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Record number: WCP5035

Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
Edvard Alexander Westermarck
22 May 1891

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Corfe View, Parkstone, Dorset to Edvard Alexander Westermarck [none given] on 22 May 1891.

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21 February 2013 by Catchpole, Caroline


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LETTER (WCP5035.5584)

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.

May 22nd 18911

Edward Westermarck Esq.2

Dear Sir

I wish to inform you that I shall be from home on Monday & Tuesday next, & perhaps again at the end of the week. I shall be glad to see you on Wednesday if you can come on that day. If not then the week after.

Yours faithfully │ Alfred R. Wallace [signature]


1. The numbers 5125 written here in pencil.

2. Westermarck, Edvard Alexander (1862-1939). Finnish philosopher and sociologist.

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