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Record number: WCP594

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Sent by:
J. E. Wallace
Sent to:
llustrated London News
On:
12 January 1913

Sent by J. E. Wallace, La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA to llustrated London News [address not recorded] on 12 January 1913.

Record created:
01 June 2002 by Lucas, Paula J.

Summary

Asking for Alfred Russel Wallace's address; Alfred Russel Wallace's portrait in the magazine strongly resembles his late father, David Wallace.

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LETTER (WCP594.594)

A typical letter handwritten by author in English and signed by author.

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Natural History Museum
Finding number:
NHM WP1/8/123
Copyright owner:
Copyright of the J. E. Wallace Literary Estate.

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[[1]]

LA CROSSE WIS.

1/12 1913

The Illustrated London News

Gents

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 todays 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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