Volume 58: Sir George Macleay correspondence, 1848-1880: No. 490
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alive even the Telopeas which seem difficult to transmit. Hooker has only one alive from you & Veitch very few. How do you think they would travel in a cask of dry sand headed up?
I am much vexed to say that I hear that the [indecipherable] Castle" has got into some trouble American Port dismasted. This will be a very [indecipherable] arrival I fear of the Tree Ferns. The Crimsons & Hippeastrums may be more fortunate.
I have bought this place at last & arranging to put up some more glass so I shall soon be ready to receive every thing you are good enough to send