Letter from T. Spencer Wells [Sir Thomas Spencer Wells] to William Robinson

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Written from Allerton Priory, Woolton, Liverpool, [Lancashire]. Manuscript

His daughters write that they are cosy; he did not see the magnificent bundle of flowers Robinson sent to Hampstead; they sent some of the labelled plants on here; he will not forget the hamper; Mignonette has never succeeded well with them at Hampstead; they are there till Saturday, then to Wynnstay till Monday, and home on the bank holiday

Undated [between 1871 and 1897; Allerton Priory was built 1867-1871; Spencer Wells died in 1897]

The letter has been incorrectly annotated ‘Sir Thos Welby’ in ink