Letter (WCP6216.7192)




10: XII: 1931

Dear Mr. Wallace2,

Will you also kindly look through this proof? I will of course let you have a copy of the final form, as it will appear in the Proc[eedings]. [of the] Ent[omological]. Soc[iety]3. I am unluckily writing this in bett bed with influenza, but am looking to get up soon. Thanking you for your kind help with the former proof.

Yours sincerely | E. B. Poulton4 [signature]


W. G. Wallace Esq[ui]re

Doveshill Cottage

Ensbury Park


The page is numbered WP16/1/123 [1 of 2] in pencil in the top LH corner.
Wallace, William Greenell (1871-1951) Electrical engineer, second son and third child of ARW.
The Entomological Society of London (now the Royal Entomological Society) was founded in 1833, the successor to a number of short-lived societies dating back to 1745.
Poulton, Edward Bagnall (1856-1943) British evolutionary biologist, friend of ARW and lifelong advocate of natural selection. He did pioneering work on warning or protective colouration in animals and became Hope Professor of Zoology at the University of Oxford in 1893.
The envelope is numbered WP16/1/123 [2 of 2] in pencil in the top LH corner and postmarked "OXFORD 3-PM. 10 DE 31"

Envelope (WCP6216.7193)

Envelope addressed to "W. G. Wallace Esqre, Doveshill Cottage, Ensbury Park, Bournemouth", with stamp, postmarked "OXFORD | 3 PM | 10 DE | 31". [Envelope (WCP6216.7193)]

Please cite as “WCP6216,” in Beccaloni, G. W. (ed.), Ɛpsilon: The Alfred Russel Wallace Collection accessed on 5 May 2021, https://epsilon.ac.uk/view/wallace/letters/WCP6216