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Record number: WCP310

Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
Violet Isabel Wallace
8 June 1898

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Parkstone, Dorset, to Violet Isabel Wallace [address not recorded] on 8 June 1898.

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


Re. Violet's expenses; oblique references to a letter, a photo and a lost key; Alfred Russel Wallace's book ("The Wonderful Century") published today.

Record contains:

  • letter (1)

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LETTER (WCP310.310)

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

Held by:
Natural History Museum
Finding number:
NHM WP1/2/109
Copyright owner:
ŠA. R. Wallace Literary Estate

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Parkstone, Dorset.

June 8th. 1898

I enclose you £. 5 note for your next quarter. Also a letter which came with the enclosed photo, & which thinking it was a photo only I opened.

Ma has not found the key yet. If she does she will send the box &c

To day my book is published but not one sent me yet

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

Please acknowledge receipt | A.R.W. [signature]

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