Letter from Vernon Lushington to William Robinson

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Written from 36 Kensington Square, [London]. Manuscript

He thanks Robinson for sending him his beautiful book; it was especially kind considering what a poor gardener he is; he wishes he were a better gardener; the book interests him for its beautiful woodcuts and letterpress; he finds the keen and fervent Robinson mind all through it; it is no wonder Robinson makes gardeners and, to use an old-fashioned word, insenses them; he understands Robinson is to produce a report as to their Temple Garden, which he looks forward to; Robinson must be heart and soul full of carnations