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Record number: WCP432

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Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
Annie Wallace (née Mitten)
3 January 1887

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, The Hamilton Hotel, Washington D.C., U.S.A. to Annie Wallace (née Mitten) Nutwood Cottage, Frith Hill, Godalming on 3 January 1887.

Record created:
06 August 2011 by Beccaloni, George


Re. arrival from Boston on December 31st in a snowstorm, stayed with Mr Riley the entomologist until a suitable room available, will stay at the Hamilton for next two or three months; instructions re. Alfred Russel Wallace's pension; Williams now has applications for many Alfred Russel Wallace lectures; meeting with Prof Coues; accounts from MacMillan can be signed by Annie; stamped envelope addressed to her at Frith Hill, Godalming and postmarked on the front Washington 3 Jan 1887 and on the back with two overlapping postmarks, one New York, [the other Godalming] Some numbers (apparently two sums of money in LSD) are written on the back in ink in an unknown hand.

Record contains:

  • letter (1)
  • envelope (1)

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ENVELOPE (WCP432.1495)

Held by:
Natural History Museum
Finding number:
NHM WP1/5/13(2)
Copyright owner:
©A. R. Wallace Literary Estate
Image credit:
©Trustees of The Natural History Museum



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