Letter from Henry Thomas Colebrooke to Nathaniel Wallich, 30 May 1826

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Letter from Henry Thomas Colebrooke to Nathaniel Wallich in which Colebrooke thanks Wallich for his reports on timber forests. He is pleased that Wallich continues to send specimens to India House and distribution is now less of a problem. He thanks Wallich for seeds which he has given to Mr Lambert. He also wishes to express his thanks to Wallich and Mr Hodgson for their present to the Royal Asiatic Society which when it arrives will be presented. He also asks whether Mr Hodgson would like to be proposed as a member of the Royal Asiatic Society. He discusses bills that Wallich has sent and closes with the news that Wallich's Lady is in town and Colebrooke hopes to call on her soon. Handwritten, dated 30 May 1826, received 17 January 1827.