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Sent by:
Alfred Russel Wallace
Sent to:
George Albert Boulenger
On:
1 September 1891

Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Parkstone, Dorset to George Albert Boulenger, [British Museum (Natural History), Cromwell Road, London SW] on 1 September 1891.

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18 March 2011 by NHM

Summary

Thanks for list of general peculiar to the Nearctic region; there is no need to trouble Dr GŁnther now re. the fishes.

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LETTER (WCP815.987)

A postcard handwritten by author in English and signed by author.

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Natural History Museum
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NHM DF235-1-1-803-4
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Copyright of the A. R. Wallace Literary Estate

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D.[ear] Sir1

Many thanks for the list of peculiar genera of Nearctic Reptiles & Amphibia. I need not trouble Dr. Günther2 now about the fishes, as I merely state the number of peculiar genera.

Yours truly | Alfred R. Wallace [signature]

Parkstone, Dorset.

ENDNOTES

1. George Albert Boulenger (1858-1937), Belgian-British zoologist who worked at the Natural History Museum's Department of Zoology from 1880 to 1920.

2. Dr. Albert C. L. G. Günther (1830-1914), German-British zoologist and President of the Linnaean Society from 1896 to 1900.

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