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Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
Samuel Stevens
31 December 1859

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Passo, Amboyna [Ambon] Island, [Indonesia] 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]

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[[1]] [p. 306]1

"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. Smiths 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.


This transcript originates from Charles H. Smiths The Alfred Russel Wallace Page website (http://people.wku.edu/charles.smith/index1.htm): See http://people.wku.edu/charles.smith/wallace/S059.htm

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