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Record number: WCP4773

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Alfred Russel Wallace
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13 October 1882

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Nutwood Cottage, Frith Hill, Godalming to Zimmerman [none given] on 13 October 1882.

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16 October 2012 by Catchpole, Caroline


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LETTER (WCP4773.5149)

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:
ŠA. R. Wallace Literary Estate

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Frith Hill, Godalming

Oct[obe]r. 13th 1882

Dear Miss Zimmerman

The enclosed lecture I came upon yesterday and read it through again with intense interest. It seems to me to be far in advance of everything even English advanced liberals have aimed at and so full of profound wisdom and insight, as to make me feel that all the usual "reforms" advocated are mere peddling leaving all the real evils of our political organization[sic] untouched.

Keep it as long as you like but return it some day.

Yours very faithfully | Alfred R. Wallace [signature]

Almost everything I have read of Prof. Newmans shows me that he is one of the wisest if not the very wisest man politically now living.

ARW. [signature]

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