Enclosure (WCP1626.1405)


In the matter of the sum of one hundred pounds received by John Wallace1 from Mrs. Sims2, on account of Rents of houses in Albany Street the property of the late Michael Webster3, the said John Wallace hereby declares, by his attorney Alfred R. Wallace, that Mrs. Sims acted as his agent in the management of the said property, and that he alone is responsible to all persons who may have any legal claim upon the said estate, and hereby releases the said Mrs. Sims' from all responsibility in respect to such property, and undertakes to answer all claimants thereto.

Alfred R. Wallace [signature]

as attorney for John Wallace [signature]

now residing in Stockton, California

May 25th. 1869.

Wallace, John (1818-1895). Brother of ARW; engineer and surveyor.
Sims (née Wallace), Frances ("Fanny") (1812-1893). Sister of ARW; teacher.
Webster, Michael (c. 1787-1859). British builder; father of Mary Elizabeth Podger Wallace (née Webster), wife of ARW's brother John.

Please cite as “WCP1626,” in Beccaloni, G. W. (ed.), Ɛpsilon: The Alfred Russel Wallace Collection accessed on 3 March 2024, https://epsilon.ac.uk/view/wallace/letters/WCP1626