Letter from Sydney Spalding to William Robinson

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Written from Avenue House, South Darenth, Kent. Manuscript

He hopes Robinson has survived the Christmas festival; for them the happy child in their midst has saved the situation; they thought of him at Gravetye and drank his health; maybe the past does not appeal to Robinson but he has a great past to look back on – the gardening revolution which has made its mark for all time; Robinson may not realise this a clearly as those who have witnessed his work