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Record number: WCP3644

Sent by:
John Wodehouse
Sent to:
Henry Norton Shaw
9 February 1854

Sent by John Wodehouse, Foreign Office to Henry Norton Shaw Royal Geographical Society, 3 Waterloo Place on 9 February 1854.

Record created:
09 January 2012 by Catchpole, Caroline
Verified by:
22/08/2012 - Catchpole, Caroline (All except summary checked);


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LETTER (WCP3644.3547)

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

Held by:
Royal Geographical Society
Finding number:
RGS Corr. Block CB4 1851-60 FOREIGN OFFICE
Copyright owner:
Copyright of the John Wodehouse Literary Estate.
Record scrutiny:
22/08/2012 - Catchpole, Caroline;

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Transcription information




Foreign Office.

February 9. 1854


I am directed by the Earl of Clarendon to inform you that the destination of Her Majestys Ship Frolic has been changed, and that a Passage cannot therefore be given in that Vessel to Mr. Wallace.

I am, | Sir, | your most obedient | humble Servant | Wodehouse [signature]

The Secretary to

The Royal Geographical Society.

&c &c &c


1854 1

Foreign Office

Feb: 10/542


1. Text in unknown hand reads "Feb. 9".

2. Text in unknown hand written diagonally upwards reads "Ref. A.R. Wallace".

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