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Sent by:
Charles Christopher Adams
Sent to:
Alfred Russel Wallace
On:
4 March 1908

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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30 November 2011 by Mayer, Anna

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LETTER (WCP2903.2793)

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

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British Library, The
Finding number:
BL Add. 46437 f. 284
Copyright owner:
Copyright of the Charles Christopher Adams Literary Estate.

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The University of Chicago

Chicago Ill. U.S.A

March. 4. 1908

Dr A. R. Wallace

Dorestshire, England.

Dear Sir

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 [[2]]

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