Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, 76 ˝ Westbourne Grove, Bayswater to Henry James Slack [none given] on 15 October .
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Transcriber: Catchpole, Caroline
Transcription date: June 11, 2013
Scrutiny: 14/06/2013 - Cooper, Rod; 14/06/2013 - Catchpole, Caroline;
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76½, Westbourne Grove
I am now in town for a week at the above address, and should be glad to see you but hardly know if I can find time. Please let me know however what evenings you will be at home and I will try to come.
Saturday I think will most likely suit me.
[] Will you be so good as to write down for me the names of the species of animals which you informed me had hooks[?] & specula imbedded in their substance & free, & which you thought served the purpose of making them uneatable by other animals. Please let me know also if any of these species are conspicuously [] coloured.
Believe me | Yours very truly | Alfred R. Wallace [signature]
H. J. Slack Esq.
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