Volume 58: Sir George Macleay correspondence, 1848-1880: No. 549
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Royal Exotic Nursery
Octr. 26. 1874
G. Macleay Esqr
The Orchids per S.S. Priam have arrived & I beg to enclose you a memorandum as to the condition they are in.
I propose sending on at once those sufficiently strong to bear such a voyage & retaining the rest until they are better able to travel. I think nearly all might go at once except