Sent by Edward Murray East, Bussey Institution, Harvard, Forest Hills, Massachusetts, USA to Alfred Russel Wallace Old Orchard, Broadstone, Wimborne, Dorset on 27 August 1912.
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A typical letter handwritten by author in English and signed by author.
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Transcriber: Benny, Ruth
Transcription date: January 22, 2015
Scrutiny: 22/01/2015 - Benny, Ruth;
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FOREST HILLS, MASS.
Aug[ust]. 27, 1912
Dr. A. R. Wallace,
For several years Harvard University has had a research laboratory here for the experimental study of Evolution. My own paper being along botanical lines, I cannot hope that any should have come to your notice, but I hope that you have heard of the word of Prof. Castle.
I am writing to ask if you would be so good as to have a photograph of yourself send me for our our laboratory. I feel that the sight of even the photograph reproduction of the face of so great a master of biology would be a great stimulus to the researches of our professors and students. The favor would be highly appreciated.
Very respectfully yours | EM East [signature]
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