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Record number: WCP4788

Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
Arthur Pontifex
18 May 1903

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Old Orchard, Broadstone, Wimborne, Dorset to Arthur Pontifex [none given] on 18 May 1903.

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18 October 2012 by Catchpole, Caroline


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LETTER (WCP4788.5168)

A postcard 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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Broadstone, Dorset

May 18th. 1903

When you next come to Broadstone come & see my Eremurus himalaicus1 which is now in flower and is very handsome.

Alfred R. Wallace -- [signature]


1. A species of the Eremurus genus, also known as foxtail lilies or desert candles.

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