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Record number: WCP4753

Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
Samuel Stevens
6 February 1861

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Delli [Dili], Timor Island, [East Timor] to Samuel Stevens, [London] on 6 February 1861.

Record created:
26 September 2012 by Catchpole, Caroline


Wallace informs Stevens he had been stationed there for a month and was intending to wait there two more months. He reports the country is barren, poor in insects, abundant in birds, although there weren't very fine species.

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  • letter (1)

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LETTER (WCP4753.5113)

A typical letter   in English.

This letter was mentioned in a publication as having been received by Stevens. It is unknown at present if the original still survives and where it is located.

Copyright owner:
ŠA. R. Wallace Literary Estate