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Record number: WCP796

Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
Edward Percival Wright

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Guernsey Island to Edward Percival Wright [none given] on  ?1882.

Record created:
18 March 2011 by NHM


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Record contains:

  • letter (1)

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LETTER (WCP796.968)

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

Held by:
Natural History Museum
Finding number:
NHM Catkey-395806
Copyright owner:
ŠA. R. Wallace Literary Estate

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Friday evening1

My dear Wright

Many thanks for your kind invitation which I shall be glad to accept. I return home on Monday and cannot very well leave again till Wednesday evening so as to reach Dublin on Thursday morning,-- but I will write you again saying when I shall arrive.

Yours very truly | Alfred R. Wallace. [signature]

Dr. E. P. Wright.


1. This may have been written in February/March 1882; it appears to precede letter ref: WCP798, which is dated 30 March 1882.

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