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Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
Henry Eliot Howard
8 August 1889

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Corfe View, Parkstone, Dorset to Henry Eliot Howard Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.A. on 8 August 1889.

Record created:
22 October 2013 by Catchpole, Caroline


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LETTER (WCP5484.6216)

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

Held by:
Dibner Library, Smithsonian Institution
Finding number:
MSS 001526 A
Copyright owner:
ŠA. R. Wallace Literary Estate

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Parkstone, Dorset, England.

August 8th. 1889

Dear Sir

Thank you for sending me the careful review of my book, in the Providence "Sunday Journal"2, and also for your kind expressions towards myself.

Yours faithfully | Alfred R. Wallace -- [signature]


1. Postcard is stamped "Aug[ust] 20 7AM 1899".

2. Wallace is probably referring to the Providence Daily Journal, first published in 1832 in Providence, Rhode Island.

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