Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Old Orchard, Broadstone, Dorset to Frederick R. ("Fred") Birch [none given] on 9 November ?1905.
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.
A typical letter handwritten by author in English and signed by author.
An original MS
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