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Record number: WCP5026

Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
Edvard Alexander Westermarck
4 December 1890

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Corfe View, Parkstone, Dorset to Edvard Alexander Westermarck [none given] on 4 December 1890.

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21 February 2013 by Catchpole, Caroline


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LETTER (WCP5026.5575)

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

Held by:
Åbo Akademi University Library
Finding number:
Manuscript collections, Westermarck, Edvard, vol XXXII
Copyright owner:
©A. R. Wallace Literary Estate

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Parkstone, Dorset.

Dec. 4th. 1890

Edward Westermarck Esq.1

Dear Sir

I shall be glad to read your chapter on "Sexual selection among Animals" if you think it will not be sufficient for me to read it in the proof. I shall be very glad to see you in a week or two, but at present my small house is being altered and the builders have hardly left us a room to inhabit.

Yours very truly | Alfred R. Wallace [signature]


1. Westermarck, Edvard [sic Edward] A (1862-1939). Anthropologist.

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