Letter and MS in John Wallace's hand, headed "The Work problem 50 years ago by a Worker" with notes on the wages and conditions for builders" labourers in London from 1835-1845. The letter comments on his ms and the problem of alcoholism in the working classes in the past.
Envelope addressed to Alfred R. Wallace LLD, Parkstone, Dorsetshire, England, with stamp cut out, part postmark: Stock[ton], 1892. Cal., (day date illegible) on front, New York Jul 5 1892 and Parkstone Jy 14 92 on back. Annotated in pencil [by Alfred Russel Wallace] "Notes on Working Men in 1835-45".