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Record number: WCP287

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Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
Violet Isabel Wallace
On:
4 April 1897

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Parkstone, Dorset to Violet Isabel Wallace [address not recorded] on 4 April 1897.

Record created:
01 June 2002 by Lucas, Paula J.

Summary

Re. letter from her brother William in Boston; sending "Brotherhood" [magazine] containing work by Peter Halkett and "interview" with Christ (Jesus); actions of the Admiral in Crete.

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LETTER (WCP287.287)

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

Held by:
Natural History Museum
Finding number:
NHM WP1/2/86
Copyright owner:
ŠA. R. Wallace Literary Estate

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[[1]]

Parkstone, Dorset

April 4th, 1897

My dear Violet

I send you now Will 2nd letter which please send on to Hurst -- to be returned to me. You will see that the air of Boston agrees with them though there is no work yet.

I send you a "Brotherhood" containing a good bit of Peter Halkelt -- which is fine -- also an interview with Christ, which is also fine & just what [[2]] he would probably say.

We are waiting for fine weather to get rid of my cough & go for walks. I dare not go out [in] the cold damp weather.

The doings of our Admiral in Crete are enough to make one sick, wild, & mad!

In haste, no news.

Your affectionate Pa | Alfred R Wallace [signature]

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