A typical letter handwritten by author in English and signed by author.
An original MS
Pages with text: 2
Transcriber: Anacootee, Emma
Transcription date: April 2, 2012
Scrutiny: 15/01/2013 - Catchpole, Caroline;
Signed off: no
Frith Hill, Godalming
Jan[uary] 20th 1889
My dear Bates,
I have found among my books <one> belonging to the Societys Literary which has remained overlooked for several years. A "Mackintosh Scenery of England & Wales - -" return it by Parcel Post.
Can you forward me by Rail the numbers of the Journal from 1880 to the last issued. The last I had was 1879. I will send you a receipt for them or I authorize you to sign [] for them in my name.
With best wishes for the new year | Believe me | Yours faithfully | Alfred R Wallace [signature]
H.W Bates Esq
Assis[tan]t Secretary R.[oyal] G[eographical] Society
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