Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Old Orchard, Broadstone, Dorset to William Beebe [none given] on 12 August 1906.
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A typical letter handwritten by author in English and signed by author.
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Pages with text: 2
Transcriber: Cooper, Rod
Transcription date: February 26, 2014
Scrutiny: 26/02/2014 - Benny, Ruth;
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August 12th. 1906
C. William Beebe Esq[uire].1
Thanks for your letter & enclosure. I had read the extract you send me in a memoir of your book. I think in the "Daily News" & had been so much struck by it, that I cut it out and sent it to a young friend of mine who was then collecting in Trinidad. It is I think a new observation.
My conviction of the truth [] of the protective colour form, & habit theory is, if possible, stronger than ever. Those who deny it are either ignorant or incapable of reasoning.
Yours very truly | Alfred R. Wallace [signature]
1. Beebe,Charles William (1877-1962). American naturalist, explorer and author.
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