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Record number: WCP3176

Sent by:
J. Archer
Sent to:
Alfred Russel Wallace
13 March 1899

Sent by J. Archer, Sidcup to Alfred Russel Wallace [none given] on 13 March 1899.

Record created:
30 November 2011 by Mayer, Anna


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LETTER (WCP3176.3144)

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

Held by:
British Library, The
Finding number:
BL Add. 46441 ff. 178-179
Copyright owner:
Copyright of the J. Archer Literary Estate.

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[1 word illeg.] Sidcup

13th Mar[ch]. 1899

Dear Dr. Wallace

I have no relatives left at Leighton Buzzard but I am sending on your letter to some old friends living there.

If they should not be able to ascertain the facts you need, I will ask [[2]] my [1 word illeg.] when next I see him.

He is a very old resident in Leighton.

I am glad to tell you that Neill is going on as well as possible, and gaining strength fast. Will you please thank Mrs. Wallace from me for her kind [[3]]2 letter. I was so glad to hear about your son and daughter.

When Neill is stronger I should be so glad also to see Violet if she could make time to pay us a visit.

With kind regards | Believe me | Very truly yours | J. Archer[signature]


1. 178 is written in the upper righthand corner.

2. 179 is written in the upper righthand corner.

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