Congratulating Wallace on reaching his 90th birthday and on his achievements.
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Transcriber: Benny, Ruth
Transcription date: January 8, 2015
Scrutiny: 08/01/2015 - Benny, Ruth;
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BRITISH MUSEUM (NATURAL HISTORY),
4 Jan[uary]. 1913.
Dear Mr Wallace
I must write to you on the eve on your ninetieth birthday to congratulate you on attaining so great an age, & to express the hope that you are spared the pains & infirmities [] that so often appears [1 word illeg.] later years.
I do not think we have met given as suited[?] on [1 word illeg. life than, but I still have a living recollection of that & ! with kind regards | Sincerely yours | F. Jeffery Bell [signature]
1. Written at the top left of the page in an unidentified hand is "Answ[ere]d. P. C.".
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