Sent by J. E. Wallace, La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA to llustrated London News [address not recorded] on 12 January 1913.
Asking for Alfred Russel Wallace's address; Alfred Russel Wallace's portrait in the magazine strongly resembles his late father, David Wallace.
A typical letter handwritten by author in English and signed by author.
An original MS
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Transcriber: Truong, Michael
Transcription date: July 8, 2011
Scrutiny: 15/01/2013 - Catchpole, Caroline;
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LA CROSSE WIS.
The Illustrated London News
In your journal of Sept 28th 1912 you have a picture of Alfred Russel Wallace. This engraving is a better picture of my own father than any I have of him.
My Father has been dead 6 years and never would talk about his relations in England.
My Father was born 10 years later than A.R. Wallace. If you can give A.R. Wallace address I would be pleased to write him.
I see in today’s Chicago Record that he is still living. An early reply would be appreciated.
Yours truly | J.E. Wallace [signature]
1117 Division St. | La Crosse Wis. U.S.A.
Enclosed find 10 cents to pay postage.
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