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Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
Lester Frank Ward
On:
28 October 1888

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, [Frith Hall, Godalming] to Lester Frank Ward 1464 Rhode Island Avenue, Washington D.C., U.S.A. on 28 October 1888.

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02 February 2012 by Catchpole, Caroline

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LETTER (WCP3787.3701)

A postcard handwritten by author in English and signed by author.

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John Hay Library, Brown University
Finding number:
Ms. 90.23, Series I, Subseries E
Copyright owner:
Copyright of the A. R. Wallace Literary Estate

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Thanks for seeds of Clitoria mariana the roots sent before arrived quite dry & dead. These seeds seem so good they are sure to grow. I am glad to say I am getting near [the] end of my new book on "Darwinism" & have been using your papers on Palaeobotany for a sketch of that subject as illustrating the evolution of plants.

Alfred R. Wallace [signature]

ENDNOTES

1. Front of postcard indicates the notes is to Lester F. Ward (1841-1913), botanist and sociologist.

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