Sent by John Wodehouse, Foreign Office to Alfred Russel Wallace Royal Geographical Society, 3 Waterloo Place on 24 February 1854.
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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
February 24. 1854
I am directed by the Earl of Clarendon to acknowledge the receipt of your Letter of yesterday’s date, requesting a Passage for yourself and Servant in the Mail Packet, which leaves Southampton for Singapore in the course of the ensuing Week, and I am to inform you in reply that the Earl of Clarendon has requested the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to cause your wishes to be [] be[sic] complied with. --
I am, | Sir | Your most obedient | humble Servant | Wodehouse [signature]1
1. Text in unknown hand reads "1854| Feb[ruary]. 24 | Foreign Office [to Wallace, A.R.] | Rec[eive]d. Feb[ruary]. 25th."
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