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Record number: WCP601

Sent by:
Ernest George Harcourt Williams
Sent to:
Alfred Russel Wallace
[not recorded]

Sent by Ernest George Harcourt Williams, High Bank, Addiscombe, Croydon to Alfred Russel Wallace [address not recorded] on  .

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


Re. proposed visit to Wallace on Sunday afternoon.

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  • letter (1)

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LETTER (WCP601.601)

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

Held by:
Natural History Museum
Finding number:
NHM WP1/8/130
Copyright owner:
Copyright of the Ernest George Harcourt Williams Literary Estate.

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[1 word illeg.] Friday

Dear Mr. Wallace,

I am afraid you must think me rather a "rotter" but believe me my behavior is not caused through slackness. I am due at some peoples place in W.D. about five on Sunday and as I must [[2]] get some fresh country air on Sunday morning it will be difficult to get out much before that hour-- however I should much like to look in for a few minutes if I may--only please dont bother to keep tea.

Yours in haste | E. Charles Williams [signature]

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