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Sent by:
John Morley
Sent to:
Alfred Russel Wallace
On:
26 February 1876

Sent by John Morley, [none given] to Alfred Russel Wallace, [The Dell, Grays, Essex] on 26 February 1876.

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25 September 2012 by Catchpole, Caroline

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LETTER (WCP4744.5100)

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

Held by:
American Philosophical Society
Finding number:
Alfred Russel Wallace Collection Mss.B.W15a
Copyright owner:
Copyright of the John Morley Literary Estate.

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Feb[ruary]. 23. 71.

Dear Sir

I regret very much that you are pre-engaged. May I take this opportunity of saying that if on any other occasion you care to write anything w[hic]h might be published in the "Fortnightly Review"1 conveniently to yourself, we should welcome you particularly?

Your’s very faithfully | John Morley [signature]

Alfred R. Wallace. Esq.

ENDNOTES

1. Fortnightly Review. Founded in 1865 as a platform for generally liberal ideas. During John Morley’s editorship (1867-1882) it was renowned for publishing articles favouring reform in academia, work place relations, female emancipation and religion.

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