Sent by Wallace, Alfred Russel & Bates, Henry Walter, 50 Upper Albany Street, Regents Park to William Jackson Hooker, [Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew] on 3 April 1848.
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A typical letter handwritten by author in English and signed by author.
Although the letter is from Wallace and Bates, the letter has been written by Wallace.
An original MS
Pages with text: 2
Transcriber: Adams, Christina
Transcription date: October 10, 2012
Scrutiny: 15/01/2013 - Catchpole, Caroline;
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50 Upper Albany St[reet] Regents Park
April 3rd. 1848
Accept our best thanks for the letter of recommendation you have so kindly favoured us with and also for the valuable information contained in your letters.
The former has already been of service to us in obtaining our passports, for which a recommendation is required.
We beg to assure you we [] shall do all in our power to obtain interesting specimens for the Kew Museum, & shall have much pleasure in communicating to you any information we may think interesting.
We remain | Yours much obliged | Alfred R. Wallace [signature] | H. W. Bates1 [signature]
To Sir W. J Hooker2.
1. Henry Walter Bates FRS FLS FGS (1825 -- 1892) was an English naturalist and explorer who travelled with Wallace
2. Sir William Jackson Hooker, FRS (1785 -- 1865) was an English botanist and botanical illustrator. At this time he was also the first Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew
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