Letter from Henry Thomas Colebrooke to Nathaniel Wallich, 8 August 1820

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Letter from Henry Thomas Colebrooke to Nathaniel Wallich in which he discusses the possibility of the introduction of rice to England. Colebrooke thanks for letters, boxes of specimens and anthropological drawings. Colebrooke asks Wallich to express his thanks to the gentlemen that provided geological specimens. Colebrooke has petitioned the Chair of the Court of Directors, East India Company on Wallich's behalf. He wishes Wallich a speedy recovery to health. Handwritten, dated 8 August 1820, received 25 February 1821.

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