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Record number: WCP4152

Sent by:
William Greenell [ARW's son] Wallace
Sent to:
Karl Pearson
16 July 1928

Sent by William Greenell [ARW's son] Wallace, Doveshill Cottage, Ensbury Park, Bournemouth, Hampshire to Karl Pearson University College Bristol on 16 July 1928.

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27 March 2012 by Catchpole, Caroline


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LETTER (WCP4152.4173)

A typical letter handwritten by author in English and signed by author.

Held by:
University College London Special Collections
Finding number:
PEARSON 598/P-W Pearson 598/P-W, Box 179
Copyright owner:
©Wallace Family

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Doveshill Cottage,

Ensbury Park,


July 16th. 1928

Dear Sit,

I enclose copies of two letters written by Sir Francis Galton1 to my father bearing on the latters proposal for the establishment of an experimental farm to investigate problems of heredity &c. [.] You probably have my father's intermediate letter.

Yours faithfully | W. G. Wallace [signature]

Prof. Karl Pearson F. R. S.

University College. W. C. 1


1. Sir Francis Galton (1822-1911). English polymath psychologist, anthropologist, eugenicist, tropical explorer, geographer, inventor, meteorologist, proto-geneticist, psychometrician, and statistician.

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