Letter from Vernon Lushington to William Robinson

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Written from Pyports, Cobham, Surrey. Manuscript

His nephew, Hugh Norris, is staying with him; he is an artist and keen fisherman, and it would be a treat to take him to see Robinson’s house and fish in his lake on Monday; he would like to take advantage of Robinson’s kind offer, but invites him to be frank in his response; he would not fish himself, except in a book; he gave Robinson’s carnations to Mrs Litchfield (Darwin’s daughter) who was delighted with them; he encloses her card [enclosure not present]

Dated 24 Jul, no year [between 1877 and 1898; Lushington lived at Pyports 1877-1898; Hugh Norris was born in 1863]