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Sent by:
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent to:
Joseph Dalton Hooker
17 December 1879

Sent by Charles Robert Darwin, Down House, Beckenham, Kent, S.E. to Joseph Dalton Hooker [none given] on 17 December 1879.

Record created:
17 May 2013 by Chillingworth, Nancy


About Miss Buckley's concerns for Wallace's ill-health and his desire to obtain regular partially outdoor work, or indoor work that can be partially done from home. Darwin suggests to Hooker that they might advocate for Wallace to receive a government pension given Wallace's scientific achievements.

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  • letter (1)

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LETTER (WCP5304.5848)

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

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Cambridge University Library
Finding number:
MS DAR 95: 491?3
Copyright owner:
©William H. Darwin
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Reproduced by kind permission of the Syndics of Cambridge University Library

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