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Sent by:
James Marchant
Sent to:
Henry Nicholas Ridley
On:
30 July 1914

Sent by James Marchant, 42 Great Russell Street, W.C. to Henry Nicholas Ridley 7 Cumberland Road, Kew on 30 July 1914.

Record created:
08 February 2012 by Catchpole, Caroline

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LETTER (WCP3891.3811)

A typical letter typewritten  in English and signed by author.

Held by:
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Finding number:
HNR/2/1/7
Copyright owner:
Copyright of the James Marchant Literary Estate.

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42, GREAT RUSSELL STREET,

W.C.

30th July 1914.

TELEGRAMS, "RACEGRAM, WESTCENT, LONDON."

TELEPHONE REGENT 4527.

Private correspondence

Please mark reply Private

H. N. Ridley Esq.3,

7, Cumberland Road,

Kew Gardens. Surrey.

Dear Sir

I have pleasure in returning you herewith the 9 letters and 3 postcards from Dr. Alfred Russel Wallace which you were kind enough to lend me with very many thanks.

I must apologise for having kept them so long; but owing to the number of letters received and a break-down in my own health, the copying and returning of letters has been unavoidably delayed.

With renewed thanks, | Yours faithfully, | James Marchant [signature]

ENDNOTES

1. There is a catalogue/reference number printed in the top right-hand corner of the page. It reads "64".

2. The letter is type-written in red ink.

3. Ridley, Henry Nicholas (1855-1956). English botanist, first Scientific Director of Singapore Botanic Gardens, and pioneer of the rubber industry in the Malay peninsula.

4. Marchant, Sir James (1867-1956). Writer and editor of Alfred Russel Wallace: Letters and Reminiscences, (1916) 2 volumes., Cassell and Co., London, New York, Toronto & Melbourne.

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