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Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
Annie Wallace (née Mitten)
[ 13 ] July 1895

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Hotel du Sauvage, Meiringen, Switzerland to Annie Wallace (née Mitten) Corfe View, Parkstone, Dorset on [13] July 1895.

Record created:
06 August 2011 by Beccaloni, George


Re. walk with Annie's father (William Mitten) from Grimsel Hospice; visit to Reichenbach Falls and gorge of the Aar; sending a box of plants collected including a beech fern and some Asplenium septentrionale (fern); plans to go to Wengern and stay a week; Mitten collecting mosses; cost of postage of newspapers from England.; Also stamped envelope with printed illustration of Hotel du Sauvage and mountains, addressed to Mrs Wallace at Corfe View, Parkstone, Dorset, postmarked on the front Meiringen 14 Jul 1895 and on the back Parkstone 16 Jul (1895).

Record notes

Record contains:

  • letter (1)
  • envelope (1)

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ENVELOPE (WCP414.1492)

Held by:
Natural History Museum
Finding number:
NHM WP1/4/8(1)
Copyright owner:
©A. R. Wallace Literary Estate
Image credit:
©Trustees of The Natural History Museum



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