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Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
George Silk
On:
15 October [1854]

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Singapore to George Silk [none given] on 15 October [1854].

Record created:
31 May 2013 by Chillingworth, Nancy

Summary

Re. sailing for Sarawak next day; arranging and cataloguing collection of 6,000 specimens - birds, insects and shells; impossibility of collecting plants for William Hooker; pleasure at quotation by Latham; any news of Sebastopol; wanting copies of 'Punch'; expedition to Mount Ophir.

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PUBLICATION (WCP358.5903)

Marchant, James. (1916). I. Early letters (1854-62). 45-88. In: Marchant, James. Alfred Russel Wallace Letters and Reminiscences, Vol. 1. Cassell and Company, Ltd, London, New York, Toronto and Melbourne. i-xi, 1-320. [p. 52-53]

Copyright owner:
Copyright of the A. R. Wallace Literary Estate