Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Old Orchard, Broadstone, Dorset to Charles Owen Waterhouse [none given] on 29 July 1908.
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Transcription date: July 29, 2013
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July 29th. 1908
Dear Mr. Waterhouse1
The enclosed small Longicorns2 came out yesterday of the roots of an Orchid I received from Buenos Ayres, some months ago (a Brazilian species of Stanhopea3 I believe). Perhaps if you have them, you will kindly give me the name and native country if they are well known.
If common, do what you like with them, but I hope they may be worth keeping.
Yours very truly | Alfred R. Wallace [signature]
1. Charles Owen Waterhouse (19 June 1843 - 4 February 1917), English entomologist.
2. Long-horned beetles of the family Cerambycidae.
3. Genus Stanhopea insignis of the family Orchidaceae.
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