Letter from Hilda L. Gibbes [Hilda Louise Gibbes] to William Robinson

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Written from 26 Hans Crescent, [London] SW. Manuscript

The 50 copies of the ‘Garden Flora’ [‘A Garden Flora – Trees and Flowers Grown in the Garden at Nymans’ / by Muriel Messel] have arrived; she will send them out to those who are interested and would like to send a note with them to those who have helped to produce it; they owe Robinson much and she wishes Muriel [Muriel Messel, Hilda’s sister] could express her thanks to him herself; they are grateful to him for making it possible for Muriel to have made a living record of all ‘Father’s [Ludwig Messel, founder of the garden at Nymans] treasures in the garden he so loved’; they decided the price would be 3/6; she is sending Robinson four copies and will send more if he would like

[A copy of ‘A Garden Flora – Trees and Flowers Grown in the Garden at Nymans’ / by Muriel Messel is in the Lindley Library reference collections]