Volume 58: Sir George Macleay correspondence, 1848-1880: No. 224
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exceptions being the Waratahs being one of a [indecipherable] you deferred. Brother has got the two indicated for him. The large case by the "Windsor Castle" has not yet come in. I have sent a list of plants which I know are waiting at Camden for Veitch & I hope before long to hear that your cases refilled are on their way back.
We have a very open season here and I have only just removed my Palms Pandanus & Dracaenas under glass again from the places where they are placed in Summer on my lawns to which I might add my Bananas & Tree ferns. It is a very pleasing practice in modern English gardening, this introduction in Summer in out of doors scenery of tropical plants. I wish that I could get some large Macronemas [?] or grass trees. And now goodbye dear friend.
Ever very affectly yrs