Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Parkstone, Dorset to Violet Isabel Wallace [address not recorded] on 8 June 1898.
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.
A typical letter handwritten by author in English and signed by author.
An original MS
Pages with text: 1
Transcriber: Murphy, Will
Transcription date: July 8, 2011
Scrutiny: 15/01/2013 - Catchpole, Caroline;
Signed off: no
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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