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Record number: WCP3072

Sent by:
James Brooke
Sent to:
Alfred Russel Wallace
1 April ?1854

Sent by James Brooke, Ranger's Lodge to Alfred Russel Wallace [none given] on 1 April ?1854.

Record created:
30 November 2011 by Mayer, Anna
Verified by:
10/10/2012 - Catchpole, Caroline (All except summary checked);


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LETTER (WCP3072.3040)

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

Held by:
British Library, The
Finding number:
BL Add. 46441 f. 1
Copyright owner:
ęBrooke Heritage Trust
Record scrutiny:
10/10/2012 - Catchpole, Caroline;

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Rangers Lodge. H.V.

1st April1


I shall be glad to forward your wishes and to see you at Sarawak and will reply to your communication when I have leisure.

I am now on the point of leaving England.

Faithfully yours | J. Brooke2. [signature]

A.[lfred] Wallace Esq.[uire]


1. "1854-5?" and "1853?" are written in pencil in another hand above the date.

2. James Brooke (1803 - 1868), Rajah of Sarawak from 24th September 1841 to his death on 11th June 1868.

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