Sent by Thomas Wonnacott, Devonshire House, Farnham, Surrey to Alfred Russel Wallace Waldron Edge, Duppas Hill, Croydon on 11 September 1878.
Letter of recommendation for Wallace from the architect of The Dell.
A typical letter handwritten by author in English and signed by author.
An original MS
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Transcriber: Corona, Alberto Julian
Transcription date: August 4, 2014
Scrutiny: 04/08/2014 - Benny, Ruth;
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Sep[tember]. 11 1878
I beg to certify that Mr. Alfred R Wallace of Waldron Edge, Duppas Hill Croydon has been associated with me in the control and management of workmen and that he in eminently qualifies to fill our office demanding princess uniffled judiciousoly with Kindness
Able to command obedience without any harshness; self possesed in since of difficulty; and always courteous and kind with and any approach to weakness I have the greatest pleasure and confidence in testifying to his being fully qualified for a position of trust and authority
Tho[ma]s Wonnacott [signature] F.R.I.B.A.| Architect
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