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Record number: WCP3137

Sent by:
Edvard Alexander Westermarck
Sent to:
Alfred Russel Wallace
25 June 1891

Sent by Edvard Alexander Westermarck, Edinburgh to Alfred Russel Wallace [none given] on 25 June 1891.

Record created:
30 November 2011 by Mayer, Anna


Regretful that he has not has time to call on Wallace while in London and must soon return home via Scotland and Shetland. States how welcome Wallace would be if he ever ventures to Scandinavia or Finland.

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LETTER (WCP3137.3105)

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

Held by:
British Library, The
Finding number:
BL Add. 46441 ff. 110-111
Copyright owner:
Copyright of the Edvard Alexander Westermarck Literary Estate.

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June 25 1891.

Dear Mr Wallace,

Before I leave this country I beg to say your good bye. I had wished to pay you a call, but being very busy during the last week in London, I could find no convenient day. My book will be out to-morrow[sic], and I myself am going to take a trip through Scotland and up to Shetland. If you would care come day to make a journey to Scandinavia and Finland I scarcely need say how welcome you would be. Thanking you once more for all the kindness you have shown me.

I remain, dear Mr Wallace, | Yours very faithfully | Edvard Westermarck [signature]

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