Letter from Sir Alexander Johnston, 7 March 1829

Scope and Content

Letter from Sir Alexander Johnston to present to the RAS, "the originals of some very curious Cingalese drawings… upon the subject of Buddhism, Astrology and the worship of Demons". The letter provides explanations of the pieces. (The pieces now form RAS Head Cat.087) Dated March 7, 1829, handwritten, 1 piece, 4 sides.