Volume 58: Sir George Macleay correspondence, 1848-1880: No. 283
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My dear Friend
Thanks for your nice long letter of the 6th. I was very much occupied at the time of its arrival & unfortunately missed the returning mail. The [indecipherable] of your Orchids sent by me did go by the St. Osyth which I hope made as good a voyage as she did the first time. I have not seen [indecipherable] my telegraphic notice of such arrival. Whether Veitch sent his envoi by her I do not know tho' of course you do long before this. I shall be glad to [indecipherable] the plants [indecipherable] are good enough to promise to send to me by her. May I mention now, in each
Sir William Macarthur, M.L.C.