Letter from Henry Thomas Colebrooke to Nathaniel Wallich, 22 September 1821

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Letter from Henry Thomas Colebrooke to Nathaniel Wallich concerning the Botanic Library. The East India Company Court of Directors have agrees £200 annually for 10 years for the purchase of books old and new. Thus he will ask Richardson to send certain publications at Colebrooke's discretion until he hears from Wallich. He writes of the cost of certain books that he has already sent and discusses other possible volumes. Handwritten, dated 22 September 1821, received 21 March 1822.

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