Sent by William Greenell [ARW's son] Wallace, Tulgey Wood, Broadstone, Dorset to Theodore Dru Alison Cockerell [none given] on 10 December 1914.
Informs Cockerell of the death of his mother, Mary Ann Wallace on 10th December.
A typical letter handwritten by author in English and signed by author.
An original MS
Pages with text: 2
Transcriber: Cooper, Rod
Transcription date: October 4, 2012
Scrutiny: 15/01/2013 - Catchpole, Caroline;
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Dec[embe]r 10th 1914
Dear Professor Cockerell1,
You will, I know, be grieved to learn that my mother died this morning. She had been suffering for the past two years from creeping paralysis & was latterly quite helpless, though she kept wonderfully brave & cheerful & took the greatest interest in her plants & the []2 garden to the end.
She passed away quite peacefully on just such a beautiful sunny day as when my father died a year ago.
It was a happy release for her.
With kindest regards for Mrs Cockerell & yourself in which my sister joins,
Yours sincerely | W.G.Wallace [signature]
1. Theodore Dru Alison Cockerell (1866 - 1948). American zoologist.
2. William Greenell Wallace enumerates the top of this page with the respective page number.
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