Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Holly House, Tanner Street, Barking to John Obadiah Westwood [none given] on 18 October 1870.
Asks for information about Mr Halliday additional to what is mentioned in Ent. Month. Mag No.76 for his Presidential Address and list of important works with Westwood's opinion on which are most important and have not been superseded.
A typical letter handwritten by author in English and signed by author.
An original MS
Pages with text: 1
Transcriber: Lord, Annette
Transcription date: July 26, 2012
Scrutiny: 15/01/2013 - Catchpole, Caroline;
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Holly House, Barking, E.
Oct. 18th. 1870
Will you oblige me by furnishing me at your convenience, with any thing you know of the late Mr Halliday1[sic] (additional to what is stated in Ent[omological] Month[ly] Mag[azine] No.76.) for my Pres[identia]l Address, and also a list of his more important works noting what you consider the most important, & what has not yet been superseded by later work.
Believe me Yours very faithfully Alfred R. Wallace [signature]
1. Probably a reference to entomologist Alexander Henry Haliday (1806-1870).
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