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Sent by:
Mathilde Blind
Sent to:
Alfred Russel Wallace
On:
23 May 1889

Sent by Mathilde Blind, [address not recorded] to Alfred Russel Wallace [none given] on 23 May 1889.

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30 November 2011 by Mayer, Anna

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LETTER (WCP3128.3096)

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

Held by:
British Library, The
Finding number:
BL Add. 46441 ff. 92-93
Copyright owner:
Copyright of the Mathilde Blind Literary Estate.

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[[1]]

1 St Edwards Terrace

Regents Park, N. W.

May 23, 1889

Dear Mr. Wallace,

I cannot refrain from sending you my first published Volume of Poems in token of my admiration. May it find as warm a welcome as "The Heather on Fire" which I had the pleasure of sending you three years ago, when you were kind enough to say [[2]] you would be glad to see me any time I might be able to call. To my great regret I never found time to call then, but I think it very likely that I shall be at Godalming or in the neighbourhood a four weeks hence if I might then come & see you.

Believe me | Yours faithfully | Mathilde Blind [signature]

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