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Transcriber: Benny, Ruth
Transcription date: January 20, 2015
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42, GREAT RUSSELL STREET,
May 6th 1915.
Dear Prof[essor]. Pearson,
I am engaged upon editing the Life and Letters of of the late Dr. Alfred Russel Wallace and I understand from Mr. Wallace Junr.1 that you have probably some of Dr. Wallace's letters amongst Sir Francis Galton's papers which I understand are in your possession. Is that so? And if so, would you be so good as to lend them to me for a short time for us in the biography?
I came across a few of Sir Francis Galton's letters to Dr. Wallace the other day and I am putting them together and as soon as I have gone through the whole of the letters I shall be very happy to send them to you for your perusal.
With kind thanks for your response .
Believe me to be, | Yours faithfully | J. Marchant [signature]
1. Wallace, William Greenell (1871-1951). Alfred Russel Wallace's son.
2. Galton, Sir Francis (1822-1911). English progressive, polymath, psychologist, anthropologist, eugenicist, explorer and geographer.
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