A typical letter handwritten by author in English and signed by author.
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Transcriber: Benny, Ruth
Transcription date: April 15, 2014
Scrutiny: 25/04/2014 - Benny, Ruth;
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April 6th 1887
Dear Mr. Edwards
I have just found that I can pass throufh the Alleghany1 by daylight, and as I may not have another opportunity of doing so I wish to take advantage of it. I therefore leave today for Luray2. Tomorrow morning see the Cavern3, then afternoon on to Clifton Forge4 -- sleep there, & on by 7.am. train to Coalbury5 which I shall reach at 3 pm. instead of at 8 am.
As I may miss your letter here I must come on at the chance of finding you at home.
Yours very truly | Alfred R. Wallace [signature]
W. H. Edwards Esq.
1. Alleghany County is a county located in the U. S. state of Virginia.
2. Luray is a town in Page County, Virginia, United States.
3. The Luray Caverns, originally called the Luray Cave is a large, celebrated commerical cave just west of Luray, Virigina, USA.
4. Clifton Forge is a town in Alleghany County, Virginia.
5. Coalbury is located in Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States.
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