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Record number: WCP772

Sent by:
S. J. Barentz (née Schönberg)
Sent to:
Alfred Russel Wallace
18 October 1904

Sent by S. J. Barentz (née Schönberg), 13 Grensstraat, Amsterdam, Holland [Netherlands] to Alfred Russel Wallace, [Old Orchard, Broadstone, Wimborne, Dorset] on 18 October 1904.

Record created:
18 March 2011 by NHM


Presenting ARW with copy of her translation into Dutch of "The Wonderful Century" (De Wondereeuw, Amsterdam, A B Soep, c. 1904).

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LETTER (WCP772.944)

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

Held by:
Natural History Museum
Finding number:
NHM WP1/8/307
Copyright owner:
Copyright of the S. J. Barentz (née Schönberg) Literary Estate.

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18 Oct[ober] 1904

Dear Sir,

By the same post I have the pleasure to forward to your address a copy of the Dutch translation of your valuable work "The Wonderful Century," published by A.B. Soep of this city, which you have kindly authorised me to translate. Allow we to express the great pleasure that I have felt in rendering your important instructive yet so popular work. I can assure you that the translation has been done with all the respect to the original to which your book may so fully lay claim.

[[2]] I hope that you will accept the present volume as a slight token of esteem to its author

From | Y[ou]rs respectfully | Mrs. S. J. Barentz1 [signature]


1. Barentz, S. J. (née Schönberg). Translator.

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