Volume 58: Sir George Macleay correspondence, 1848-1880: No. 263
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out for you. I did intend to send you out a selection I recd. from [indecipherable] as representing my £20, but they are not in sufficiently good order for shipment & so that arrangement is dropped. I have therefore purchased for you about another £24 worth which will be sent on very shortly.
I write this by the St. Osyth as [indecipherable] may again anticipate the mail, but of course I will write by mail also. I have drawn Dalgety & Co's attention to the matter of freight as well as Leys. Believe me,
[In left hand margin]
I open this to show you that Ley's address had prevented his Orchids going by the St. Osyth.