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Record number: WCP3780

Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
Lester Frank Ward
12 August 1894

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Corfe View, Parkstone, Dorset to Lester Frank Ward [none given] on 12 August 1894.

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02 February 2012 by Catchpole, Caroline


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LETTER (WCP3780.3694)

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

Held by:
John Hay Library, Brown University
Finding number:
Ms. 90.23, Series I, Subseries E
Copyright owner:
ŠA. R. Wallace Literary Estate

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Parkstone, Dorset

August 12th 1894

My dear Mr Ward,

We shall be very pleased to have you stay with us as long as you find anything to interest you in this neighbourhood, and I shall be delighted to go with you to Portland, which can be easily reached from here. There are several trains from Oxford to this place –

From Oxford Reach Parkstone

10.57 3.20

2.10 6.20

4.20 8.00

5.47 9.20

Or you will send a postcard [[2]] saying by which train you will come I will meet you at the station which is close to my cottage.

With Best Wishes | Believe and yours very truly | Alfred R Wallace [signature]

Lester F. Ward Esq.

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