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Record number: WCP4199

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Assistant Keeper of British Museum
Sent to:
William Greenell [ARW's son] Wallace
5 August 1935

Sent by Assistant Keeper of British Museum, British Museum, London, W.C.1 to William Greenell [ARW's son] Wallace Doveshill Cottage, Ensbury Park, Bournemouth, Hampshire on 5 August 1935.

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05 April 2012 by Catchpole, Caroline


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LETTER (WCP4199.4221)

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British Museum
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Copyright of the Assistant Keeper of British Museum Literary Estate.

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W.G.Wallace esq

Doveshill Ensbury Mound


August 5th.1935

Dear Sir,

The objects from the Amazon and Indonesia sent by you on August 1st ., have safely and in good order. We shall be very pleased to accept them as a gift from yourself and your sister to the Museum. They are an interesting series, particularly the stone Axe from the Amazon and the clay beater from Dory and bird-shaped float.

The keeper whishes me to express his sincere thanks to you for the gift. An official acknowledgement will be sent you after the next trustees meeting, in October. I quite agree that the stone sculpture rom modjo-pahit would be more in place here than in Charterhouse school museum.

Yours faithfully | Assistant keeper1


1. Perhaps Theodore Cressy Skeat (15 February 1907 - 25 June 2003) as referenced at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theodore_Cressy_Skeat

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