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Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
Frank Evers Beddard
17 April 1886

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Nutwood Cottage, Frith Hill, Godalming to Frank Evers Beddard [none given] on 17 April 1886.

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29 November 2012 by Catchpole, Caroline


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LETTER (WCP4901.5300)

A typical letter handwritten by author in English and signed by author.

Held by:
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Finding number:
Ferdinand Dreer Autograph Collection [0175], box 308, folder 38
Copyright owner:
ŠA. R. Wallace Literary Estate

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Frith Hill, Godalming.

April 17th. 1886

Dear Mr Beddard

Thank you very much for your interesting facts of internal variation of an earthworm. It affords a very valuable case and the remarks you make upon it are very suggestive.

If you should meet with any other cases of a similar nature either in your own experience or in your reading I should be much obliged if you will communicate it to me.

Believe me | Yours faithfully | Alfred R. Wallace [signature]

Frank E. Beddard Esq.1


Alfred R. Wallace2


1. Frank Evers Beddard (1858-1925). English zoologist and leading authority on annelids.

2. Wallace’s name is inscribed in the bottom right-hand corner of the reverse side of the letter.

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