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Record number: WCP4367

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Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
Edward Bagnall Poulton
On:
2 June 1889

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Nutwood Cottage, Frith Hill, Godalming to Edward Bagnall Poulton Wykeham House, Banbury Road, Oxford on 2 June 1889.

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16 July 2012 by Catchpole, Caroline

Summary

If DCL gets offered again, will accept. "I feel myself too much of an amateur in Nat. His, and altogether too ignorant ... to receive honours from a great University .. . left school (a bad one) at 14." About Mr. Edwards and his butterfly collection. Criticises Bates' classification of butterflies.

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LETTER (WCP4367.4605)

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

Held by:
Hope Entomological Library, Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Finding number:
ARW 20
Copyright owner:
ŠA. R. Wallace Literary Estate
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Hope Entomological Library, Oxford University Museum of Natural History

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