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Record number: WCP3311

Sent by:
Grover Cleveland Huckaby
Sent to:
Alfred Russel Wallace
25 April 1911

Sent by Grover Cleveland Huckaby, 69 Farrington Square, London, W.C. to Alfred Russel Wallace, [Old Orchard, Broadstone, Wimborne, Dorset] on 25 April 1911.

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30 November 2011 by Mayer, Anna


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LETTER (WCP3311.3279)

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

Held by:
British Library, The
Finding number:
BL Add. 46442 ff. 138-139
Copyright owner:
Copyright of the Grover Cleveland Huckaby Literary Estate.

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69 Farrington Square

April 25, 1911.

Mr. A. R. Wallace

Broadstone Junction


My dear Doctor Wallace,

Mr. Stead1 has just sent me your card and I am writing to you to thank you for your great favour and to say that I shall come down to Broadstone on next Friday. I shall arrive, I believe, at 2.15 in the afternoon, and I can see you either then or the next day, whichever is the more convenient to you. I shall call as soon [[2]] as possible after my arrival to inquire as to this last point mentioned.

Thanking you again for great kindness| I am | Most sincerely yours| G. C. Huckaby [signature]



1 Stead, William Thomas (1849-1912). Editor and psychical investigator

2 Written in the hand of Alfred Russel Wallace is:

"[recipient note]:Called, April 28th, 1911

Very intelligent and interesting American Native of Louisiana --Interested in, and studying, Her Race’s--problem and it’s future -- Also in p[as]s[a]ge research & Spiritualism.

A.R.W. [signature]"

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