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

Alfred Russel Wallace, LL.D., O.M., etc. (S682: 1910)

Editor Charles H. Smith's Note: A short letter of support sent to the annual meeting of the National Anti-Vaccination League held 15 March 1910, and later printed in the 1 April 1910 issue of The Vaccination Inquirer. Original pagination indicated within double brackets. To link directly to this page, connect with:

[[p. 5]] Dr. Wallace wrote as follows:--

     "During the present condition of political stress and strain it is useless to trouble M. P.'s, or voters, or candidates. But as soon as we return to normal political quiescence, I suggest that a circular be [[p. 6]] sent to all our members urging them, as a duty, to vote, at all by-elections, against every member who will not promise to support the abolition of all Vaccination Laws whatever. I would also urge, as soon as the political atmosphere becomes more serene, that Mr. McCormick's admirable pamphlet be sent to all M. P.'s or unsuccessful candidates--with a short letter, begging them to read it, both as a duty and a pleasure. A united and vigorous effort should be made at by-elections. We are then more likely to succeed; we shall attract more attention; and Mr. McCormick's tract will supply admirable and effective powder and shot for the public heckling of candidates."

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