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Record number: WCP362

Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
Fanny & Thomas Sims
20 February 1856

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Singapore to Fanny & Thomas Sims 7 Conduit Street, Regent Street, London on 20 February 1856.

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


Re. departure from Sarawak, leaving Charles behind; admirable character of Sir James Brooke; slow healing of injured foot; good collection of insects in Borneo; Sims' photography business; Fenton's Crimea photographs; justification of Crimean war.

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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. 60-61]

Copyright owner:
ŠA. R. Wallace Literary Estate
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