Sent by Alfred Russel Wallace, Corfe View, Parkstone, Dorset to William Greenell [ARW's son] Wallace [none given] on 23 June 1891.
Writes about dental treatment for William, with sketch map of location of dental surgery, refers to enclosed card (not present); upcoming [College] holidays.
A typical letter handwritten by author in English and signed by author.
An original MS
Pages with text: 3
Transcriber: Vongsachang, Hurnan
Transcription date: July 8, 2010
Scrutiny: 08/07/2011 - Chen, Eric; 15/01/2013 - Catchpole, Caroline;
Signed off: no
June 23rd. 1891
My dear Will
I enclose you Mr. Hedge’s card. Tell him to take out your rotten tooth & put in a new one & send the account to me. He will remember seeing you before & spoke to him about you. You will probably have to go two or three times, as your gum will have to heal & get hard before the new tooth can be got in, so you had better go next Saturday, at 10 am.
I send you [] cheque for £2.0.0. I hope you will bring home a good lot of work to do in the holidays or you will be miserable. Work in the morning, tennis or walks in the afternoon will conduce to health & happiness.
I enclose an amusing scrap.
Your affectionate Papa | Alfred R. Wallace [signature]
[] [A sketch of the route to Mr. Hodge’s appears here]
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