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Record number: WCP5233

Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
William James

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Quincy House, Boston, USA to William James [none given] on  [?1886].

Record created:
08 April 2013 by Catchpole, Caroline


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LETTER (WCP5233.5761)

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

Held by:
Houghton Library, Harvard University
Finding number:
MS Am 1092 (1149-1151)
Copyright owner:
ŠA. R. Wallace Literary Estate

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Probably 18861

Quincy House, Boston

Saturday Morning.

William James Esq.2

Dear Sir

I have just returned to Boston and if convenient should be glad to spend tomorrow (Sunday) afternoon with you. I hope this will reach you in time for you to let [m]e hear from you.

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


1. Written in pencil above the address

2. American psychologist and philosopher William James (1842 - 1910).

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