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Record number: WCP2530

Sent by:
William Barbey
Sent to:
Alfred Russel Wallace
[not recorded]

Sent by William Barbey, [address not recorded] to Alfred Russel Wallace [none given] on  .

Record created:
30 November 2011 by Mayer, Anna


Re. French translation, by Mrs Barbey, of ARW's "The world of life".

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  • letter (1)

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LETTER (WCP2530.2420)

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

Held by:
British Library, The
Finding number:
BL Add. 46438 f. 287
Copyright owner:
Copyright of the William Barbey Literary Estate.

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You will no doubt be happy to know that my friend, Mr Casimir de Candolle, eldest son of Alphonse, has accepted to write the preface to the French translation, of my [1 word illeg.], of your fine book 'The World of Life'[.]

most respectfully yours | William Barbey [signature]

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