Quick Links
-Search Website
-Have A Question?
-Wallace News
-About This Site

Misinformation Alert!
Wallace Bio & Accomplishments
Wallace Chronology
Frequently Asked Questions
Wallace Quotes
Wallace Archives
Miscellaneous Facts

Bibliography / Texts
Wallace Writings Bibliography
Texts of Wallace Writings
Texts of Wallace Interviews
Wallace Writings: Names Index
Wallace Writings: Subject Index
Writings on Wallace
Wallace Obituaries
Wallace's Most Cited Works

Taxonomic / Systematic Works
Wallace on Conservation
Smith on Wallace
Research Threads
Wallace Images
Just for Fun
Frequently Cited Colleagues
Wallace-Related Maps & Figures

Alfred Russel Wallace : Alfred Wallace : A. R. Wallace :
Russel Wallace : Alfred Russell Wallace (sic)

Dr. Bond’s Methods (S544b: 1898)

Editor Charles H. Smith's Note: A letter to the Editor printed on page two of the 21 June 1898 issue of the London newspaper The Echo. Dated Parkstone, 18 June. To link directly to this page, connect with: http://people.wku.edu/charles.smith/wallace/S544B.htm

To the Editor of "The Echo."

     Sir,--Dr. Bond abused me and misrepresented my last book, "Vaccination a Delusion." I challenged him to make good his statements, and specified the essential parts of the book which demonstrate the inutility of vaccination. Now (in your issue of Friday) he is going back to my evidence before the Royal Commission, eight years ago, which can only be to excite prejudice against me and to avoid the real question at issue. I protest against this method, by which he may drag on the one-sided controversy for months or years; and I ask you, in fairness to me, to insist on his keeping strictly to my book, and to those essential parts of it as to which I challenged him. Having shown his capacity for blunder and misrepresentation in my last letter, which you kindly published on Thursday, I shall make no reply to anything else. --I am, yours truly,

Alfred R. Wallace, Parkstone, June 18th, 1898.

*                 *                 *                 *                 *

Return to Home