Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Parkstone, Dorset to George Albert Boulenger, [British Museum (Natural History), Cromwell Road, London SW] on 1 September 1891.
Thanks for list of general peculiar to the Nearctic region; there is no need to trouble Dr Günther now re. the fishes.
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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]
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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