Volume 58: Sir George Macleay correspondence, 1848-1880: No. 222
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I have insisted that their places may be supplied with two or three, which may be found in the said list the [indecipherable] being in their hands. They are very nice healthy plants & I trust may reach you in good order. I have given directions that the package may be put in the vessel named the St Osyth which leaves the Docks tomorrow. Ley will send you the B. of Lading.
The enclosed letter from Veitch will speak for itself. The Orchids referred to are the [indecipherable] of a lot sent to me from the Straits by Lady Clarke to whom I write to put herself in direct communication with you.
I went yesterday to Chiltern to see those Orchids. They do not