Volume 58: Sir George Macleay correspondence, 1848-1880: No. 175

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as her sisters and as I believe she has herself already done, you will probably get them soon as you receive this & in good order, provided always the case be kept on deck.  Both of the vars. of D. from Torres Straits, D. Bigibbum & D. Sumneri are coming into bloom, so that I shall be able to [indecipherable] from them a third variety, if variety it really be seemed to me as distinct from that type of D. as it well could be.  I sent you a flower of it..

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your great Exhibition.  God bless you dear very dear old friend.  With love to those around you.

Yr. ever affctly

Geo. Macleay

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