Volume 58: Sir George Macleay correspondence, 1848-1880: No. 309
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[In pencil] Cheviot Expedn., 1875?
Thursday, Nov. 24
My dear Friend
By the St. Osyth what will arrive I suspect as soon as this letter you will receive the case of Orchids of which I enclose the B. of Lading & about which Green has taken such special care. All of these Orchids have been in my cold House drying for some time & seemed to be in exceedingly
Sir W. Macarthur, M.L.C.
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and some down like a Stork! I have not seen Veitch & now feel every that I did not [indecipherable] him to [indecipherable] him of the St. Osyth. He may [indecipherable] now have done so. Taking it for granted that you [indecipherable] it now all right & that in truth you are as well as I might wish you with much love.