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Record number: WCP5135

Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
Carl Semper
26 November 1888

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Nutwood Cottage, Frith Hill, Godalming to Carl Semper [none given] on 26 November 1888.

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05 March 2013 by Catchpole, Caroline


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LETTER (WCP5135.5645)

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

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Universitäets- und Landesbibliothek Düesseldorf
Copyright owner:
©A. R. Wallace Literary Estate

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Frith Hill, Godalming

Nov.[embe]r 26th. 1888

Prof. Karl Semper

Dear Sir

I am publishing a new book on "Darwinism" and shall be much obliged if you will allow me to use two or three of your illustrations in your vol. in "Animal Life" in the Instructional Scientific Series. What I wish for are Fig. 41-42-- and Fig. 103. If you will instruct your publisher to allow Mess[e]rs Macmillan & Co. to have electrotypes of your blocks. I shall be much obliged.

Believe me | Yours faithfully | Alfred R. Wallace [signature]

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