Lady Dorothy [Nevill] has written very obligingly and sent a lot of orchids.
Down. | Bromley. | Kent. S.E.
My dear Lindley
I must just tell you that Lady Dorothy has written me one of the most obliging notes, I ever received, & has sent a lot of orchids now on the road! I used your name—
Yours very sincerely | C. Darwin
- f1 3323.f1The year is given by the reference to CD's correspondence with Dorothy Fanny Nevill (see letter to D. F. Nevill, 19 November , and letter to D. F. Nevill, 12 November ).
- f2 3323.f2Lindley had suggested to CD that he write to Nevill with regard to obtaining rare foreign orchids (see letter to D. F. Nevill, 12 November ).