Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Portsmouth to H. Norton Shaw, [Royal Geographical Society, 3 Waterloo Place] on 8 February 1854.
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A typical letter handwritten by author in English and signed by author.
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Transcriber: Parfitt, Elisabeth
Transcription date: May 21, 2012
Scrutiny: 15/01/2013 - Catchpole, Caroline;
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Feb.[ruary] 8th. 1854
I have received this morning a letter from the Admiralty offering me a circuitous passage to Australia in the "Juno", which I have written to accept.
If you can get me a letter of introduction to Capt[ai]n Fremantle I should be much obliged.
Dr Norton Shaw.
Feb 9th. --
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