Letter from Evelyn Devonshire [Evelyn Emily Mary Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire] to William Robinson

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Written from Chatsworth, Bakewell, [Derbyshire]. Manuscript

She is pleased to have good trillium bulbs; unfortunately they were forwarded to London from here but she gave them water and thinks they are all right; she brought many roots home from Canada, but the trilliums were not strong and have had poor blooms; there is no spring flower that makes a better show in the woods; they grow large around Ottawa