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Record number: WCP4659

Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
[ Francis Albert Rollo Russell ]
10 January 1913

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Old Orchard, Broadstone, Wimborne, Dorset to [Francis Albert Rollo Russell] [none given] on 10 January 1913.

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14 August 2012 by Catchpole, Caroline


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LETTER (WCP4659.4976)

A postcard handwritten by author in English and signed by author.

Held by:
American Philosophical Society
Finding number:
Russell Papers
Copyright owner:
ŠA. R. Wallace Literary Estate

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Broadstone, Dorset

Jan[uar]y. 10th. 1913

Many thanks to yourself and Mrs. Russell1 and your family for your united congratulations.2

They still keep pouring in!

Yours very faithfully Alfred R. Wallace [signature]


1. Wallace is addressing Francis Albert Rollo (1849 - 1914). A meteorologist noted for his study of the worldwide effects of the eruption of Krakatoa in 1883.

2. Wallace is referring to his recent ninetieth birthday on 8 January 1913.

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