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Record number: WCP333

Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
Violet Isabel Wallace

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Parkstone, Dorset, to Violet Isabel Wallace [address not recorded] on  [1896].

Record created:
01 June 2002 by Lucas, Paula J.


Postscript re. proposed visit to Barnstaple area, North Devon, rather than Switzerland "next year".

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LETTER (WCP333.333)

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

Held by:
Natural History Museum
Finding number:
NHM WP1/2/132
Copyright owner:
ŠA. R. Wallace Literary Estate

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P.S. As probably Grandpa will want all his money this year for the new ground &c. & will not go to Switzerland with Ma & me, I do not think we shall go, but Ma can go with you, & we will go in June to North Devon for a week or so. Barnstaple seems a good central position with rail to Ilfracombe & to Bideford for Westward Hoe &c. and near [[2]] to Braunton Burrows celebrated for rare plants. Ask Mrs. Fisher if she knows Barnstaple, & what she thinks of it.

In haste | Your affectionate Pa | A.R.W. [signature]

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