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Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
John Obadiah Westwood
24 June 

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, 9 St Mark's Crescent, Regent's Park, London, N.W. to John Obadiah Westwood [none given] on 24 June .

Record created:
26 July 2012 by Catchpole, Caroline


Asks for description of new genus & species of Cetonia from Penang or at least the name as he wants to incorporate it in his paper to be read this day week.

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LETTER (WCP4629.4943)

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

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Hope Entomological Library, Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Finding number:
ARW 314
Copyright owner:
ŠA. R. Wallace Literary Estate

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9 St. Marks Crescent

June 24th.

Dear Westwood

Can you be so good as to send me the description of that new genus & species of Cetonia from Penang -- or at least the name as I want to incorporate it in my paper to read this day week.

Yours very truly, A. R. Wallace [signature]

Prof[essor] Westwood.

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