Letter from Joan Ruskin Severn to William Robinson

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Written from Brantwood, Coniston, Lancashire. Manuscript

She thanks Robinson for so many numbers of his precious ‘Garden’ magazine; she told her cousin, Mr Ruskin [John Ruskin], of Robinson’s kind intention to send ‘The Garden’, and he thought they were to be appropriated [at Brantwood], without mentioning it to her at Herne Hill; the plates are lovely and the content invaluable; their head gardener is delighted with each number