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Record number: WCP3788

Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
Lester Frank Ward
July 1889

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, [Frith Hill, Godalming, Surrey] to Lester Frank Ward 1464 Rhode Island Avenue, Washington D.C., USA on July 1889.

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02 February 2012 by Catchpole, Caroline


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LETTER (WCP3788.3702)

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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July, 18891

D.[ear] Mr. Ward2

Hope you have received my book on Darwinism which I asked the American Publishers to send you. I have left my former house for a warmer locality and my future address will be




Hoping you are quite well and thanking you for the very interesting paper you sent me on Paradoxes in Polit.[ical] Economy.

Believe me | Yours very faithfully | Alfred R. Wallace [signature]


1. The date "July, 1889" written in a different hand on the top right corner.

2. Lester Frank Ward (18 June 1841 – 18 April 1913), American botanist and sociologist.

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