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Identifier: NHM-WP01.003.059
Date: 1869.05.25
Name: Wallace Alfred Russel, Wallace John, Wallace Violet Isabel?, Wallace Herbert Spencer, Wallace Mary Anne, Watts?, Burden ?, Millard ?, Wallace Herbert Edward, Wallace Eliza, Wallace William G., Lyell Sir Charles, Grey Thomas De
Description: Letter from A. R. Wallace to John Wallace, from 9, St. Mark's Crescent, Regents Park London NW, 25 May 1869 re probate (of his mother's will?) and payment of Wallace family legacies with details of amounts; sister Fanny's finances; Thomas Sims's business; loss of money through investments; details of annual domestic expenditure; comparative cost of living in London and the country; sales of "Malay Archipelago"; application for museum position; request for seeds of wild Californian plants; children, A. R. Wallace's daughter, now 4 months old, named Violet Isabel. Place: California USA London England Notes: Letter no in contents list: 57. Annotated in ink an unknown hand at top of last page: "All I can find. M W" (Mary Wallace née Webster?)
Document type: Correspondence


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