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Record number: WCP3461

Sent by:
Annie Besant
Sent to:
Alfred Russel Wallace
9 February 1892

Sent by Annie Besant, 19 Avenue Road, Regent's Park, London, N.W. to Alfred Russel Wallace [none given] on 9 February 1892.

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30 November 2011 by Mayer, Anna


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LETTER (WCP3461.2948)

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

Held by:
British Library, The
Finding number:
BL Add. 46439 f. 249
Copyright owner:
Theosophical Society in England

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[[1]]1, 2

19 Avenue Road

Regent's Park. London.

N. W.

Feb[ruary] 9. 1892.

Dear Mr. Wallace,

I shall be in Parkstone on Tuesday next, I should much like to call on you, if your health & convenience permit. We might have a talk on subjects deeply interesting to both of us.

Very sincerely yours | Annie Besant3 [signature]


1. In the upper lefthand corner is the seal of the Theosophical Society, which incorporates the Ouroboros, the Swastika, the Star of David, the Ankh and the Aum, ringed by the Society's motto, which reads: THERE IS NO RELIGION HIGHER THAN TRUTH.

2. 249 is written in the upper righthand corner.

3. Besant, Annie (1847-1933). British socialist, Theosophist, women's rights activist, writer and orator.

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