Published letter (WCP4644.4960)

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My dear Darwin,2

My wife3 has arranged to accompany me to-morrow4 and we hope to be at Orpington Station at 5.44 as mentioned by you.

Very truly yours, | Alfred R. Wallace. [signature]

The Darwin Correspondence Project has determined the date to be 11 September 1868 by the relation to other dated letters.
Darwin, Charles Robert (1809-1882). British naturalist, geologist and author, notably of On the Origin of Species (1859).
Wallace (née Mitten), Annie (1846-1914). Wife of ARW; daughter of William Mitten, chemist and authority on bryophytes.
The Wallaces visited Darwin at Down House on 12 and 13 September 1868. See ARW’s letter to Darwin of [14 September 1868], [WCP4085.4032].

Please cite as “WCP4644,” in Beccaloni, G. W. (ed.), Ɛpsilon: The Alfred Russel Wallace Collection accessed on 4 June 2023, https://epsilon.ac.uk/view/wallace/letters/WCP4644