Letter from Constance Lytton to William Robinson

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Written from 5 Bryanston Square, [London] W. Manuscript

When she arrived from the country this morning her aunt presented her with a copy of ‘The English Flower Garden’ which Robinson sent; her aunt thinks Robinson may be visiting tonight but she cannot delay conveying her thanks and delight; she is already fascinated by the book and hopes by studying it to appreciate even more the beauties of his garden, supposing she should have the pleasure of seeing it next summer

Dated ‘Friday’ [between 1883 and 1923; ‘The English Flower Garden’ was published in 1883, however there were numerous subsequent editions and Robinson sent copies to other correspondents between 1893 and 1926; Lytton died in 1923]