Letter from Henry Thomas Colebrooke to Nathaniel Wallich, 22 April 1819

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Letter from Henry Thomas Colebrooke to Nathaniel Wallich in which he thanks Wallich for Nepal seeds and for rock specimens sent to him. He gives details of how various seeds and plants are growing in England mentioning Sir Joseph Banks and Mr Lambert. Wallich has been elected to the Linnaean and Geological Societies. Colebrooke will pay his fees if Wallich will reimburse to Colebrooke's agent. Colebrooke thanks for interesting papers that Wallich has sent including Captain Webb's account concerning the Himalayan mountains. Handwritten, dated 22 April 1819, dated in Wallich's hand, received 8 October.