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Sent by:
George Charles Champion
Sent to:
Alfred Russel Wallace
On:
[not recorded]

Sent by George Charles Champion, Entomological Society, 11 Chandos Street, Cavendish Square to Alfred Russel Wallace [address not recorded] on  .

Record created:
18 March 2011 by NHM

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LETTER (WCP695.867)

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

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Natural History Museum
Finding number:
NHM Catkey-418454
Copyright owner:
Copyright of the George Charles Champion Literary Estate.

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[[1]]

ENTOMOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF LONDON

11, CHANDOS STREET

CAVENDISH SQUARE

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 [[2]] 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]

ENDNOTES

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.

REFERENCES

Gordh, Gordon & Headrick, David. (2011). A Dictionary of Entomology. CABI., Oxfordshire & Cambridge. 1526 pp. [p. 855]

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