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A typical letter handwritten by author in English and signed by author.
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Transcriber: Benny, Ruth
Transcription date: January 28, 2014
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May 24th 1909
Dear Mr. Jordan
Many thanks to Mr Rothschild & to yourseld for sending me the plates of New Guinea butterflies, & others.
I am very glad to see these fine things so well represented.
I am taking Seitz's Butterflies of the World1, but they come out rather slowly. What glorious things are Papilio Alexander[?] & P. supremus[?]2!
Yours very truly | Alfred R. Wallace [signature]
1. Frederick Joseph Adalbert Seitz (1860-1938), German entomolgist and specialist in lepidoptera.
2. Types of butterflies
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