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Alfred Austin writes on behalf of the Office of Works, to Henry Christy, acknowledging a letter from the 28th and accepts the offer of a bust of Sir William Jackson Hooker by Thomas Woolner to be placed in a public building at Kew Gardens. Accompanied by its envelope, which is marked "On Her Majesty's Service."