Sent by Douglas Dawson, Central Chancery of the Orders of Knighthood, Lord Chamberlain's Office, St James's Palace, S.W. to Alfred Russel Wallace, [Old Orchard, Broadstone, Dorset] on 23 November 1908.
Re. Order of Merit
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Central Chancery of the orders of knighthood
LORD CHAMBERLAIN’S OFFICE
ST. JAMES’S PLACE , S.W.
23rd NOVEMBER 1908
The King will hold the Investiture at Buckingham Palace on the 14th December, 1908 at 12 o’clock noon and I am to inform you thereof, and request your attendance accordingly, in order that His Majesty may invest you with The Insignia of a Member of the Order of Merit.
An immediate reply is requested in order that you may be furnished with the necessary card of summons. Full uniform, or Levée Dress, should be worn with Decorations and Medals.
Your faithfully, l Douglas Dawson colonel [signature]
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