Sent by John Wodehouse, Foreign Office to Alfred Russel Wallace Royal Geographical Society, 3 Waterloo Place on 1 March 1854.
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A typical letter handwritten by author in English and signed by author.
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Pages with text: 2
Transcriber: Szentgyorgyi, Katherine
Transcription date: October 17, 2012
Scrutiny: 15/01/2013 - Catchpole, Caroline;
Signed off: no
March 1. 1854
With reference to my Letter of the 24th. Ultimo I am directed by the Earl of Clarendon to inform you that a Passage for yourself and your Servant to Singapore has been ordered on board the Contract Mail Steamlocker which will leave Southampton on the 4th Instant, and that the1 [] the[sic] Expences[sic] of the Passage will be defrayed by this Office.
I am, | Sir, | Your most obedient | humble Servant, | Wodehouse [signature]2,3
1. At the bottom of page 1 the following is written "A.R. Wallace Esq: 3 Waterloo Place"
2. Text in unknown hand reads "1854| March 1st | Foreign Office | Rec[eive]d. March 1st."
3. Text in unknown hand in pencil reads "[to Wallace, A.R.]"
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