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Record number: WCP349

Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
Richard Spruce
19 September 1852

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Brig Jordeson, Lat. N. 49.30, Long. W. 20 to Richard Spruce Rio Negro, Brazil on 19 September 1852.

Record created:
19 November 2012 by Catchpole, Caroline
Verified by:
22/08/2012 - Catchpole, Caroline (All except summary checked);


Re. the burning and sinking of ship Helen off Brazil, his rescue and voyage to London, the loss of his collections, insurance, and future plans; news of Crystal Palace exhibition.

Record notes

Record contains:

  • letter (2)
  • publication (1)

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LETTER (WCP349.5294)

A transcription typewritten  in English.

Held by:
University of Dundee
Finding number:
UR-SF 2/17/2
Copyright owner:
ŠA. R. Wallace Literary Estate
Image credit:
Images courtesy of University of Dundee Archive Services

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