Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Passo, Island of Amboyna to Samuel Stevens, [London] on 31 December 1859.
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Wallace, Alfred Russel. (1860). Letters from Ceram and Amboyna. Ibis, 2: 305-306. [p. 306]
Transcriber: Smith, Charles Hyde
Transcription date: May 30, 2012
Scrutiny: 15/01/2013 - Catchpole, Caroline;
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"Passo, Island of Amboyna, Dec. 31, 1859.
"My letter was returned to me because I had not prepaid the postage as far as Singapore. I now add a few lines. I have just arrived here, being quite tired of the barrenness of Ceram. I shall stay about three weeks, and then go to East Ceram and Kè, if possible."
1. Editor Charles H. Smith’s Note: Second of three extracts from letters on collecting dated 26 November 1859, Awaiya, Ceram, 31 December 1859, Passo, Amboyna, and 14 February 1860, Passo. Printed in the Ibis issue of July 1860.
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