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Record number: WCP4903

Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
unknown correspondent
12 March 1888

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Nutwood Cottage, Frith Hill, Godalming to unknown correspondent [none given] on 12 March 1888.

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29 November 2012 by Catchpole, Caroline


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LETTER (WCP4903.5302)

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

Held by:
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Finding number:
Simon Gratz Autograph Collection [0250A] case 12, box 13
Copyright owner:
ŠA. R. Wallace Literary Estate

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Frith Hill, Godalming

March 12th. 1888

Dear Sir

I could not give any lecture on Natural Selection without large diagrams which would be unsuitable in such an [one word illegible] & involve more trouble than I care about.

I will though give you the lecture in "Social Economy or Political Economy"-- But please understand that I have no particular desire to come to London to lecture, & if your [[2]] Committee think they can have any more suitable subject from any other lecturer I shall be quite content.

Yours faithfully | Alfred R. Wallace [signature]


Alfred Russel Wallace


Eminent British scientist and author

See Men of the Time.

A.R. Wallace

March 12 88

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