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Record number: WCP487

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Sent by:
W. van den Berghe
Sent to:
Alfred Russel Wallace
8 January 1913

Sent by W. van den Berghe, London to Alfred Russel Wallace [address not recorded] on 8 January 1913.

Record created:
01 June 2002 by Lucas, Paula J.


Begging for money for a passage to South Africa after reading a biographical article about Wallace in the Westminster Gazette including Wallace's reported opinion on the alleviation of poverty; he has been financially ruined by the Boer War and by the loss of restaurant in Leith, Scotland due to strikes.

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  • letter (1)

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LETTER (WCP487.487)

A typical letter  .

Held by:
Natural History Museum
Finding number:
NHM WP1/8/16
Copyright owner:
Copyright of the W. van den Berghe Literary Estate.
Image credit:
©Trustees of The Natural History Museum



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