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Record number: WCP4780

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Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
27 May 1891

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Corfe View, Parkstone, Dorset to Evans [none given] on 27 May 1891.

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18 October 2012 by Catchpole, Caroline


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LETTER (WCP4780.5158)

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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Parkstone, Dorset.

May 27th. 1891

Dear Mrs. Evans

Many thanks for the seedling Alonsoas which are doing very well. My new greenhouse is getting stocked but the want of warmth is checking growth. Should you have any young plants of Primula obconica or any other primulas to spare, I should be glad of some, -- but not for 3 or 4 weeks, as I am now full of Ex[aminatio]n. papers [[2]] and must reduce my gardening work to a minimum.

I wish I had something to send you in return, but am afraid I have not at present. Almost all the plants you were so good as to bring me have survived and are growing.

Your very faithfully | Alfred R. Wallace -- [signature]

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