Sent by Edward Stanford, London Agency for Ordnance Maps, 12, 13 and 14 Long Acre, London, W.C. to William Greenell [ARW's son] Wallace Old Orchard, Broadstone, Wimborne, Dorset on 18 November 1913.
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Transcriber: Lester, Ahren
Transcription date: March 3, 2014
Scrutiny: 03/03/2014 - Benny, Ruth;
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London Agency for Ordnance Maps,
12, 13, and 14, Long Acre,
Nov[ember] 18th, 1913
Subject: Dr A. R. Wallace deceased
W.G. Wallace, Esq[uire].,
In reply to your letter of Nov 16th, please inform the executors of your father’s will that there have been no sums due to your father since 1907. The 2 ½ per cent royalty of 4/10 paid him in 1907 was at the end of the edition of our Compendium (Australasia Vol II) which Dr Guillemard edited. £5. 14. 0. was paid to Dr Wallace in 1904, being the finish-up of the edition of Vol I. Dr Gregory edited the new edition (1907), which was an entirely new work, and your father’s own words in a letter of June 20. 1904 were "Of course if you decide to have a new book altogether, that is entirely beyond our original agreement".
Yours faithfully | Edward Stanford, Ltd., | Edward Stanford I [signature] | Governing Director.
P.S. I hope I may be allowed to express my personal sympathy with you & your family. I must have known Dr Wallace for nearly 40 years. E.S.[signature]
1. Typed across the top of the page
"All communications &c. should be sent to the address below, not to Cockspur St[reet]. or Charring Cross.
Telegraphic Addresss: Zeitgeist, London. Telephone: 4284 Gerrard".
2. Top left corner of the page is the stamp "Edward Stanford. By appointment. Geographer to the King".
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