Letter from E.W. Cooke [Edward William Cooke] to William Robinson

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Written from Glen Andred, Groombridge, Sussex. Manuscript

He apologises for inviting Robinson so often and suggests he come on Saturday until Monday, mentioning nightingales and thrushes, and sedums ‘too lovely for mere mortals after the copious rains’; they will have only close friends; the rock and stump plants are superb; he longs to hear about ‘friend Maw’ [George Maw] and his saxifrages