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Record number: WCP359

Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
Frances ("Fanny") Sims (née Wallace)
25 June 1855

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Sadong River, Sarawak, Borneo Island, [Malaysia] to Frances ("Fanny") Sims (née Wallace) [none given] on 25 June 1855.

Record created:
31 May 2013 by Chillingworth, Nancy
Verified by:
21/08/2012 - Catchpole, Caroline (All except summary checked);


Re. Thomas Sims's photography business; Stevens' proposal to send Alfred Russel Wallace an assistant, desirable qualities in an assistant, Charles's deficiencies; Madame Pfeiffer's insect collection; news of Australian Expedition (A C Gregory [Northern Australian]; arrival of new missionary from England; wanting a shoe last; wanting news of John and Mary in California; collapse of Page, Bacon and Co; Dyak's delight in musical box.

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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. 56-58]

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©A. R. Wallace Literary Estate
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