Letter from Henry Thomas Colebrooke to Nathaniel Wallich, 9 January 1821

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Letter from Henry Thomas Colebrooke to Nathaniel Wallich acknowledging letters sent and stating that he has sorted Wallich's remittances and arranged for the periodicals he requests to be sent to him. He was pleased with the geological specimens sent to him, including gold from Tartary and specimens from Lieutenant Gerard and Mr Scott and Colebrooke has used the notes sent by Gerard to write a paper on the geology of the valley of the Sutlej. He has proposed Lt Gerard and Dr Jack as members of the Geological Society. He thanks Wallich for seeds sent but advises because of the cost to be careful in thinking through which to send. Handwritten, dated 9 January 1821, received 5 June 1821.