Sent by Thomas Barrow, Gowerton, Wales to Alfred Russel Wallace [address not recorded] on 8 January 1913.
Congratulating Wallace on his 90th birthday
A typical letter .
Transcriber: Benny, Ruth
Transcription date: November 6, 2014
Scrutiny: 06/11/2014 - Benny, Ruth;
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S. O. Glam
Jan[uary] : 8. 1913
Dear Mr. Wallace
Thee again I desire to congratulate you on your Birthday -- this time your ninetieth & sincerely wish you many Happy returns of the day & so glad to find you are so vigorous & so full of enthusiasm in so many good causes.
If you remember I thanked you [] for the delight I had received in reading your "Amazon" & you advised me to read The Malay Archipelago", this I have done with much profit & pleasure, but the "Amazon" holds first place & I am now going through it for the fifth time & your portrait from "Daily News & Header" is mow added & my children are so delighted as their [] Dad in its perusal.
With kindest wishes | I remain | Yours very sincerely | Thomas Barron [signature]
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