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Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
Thomas Barbour
On:
21 February 1908

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Old Orchard, Broadstone, Wimborne, Dorset to Thomas Barbour [none given] on 21 February 1908.

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15 May 2012 by Catchpole, Caroline

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LETTER (WCP4257.4369)

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

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Harvard University Archives
Finding number:
Letter from Alfred R. Wallace to Thomas Barbour, 21 February 1908: Harvard University Archives, HUG 4192.5 Box 15, Folder: "Wallace, Alfred Russel."
Copyright owner:
ŠA. R. Wallace Literary Estate

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Broadstone, Wimborne

Feb[ruar]y 21st 1908

Thomas Barbour Esq.[uire]1

Dear Sir

Thanks for sending me news of the Mr. Duivenboden whom I knew as quite a young man-- and also of my "boy" Ali2 -- a photograph of whom would have been more interesting to me than those of the men of Dorey, who are pretty nearly as I left them 50 years ago.

Again thanking you.

Yours very truly | Alfred R. Wallace [signature]

ENDNOTES

1. Thomas Barbour, American Herpetologist (1884 - 1946).

2. Wallaces assistant whilst he was in the Malay Archipelago.

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