Volume 58: Sir George Macleay correspondence, 1848-1880: No. 235

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the proceeds.  A thousand thanks for the two Platycerium now en route & the Dipodium.  I should be afraid of both Plants & Orchids were they to be sent in any other way than you send them by the Wardian Cases.  By the way if they arrive in time they too shall be utilised in the manner I have mentioned, if too late for this Envoi, I will return them to you filled with plants that I think you have not got.  My Fernery will be a very large one, 50 x 24, so all that you can send on in that wy will be very welcome.  I grow my Gloxinias & Achimenes in the moss wh. covers the walls & you cannot conceive

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