Private
March 4/87
10, SOUTH STREET,
PARK LANE. W.
My dear Sir
With insular unwillingness
to delay, - in which we differ
so widely from our Eastern
fellow subjects - I have tried
while you were yet in England
to get something started as
to your finding a London
publisher for your "Elementary
Botany", or as I persist in
calling it, your invaluable
plant & flower life.
I hear this very morning
from my emissary & cousin,
Mr. A. H. Clough, son of the