Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Corfe View, Parkstone, Dorset to Edvard Alexander Westermarck [none given] on 14 May 1891.
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Wikman, Karl Robert Villehad. (1940). Letters From Edward B. Tylor and Alfred Russel Wallace to Edward Westermarck; Ed. With Introductory Remarks Concerning the Publication of The History of Human Marriage. Abo. 1-22. [p. 19]
Transcriber: Smith, Charles Hyde
Transcription date: February 6, 2013
Scrutiny: 08/02/2013 - Catchpole, Caroline;
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[]1 [p. 19]
May 14th. 1891.
Edward Westermarck, Esq.
My dear Sir
I return you the last proof. I have made one or two verbal suggestions, --especially marriage in place of »sexual intercourse» because [] [p. 20] this last chapter will be the most read, and it is well to be as reticent as possible.
I enclose also a »Prefatory Note», which I suppose is something of the kind that you and Messrs Macmillan wish for.
Yours very truly
1. Editor Charles H. Smith's Note: Tenth of fourteen letters from Wallace to Edward Westermarck, concerning the writing of the latter's The History of Human Marriage. These were included in the article "Letters From Edward B. Tylor and Alfred Russel Wallace to Edward Westermarck; Ed. With Introductory Remarks Concerning the Publication of The History of Human Marriage" by K. Rob. V. Wikman that appeared in 1940 as Acta Academiae Aboensis Humaniora XIII.7. The Wallace letters make up the second half of the work. Note that there are several apparent minor editing errors in the source material that I have not bothered to correct.
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