off: no
Mar. 13. 1911
I hasten to add my personal thanks to the official acknowledgement that goes to you for the gift of your book to our Literary Reading Room where it will be a source of instruction and also stimulus [] to all our pupils.
I shall not forget to give you a share of any striking novelty that may come to us of these many Eastern Primulas3.
I am truly | Isaac Bayley Balfour4 [signature]
Alfred R. Wallace E[sq]
O. M. D. C. L. F. R. S
1. Page numbered 205 in top RH corner and "Isaac B Balfour" written in pencil at top centre.
2. There is no written address. The seal of the Regius Keeper, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh is at top LH corner of page.
3. A genus of mainly herbaceous flowering plants in the family Primulaceae.
4. Balfour, Isaac Bayley (1853-1922). Scottish botanist and Professor of Botany at the University of Edinburgh 1888-1922.
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