Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, 9 St Mark's Crescent, Regent's Park, NW to John H. Chamberlain [none given] on 16 December 1867.
Lists an offering of possible lecture topics, including one title "A philosophy of birds' nests" and includes a fee schedule for each talk.
A typical letter handwritten by author in English and signed by author.
An original MS
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Transcriber: Milner, Richard
Transcription date: May 7, 2013
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9 St. Marks Crescent
Dec. 16th 1867
John H. Chamberlain Esq.
I shall be very glad to deliver two lectures at your Institute any time in March or early in April.
"Animal Life in the Tropics", will do for one. The other may be either "The Races of Man in the Malay Archipelago", -- or "The Philosophy of Birds’ nests and the Colours of Birds."
[] My terms are, Ten guineas each lecture, with my expenses.
Please address your reply to Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, where I shall be after tomorrow for some time.
Yours very truly | Alfred R. Wallace [signature]
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