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Record number: WCP3054

Sent by:
William Wedderburn
Sent to:
Alfred Russel Wallace
24 February 1898

Sent by William Wedderburn, 14 Beaufort Gardens, S.W. to Alfred Russel Wallace [none given] on 24 February 1898.

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30 November 2011 by Mayer, Anna


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LETTER (WCP3054.3022)

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

Held by:
British Library, The
Finding number:
BL Add. 46440 ff. 320-322
Copyright owner:
Copyright of the William Wedderburn Literary Estate.

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24 February [18]98

Dear Sir

Your pamphlet on vaccination only reached me today, or I should before this have acknowledged your note of the 16th, in which you refer to your friendship with [[2]] my brother. It was a friendship which he very highly prized, & he often spoke of you. Especially you were continually in our minds when we paid a visit to Java & Malacca, during which time your "Malay Archipelago" was our constant handbook. [[3]]

I will read the pamphlet with pleasure, & I may mention that I am already a declared opponent to compulsory vaccination.

Believe me | Yours very truly | W. Wedderburn [signature]

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