Sent by Charles Christopher Adams, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill. USA to Alfred Russel Wallace Old Orchard, Broadstone, Dorset on 4 March 1908.
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Transcriber: Benny, Ruth
Transcription date: April 16, 2014
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The University of Chicago
Chicago Ill. U.S.A
March. 4. 1908
Dr A. R. Wallace
Many years ago I was presented with a copy of your Malay Archipelago by one of my teachers. This book so aroused my interest in geographical distribution that my interest not only increased but it has become a hobby with me and combined ecology has become my main line of interest in [1 word illeg.] work . It is for this reason that I thought you might take some interest in the kind of paper which I have written and I take this opportunity to sincerely thank you for this influence which has meant so much to me -- in the great pleasure and profit which I have derived from such studies.
Very sincerely | Charles. C. Adams [signature]
In another perhaps I send the paper []
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