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Record number: WCP416

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Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
Annie Wallace (née Mitten)
9 August 1896

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Parkstone, Dorset to Annie Wallace (née Mitten) Pension Edelweiss, Adelboden, Switzerland on 9 August 1896.

Record created:
06 August 2011 by Beccaloni, George


Re. her arrival at Adelboden and receipt of her letter and Violet's card; work in garden and orchid house, box of orchids expected from Singapore shortly, teaching Kate [housemaid] how to care for orchids in his absence; his tickets and luggage labels (for Switzerland) have arrived with list of party, including Mr Le Gallienne, a poet and alleged Socialist; will stay on arrival at Hotel Victoria Davos Platz; looks forward to going on to Adelboden.; Stamped letter addressed to Mrs Wallace, Pension Edelweiss, Adelboden Switzerland, postmarked on the front Parkstone 10 Aug 1896 and on the back Adelboden 12 Aug 1896, annotated in blue pencil [in Alfred Russel Wallace's or William Greenell Wallace's hand] [?Frumner"]

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  • letter (1)
  • envelope (1)

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ENVELOPE (WCP416.1493)

Held by:
Natural History Museum
Finding number:
NHM WP1/4/10(1)
Copyright owner:
Copyright of the Literary Estate.
Image credit:
©Trustees of The Natural History Museum



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