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Record number: WCP304

Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
Violet Isabel Wallace
4 February 1898

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Parkstone, Dorset, to Violet Isabel Wallace [address not recorded] on 4 February 1898.

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


Re. letter from her brother William; Violet's career and salary.

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  • letter (1)

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LETTER (WCP304.304)

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

Held by:
Natural History Museum
Finding number:
NHM WP1/2/103
Copyright owner:
ŠA. R. Wallace Literary Estate

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Parkstone, Dorset.

Feb[uary] 4th. 1898

My dear Violet

As Ma forgot to send you Wills last letter or your poetry book, I now send them. But I am very busy so cannot write much. If your directors are not very liberal I think you had better give them the sack. I shall be very glad to have you home a bit; & then if you get nothing suitable we can [[2]] discuss ways & means for your residence in Germany for a time.

Send Wills letter on to Hurst.

In haste | Your affectionate Pa | Alfred R. Wallace [signature]

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