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Record number: WCP3450

Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
George John Romanes
[not recorded]

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, [none given] to George John Romanes [none given] on  .

Record created:
30 November 2011 by Mayer, Anna


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LETTER (WCP3450.2937)

An author's draft handwritten by author in English and signed by unsigned.

Held by:
British Library, The
Finding number:
BL Add. 46439 f. 232
Copyright owner:
ŠA. R. Wallace Literary Estate

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In reply to his last of Aug[ust]. 8. I pointed out that the sack trick involved one operation only, loosening the cord of the sack neck, -- many ways of doing which are conceivable.

In the Williams case there were two bulky material objects somehow brought into his room, & wh[ich] if impostures must have remained there unless he allowed Williams to carry them away under the very eyes of himself & all his family without any one[sic] seeing it! --

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