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Record number: WCP3676

Sent by:
John Crawford
Sent to:
[ Royal Geographical Society ]
5 April 1859

Sent by John Crawford, [none given] to [ Royal Geographical Society], [Royal Geographical Society, 15 Whitehall Place, London] on 5 April 1859.

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11 January 2012 by Catchpole, Caroline


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LETTER (WCP3676.3579)

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Royal Geographical Society
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Copyright of the John Crawford Literary Estate.

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Mr Wallaces notes deserve a place in our transactions Journal, and being of very moderate length ought to be inserted without curtailment. They form the most authentic account of the part of New Guinea which he visited, and the only [1 word illeg] one by an Englishman. They do not include the department in which Mr Wallace is strongest, that of Natural History, which no doubt, he reserves for another occasion.

J. Crawford [signature]

April 5th


The Author mentioned at page 180 of address, CS1


1. Written in different hand.

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