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Record number: WCP3610

Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
White & Sons
6 September 1877

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Madeira Villa, Madeira Road, Ventnor, Isle of Wight to White & Sons [none given] on 6 September 1877.

Record created:
21 December 2011 by Catchpole, Caroline


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LETTER (WCP3610.3511)

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

Held by:
Surrey History Centre
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Copyright owner:
ŠA. R. Wallace Literary Estate

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Madeira Villa, Madeira Road.

Ventnor, I. of Wight

Sept[embe]r. 6th, 1877

Messr. White & Sons1

Dear Sirs

The Rev. Mr. Hillyer will leave my house in Rosehill on Tuesday afternoon next, and I have arranged for him to pay a half-week's rent for the accommodation. There is also a sum of s10/- agreed to be paid for the coals left in the house, which I shall be obliged by your receiving with the rent. I propose to return to Dorking on Tuesday evening.

Yours truly | Alfred R. Wallace [signature]

24 . 4 . 0

2 . 2 . 0

- . 10 . 0

6 . 16 . 0



Wallace, A.R.


House Agency


1. White & Sons, British real estate firm founded in 1817

2. This text appears in the bottom left of page one, as a scratch addition of currency undertaken by the author.

3. The text from here until the end of the document occurs on the centered in the right half of the second page, likely as an address or notation on the outside of the folded letter.

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