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Record number: WCP410

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Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
Annie Wallace (née Mitten)
On:
29 June 1895

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Parkstone, Dorset, to Annie Wallace (née Mitten) Hurstpierpoint, Sussex on 29 June 1895.

Record created:
06 August 2011 by Beccaloni, George

Summary

Re. arrival of her letter from Grindenwald, is preparing for journey (with her father William Mitten), asks her for guide book with maps and to ensure Mitten's boots well nailed, will visit Meiringen and other places on Annie's recommendation; Dr Allman's gardener to care for orchids in Alfred Russel Wallace's absence; visit from Comerford Casey and his daughter, visit by George Silk; visit by a student of Spiritualism and his wife who went into a trance and behaved as various characters including Alfred Russel Wallace's mother, photographs taken, possibly (a spirit) may be seen.; Stamped envelope addressed to Mrs Wallace c/o W. Mitten, Hurstpierpoint Sussex, postmarked on the form Parkstone 29 Jun 1895

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  • letter (1)
  • envelope (1)

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ENVELOPE (WCP410.1491)

Held by:
Natural History Museum
Finding number:
NHM WP1/4/4(1)
Copyright owner:
©A. R. Wallace Literary Estate
Image credit:
©Trustees of The Natural History Museum

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