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Record number: WCP2898

Sent by:
Alwin Berger
Sent to:
Alfred Russel Wallace
17 January 1908

Sent by Alwin Berger, La Mortola, Ventimiglia, Italy to Alfred Russel Wallace, [Old Orchard, Broadstone, Wimborne, Dorset] on 17 January 1908.

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30 November 2011 by Mayer, Anna


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LETTER (WCP2898.2788)

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

Held by:
British Library, The
Finding number:
BL Add. 46437 f. 273
Copyright owner:
Copyright of the Alwin Berger Literary Estate.

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January 17th 1908

Dear Sir,

The cuttings, for which you ask, will be sent to you in spring as now it is likely that they would arrive frozen.

Please, accept my best thanks for the seeds of the Caesalpinia pulcherrima. I am sorry not to be able to name the plant from Montevideo by the fruit only. I shall try to grow the seeds, I wonder what it can be.

If you will be so kind as to spare us a few Tasmanian seeds, I shall feel greatly obliged to you. There may be many good things, if I can get our gardener to grow them; but there lies generally the difficulty.

I am, | Dear Sir, | yours very truly | Alwin Berger [signature]

to Dr A. R. Wallace


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