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Record number: WCP365

Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
Fanny & Thomas Sims
10 December 1856

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Macassar [Makassar], Celebes [Sulawesi] Island, [Indonesia] to Fanny & Thomas Sims, [7 Conduit Street, Regent Street, London] on 10 December 1856.

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03 June 2013 by Chillingworth, Nancy
Verified by:
21/08/2012 - Catchpole, Caroline (All except summary checked);


Re. arrival of letters from home; birth of first niece or nephew; expense of Sims's rent and financial burden to his mother; departure for Aru in two days time; diet on Aru, list of food stores to be taken, scarcity of fowl, will eat Birds of Paradise and Kangaroo; friends and family; Eliza Roberts's moustache.

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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. 64]

Copyright owner:
ŠA. R. Wallace Literary Estate
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