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Record number: WCP5364

Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
Othniel Charles Marsh
4 January 1887

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, The Hamilton Hotel, Washington D.C., USA to Othniel Charles Marsh [none given] on 4 January 1887.

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27 June 2013 by Catchpole, Caroline


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LETTER (WCP5364.6038)

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

Held by:
Manuscript and Archives, Yale University Library
Finding number:
Othniel Charles Marsh Papers, Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University Library, series I, general correspondence, f. 17711-17712
Copyright owner:
ŠA. R. Wallace Literary Estate

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The Hamilton, Washington


Jan[uar]y 4th. 1887

My dear Prof. Marsh

I have just established myself here for the winter & think I shall like it much, as there are plenty of men of congenial taste & much to see in the museums & other public institutions. In looking over the papers you were so good as to give me I find that I have parts 1. 4. 5. 7. or 8 of those on the Jurassic Dinosaurs. Can you now find any of the others for me? I especially want the one giving the classification, pub[lishe]d in Jan 1882 (Part 6.) Can you refer me to any article giving any account of your researches in general & you [[2]] travels & explorations, besides that entitled-- "A Perilous[?] Fossil Plant", which you gave me.

Are the 118 boxes unpacked yet & is there anything especially good & new in them?

Believe me | yours very faithfully | Alfred R. Wallace [signature]

Prof. O. C. Marsh.

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