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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms alb-77:115
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  126 x 102mm
Extent:  1 fol.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a -1b
Language:  English
Place:  Surrey, Oatlands Park
Date:  1848 (after)
Comments to date:  Hewitson moved to Oatlands around 1848.
Short summary:  Mr Becker talks of coming to London. Mr Saunders has picked Wallace's butterflies. Save one for me.
Person:  Hewitson, William Chapman, 1806 (Newcastle-on-Tyne)-1878 (Oatlands Park, Surrey), Naturalist, author
Person:  Stevens, Samuel, 1817-1899, Entomologist, Collector, Natural history auctioneer, addressee ?
Person:  Saunders, William Wilson, 1809-1879, Botanist, Entomologist, person referred to
Person:  Wallace, Alfred Russel, 1823 (Usk, Monmouthshire)-1913 (Broadstone), Naturalist, Evolutionary theorist, Social critic, person referred to ?
COMMENTS
Comments:  At the top of 1a in ink: "Oologist Exotic Lepidoperist". Not in pencil on 1b.  Mr Becker is unidentified
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