Volume 58: Sir George Macleay correspondence, 1848-1880: No. 487

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will ensure their safety, if any are [indecipherable].  Their roots are packed in moss & then each plant is fastened to the side of the case, [indecipherable] case being placed in an other one & isolated by dried Sawdust.  Such succulent things are by no means easy to transmit alive I know but I hope that a few I have of them will arrive alive.  I have told him to adopt the plan of the double case & sawdust [indecipherable] your last envoi [indecipherable] entirely I may say successful.  Also the plants save two & in their cases the stocks being [indecipherable].  These Pelargoniums you will please

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