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Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
Leonard, Nellie, Nora Pattie and Spencer Hall
On:
 [1908]

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, [Old Orchard, Broadstone, Wimborne, Dorset] to Leonard, Nellie, Nora Pattie and Spencer Hall [none given] on  [1908].

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18 July 2013 by Catchpole, Caroline

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LETTER (WCP5389.6101)

A postcard handwritten by author in English and signed by author.

Held by:
Wallace Family Collection
Copyright owner:
ŠA. R. Wallace Literary Estate

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[[1]]1

To my five unknown friends at Edgbaston

Be you short, or be you tall,

Young or old, or great or small,

Whether you dwell in cottage or hall,

Good wishes & thanks I send you all.

Alfred R. Wallace [signature]

[[2]]

The Worst Enemy of Mankind is FEAR !

The Best Friend -- Laughter ! !

Warm Greetings !

Yuletide, 1908.

FROM

LEONARD, PATTIE, NELLIE, SPENCER, and NORA

HALL.

ROSEDALE, KINGSCOTE ROAD

EDGBASTON.

ENDNOTES

1. "Answered" is written in pencil at the top left corner of the page.

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