Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Corfe View, Parkstone, Dorset to William Job Collins [none given] on 12 May 1897.
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A typical letter handwritten by author in English and signed by author.
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Total Pages : 4
Pages with text: 3
Transcriber: Lester, Ahren
Transcription date: December 20, 2012
Scrutiny: 15/01/2013 - Catchpole, Caroline;
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May 12th. 1897
W.J. Collins M.D.
Dear Dr. Collins
I have just heard that the County Council have recently provided in some of the Parks sand-heaps & other amusements for the smaller children. As this is a subject in which my daughter, who is a Kindergarten Mistress, takes great interest, can you be as good as to send me any Report of the Parks [] Committee, or other publication giving a statement of what has been done in this way.
How disgracefully slow the Government is in giving any effect to the numerous recommendations of the Vaccination Commission,-- allowing men & women to be continually fined & imprisoned in direct opposition to them. []They should at least stop prosecutions till they decide what to do.
Believe me | Yours very truly | Alfred R. Wallace [signature]
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