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Record number: WCP745

Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
Frederick R. ("Fred") Birch
9 November ?1905

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Old Orchard, Broadstone, Wimborne, Dorset to Frederick R. ("Fred") Birch [none given] on 9 November ?1905.

Record created:
18 March 2011 by NHM


The Curator of the Zoological Museum at Cambridge has given Wallace the name of a wealthy French collector, who had bought all of Bates' collection of beetles, and who is interested in buying Birch's beetles collection from the Orinoco.

Record contains:

  • letter (1)

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LETTER (WCP745.917)

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

Held by:
Natural History Museum
Finding number:
NHM Catkey-418754
Copyright owner:
ŠA. R. Wallace Literary Estate
Image credit:
ŠTrustees of The Natural History Museum

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