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Record number: WCP4662

Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
unknown correspondent
1 November 1899

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Corfe View, Parkstone, Dorset to unknown correspondent [none given] on 1 November 1899.

Record created:
14 August 2012 by Catchpole, Caroline


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LETTER (WCP4662.4979)

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

Held by:
American Philosophical Society
Copyright owner:
ŠA. R. Wallace Literary Estate

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Parkstone, Dorset.

Nov[ember]. 1st. 1899

Dear Sir1

I returned the Photos. today asking you to send the three chosen to Messrs. Macmillan & Co.2. But to save you the trouble I have now written to ask them to send a messenger for them.

Yours truly Alfred R. Wallace [signature]

Alfred Russell[sic] Wallace

Zoologist. 1823-19133


1. The addressee is unknown.

2. Macmillan and Company (est. 1843). Wallace’s publishers.

3. This reference to Wallace has been made by a separate hand, presumably for filing purposes.

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