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A typical letter handwritten by author in English and signed by author.
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Transcriber: Awolesi, Monilola Omotola
Transcription date: September 2, 2014
Scrutiny: 02/09/2014 - Benny, Ruth;
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ENTOMOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF LONDON
11, CHANDOS STREET
Dear Mr. Wallace
Mr. Hall has h<anded?> me your letter of Feb[ruary] 6th. I had a long talk with Mr. B[MS Burned]. Mr. Godman1 has also seen hi[MS Burned]. I dare say that he will turn <to a?>
good collector in time.
We quite see the difficulty [MS Burned] an agent, other than a dealer. There is a man in London, a M[r.] Arthur, 35 Averill St. Fulham Palace2 who might be inclined to do ou<r> say. Mr. Birch3 might go & see any way. Mr. McArthur4 has at various times for Mr. Godman. He has also travelled in the [] himself.
Doncaster might become a [MS Burned] the butterflies, anyway. Mr. McArthur could be safe in the matter, as he is very t<rustworthy?>.
Sincerely, | G.C. Champion [signature]
1. Godman, Frederick DuCane (1834-1919). British Botanist
2. Located in London, Fulham Palace housed the Bishops of London.
3. Possibly Birch, Frederick. Friend of Wallace and fellow naturalist.
4. Possibly McArthur, Harry (1846-1910). Entomologist.
Gordh, Gordon & Headrick, David. (2011). A Dictionary of Entomology. CABI., Oxfordshire & Cambridge. 1526 pp. [p. 855]
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