Letter from O.W. Holmes [Oliver Wendell Holmes senior] [to William Robinson]

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Written from Boston, [Massachusetts, United States of America]. Manuscript

He has received ‘The Garden’ for many weeks and is grateful for it; he has seen extracts from a book of his in the journal; he is not a horticulturalist but has read and admired Robinson’s articles and illustrations; if Robinson feels obliged to him for passages he has borrowed, Holmes is repaid by the pleasure of seeing them in such good company and by receiving the journal without payment; his friend Mr H. Winthrop Sargent speaks with interest of Robinson’s journal which must be popular in England and America