Sent by William Greenell [ARW's son] Wallace, Tulgey Wood, Broadstone, Dorset to John Scott Keltie, [Royal Geographical Society, Lowther Lodge, 1 Kensington Gore, London] on 28 May 1915.
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A typical letter typewritten in English and signed by author.
An original MS
Pages with text: 1
Transcriber: Shahidain, Sadik Osman
Transcription date: September 5, 2014
Scrutiny: 05/09/2014 - Rodwell, Stephen;
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May 28th. 1915.
I am very much obliged to you for the statement of facts regarding the recent exploration in the Rio Negro region &c. which your librarian has drawn up and for your remarks on my father's work. It is very interesting to me and will I hope be embodied in our book.
I shall be glad to hear from Dr. H.O.Forbes3 with regard to the Malay Archipelago.
I am sending the tracing of the Map of the Rio Negro of which I wrote in my first letter. On examining it closely my sister and I have come to the conclusion that the lettering was done by my father's sister (Mrs. Sims.4) but I think the tracing of the River &c[.] was done by my father. It is possible, however, that the tracing was made by my aunt for my father from his original drawing which, perhaps, you have.
Yours very truly | W. G. Wallace5 [signature]
Dr J. S. Keltie [signature] F. R. G. S. FSA. &c[.]
1. In the top left of page one of the manuscript, the handwritten text reads "Ack[nowledged]. May 31 15".
2. Keltie, John Scott (1840-1927). Scottish geographer.
3. Forbes, Henry Ogg (1851-1932). Scottish explorer, ornithologist and botanist.
4. Sims, Frances ("Fanny") (née Wallace) (1812-1893). Sister of Alfred Russel Wallace.
5. Wallace, William Greenell (1871-1951). Youngest of 3 children of Alfred Russel Wallace.
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