Letter : Godalming, England, to Charles Marseilles, Exeter, N.H., 1885 Apr. 11.


Wallace, Alfred Russel, 1823-1913. Letter : Godalming, England, to Charles Marseilles, Exeter, N.H., 1885 Apr. 11.

Letter : Godalming, England, to Charles Marseilles, Exeter, N.H., 1885 Apr. 11.

Autograph letter signed. Refers to Herbert Spencer as the author of the phrase "survival of the fittest." Also refers to works in which the theory is illustrated and developed.

1 item (2 p.) ; 18 cm. + 1 envelope.

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