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Sent by:
Alexander James Montgomerie Bell
Sent to:
Alfred Russel Wallace
On:
17 September 1899

Sent by Alexander James Montgomerie Bell, Limpsfield/[7] Rawlinson Road, Oxford to Alfred Russel Wallace [none given] on 17 September 1899.

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30 November 2011 by Mayer, Anna

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LETTER (WCP3189.3157)

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

Held by:
British Library, The
Finding number:
BL Add. 46441 ff. 199-200
Copyright owner:
Copyright of the Alexander James Montgomerie Bell Literary Estate.

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[[1]]1

Limpsfield

Rawlinson Road

Oxford

17.ix.[18]99

Dear Sir,

I should inform you that the efforts on behalf of Mr Harrison, to which you were kind enough to lend your signature, were successful.

£400 was raised to relieve a mortgage; £200 privately, £200 from Royal Bounty.

[MS blotted] of £51 has [[2]] been obtained, £25 from Royal Society and £26 from the Civil List.

With grateful thanks for your help, I am | Faithfully yours | A M Bell [signature]

ENDNOTES

1. Written in the top left of the page by Aleander James Montgomery Bell is "B Harrison of Ignatham".

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