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Record number: WCP490

Sent by:
Dora Best
Sent to:
Alfred Russel Wallace
7 January 1913

Sent by Dora Best, Goole, East Yorkshire to Alfred Russel Wallace [address not recorded] on 7 January 1913.

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


Congratulating Wallace on reaching his 90th birthday and giving news of her family, weather and gardening.

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LETTER (WCP490.490)

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Held by:
Natural History Museum
Finding number:
NHM WP1/8/19
Copyright owner:
Copyright of the Dora Best Literary Estate.

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Eton College


Dec Jan[uary] 7th 1913

Dear Dr. Wallace

Very many happy returns of this day. I write this in a [illeg] hurry so please excuse untidyness &c. &c.. A very happy New Year too with a little more sunshine than 1912. I hope you are all well, perhaps you [illeg] [MS incomplete]

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