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A typical letter handwritten by author in English and signed by author.
An original MS
Pages with text: 2
Transcriber: Hoare, Eleanor
Transcription date: July 10, 2014
Scrutiny: 09/07/2014 - Benny, Ruth;
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Dec[embe]r. 17th. 18901
Edvard Westermarck Esq.2
I would rather you would put off your visit here a week or two because we have now builders in the house, most of our rooms are uninhabitable and we are altogether too full of dirt & discomfort to receive a visitor. When you come, there is a train from Waterloo Station at 8.5 am if you would not mind starting so early: you would then reach here a little before 1pm [] & you could have lunch with us and return if you like either at 3- or 5.40 pm. reaching London at 7.403 or 9.50.
Yours very truly | Alfred R. Wallace [signature]
The next morning train is at 11.15 reaching here at 3.31
1. Written under the date in an unidentified hand is the number "5118".
2. Westermarck, Edvard Alexander, (1862 - 1939), Finnish social anthropologist, philosopher, and sociologist.
3. Original dash to indicate 7 (7-) appears to have been crossed out to change the time to 7.40.
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