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Record number: WCP797

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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LETTER (WCP797.969)

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

Held by:
Natural History Museum
Finding number:
NHM Catkey-395808
Copyright owner:
ŠA. R. Wallace Literary Estate

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Monday morning1

My dear Wright

I shall leave London by the 6.30 train reaching Dublin at 7.15 on Thursday morning & shall come on at once to your house -- if I can find it! I may find a note from you with your address when I reach home tomorrow,-- if not I suppose [[2]] I shall learn it at the Howth Railway Station.

In haste | Yours faithfully | Alfred R. Wallace [signature]

Prof. Perceval 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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