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Record number: WCP3859

Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
W. Watson
28 May 1911

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Old Orchard, Broadstone, Wimborne, Dorset to W. Watson Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew on 28 May 1911.

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07 February 2012 by Catchpole, Caroline


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LETTER (WCP3859.3778)

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

Held by:
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Finding number:
DC English Letters 1911-1920 Vol. 124
Copyright owner:
ŠA. R. Wallace Literary Estate

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Old Orchard,



May 28th 1911

W. Watson Esq.

Dear Sir

Will you please send me the "Bulletins" containing "New Garden Plants", from that issued in 1903 to the latest, (of this year).

For these 8 members, at 4d. each, I enclose P. order for 3/- including postage.

Yours very truly | Alfred R. Wallace [signature]


[[2]] P.S.

Will you kindly send me the title of any Periodical or Pamphlet, (in English or French) giving the most recent descriptive List of the species of the genus Primula, in which I am just now much interested as a horticulturist.

A. R. W.

[[3]]1 [[4]]2


1. Written in an unidenified hand on page 3 is

" Referred to descriptive lists in Nicholson's Dictionary. Reports of Primula Conferences in Journal Hort. Soc. vii xxix "Elevations on Indian Primulas" by Sir G. Watt in Journ. R. Hort. Soc. xxix Forrest & Balfour in Notes from the Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh, iv. Irving on "The hardy Primulas" The Garden, 1909, May 15-Juy 31 pg. 243, etc.

Pax & Kneeth, Primulaceae in [2 words illeg.]


2. Written in an different unidentified hand on page 4 is


K. B. Apprendix III, 1903-1911


Postal Order retd.

References to Primula sent


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