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Record number: WCP3471

Sent by:
? unknown correspondent
Sent to:
Alfred Russel Wallace
8 March 1907

Sent by ? unknown correspondent, County Court Office, Birkenhead to Alfred Russel Wallace [none given] on 8 March 1907.

Record created:
30 November 2011 by Mayer, Anna


Re. book ARW sent to the local psychological society

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  • letter (1)

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LETTER (WCP3471.2958)

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

Held by:
British Library, The
Finding number:
BL Add. 46439 ff. 363-364
Copyright owner:
Copyright of the Literary Estate.

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County Court Office,


8 March [190]72

My dear Sir –

Thanks for your gift of your Work to our Psychological Society --

It is the Book I sent t[o] Dr Arnott3 on his saying he would read any sensible Book I would send him & after consultation your Work was selected & I hope it may have -- as it deserves -- the [[2]]4 desired effect --

Believe me | very truly yours | [signature illegible]

A R Wallace Esq[uire]


1. Page numbered 363 in pencil in top RH corner. The image of a crown is printed to the left of the address.

2. Year deduced from birth and death dates of recipient, ARW.

3. Not identified.

4. Page numbered 364 in pencil in top RH corner.

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