Letter from Gertrude Jekyll to Mrs Brand [Amy Barnes Brand]

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Written from Munstead Wood, Godalming, [Surrey]. Manuscript

Jekyll can send all the plants on the list except Spiraea venusta for which she can substitute a white flowering spiraea; she will lift the plants on Monday 14th if the weather is suitable; she has added to the list three aster ‘Rycroft Purple’ to position behind Aster acris; she will be glad to have Brand’s gift of Aster cordifolius ‘Silver Spray’. Dated 3 Oct [1929; 14 Oct 1929 was a Monday, as referred to in the letter; the letter appears to fit with the following letter regarding supply of Spiraea venusta; in addition, an envelope is postmarked 3 Oct 1929]. With envelope