Volume 58: Sir George Macleay correspondence, 1848-1880: No. 329
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[In pencil - 1876? Feb. 10]
My dear Friend
I have no letters from you by this mail. One may come however by the Southampton Bags, and I do not know that I have anything myself to communicate to you save that [indecipherable] have [indecipherable] to forward you by M.S.S. if no other offer [indecipherable] should present itself 5 ½ chests of Darjeeling Tea. *
The [indecipherable] charge of the gardeners
Sir William Macarthur, M.L.C.
&c &c &c
* They will probably be despatched in Mary.
[In cross-hatched writing]
have been made up, also I [indecipherable] I have a house full of guests, among them an [indecipherable] & [indecipherable] Onslow. Alex left us yesterday. Col. Onslow is very ill again. I do not think that he can last much longer. With warm love to the ladies, Arthur generally & the Bairns.
Ever yr. affecte. old friend