Letter from David Lockhart Robertson Lorimer to Roland Carter

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Letter from David Lockhart Robertson Lorimer to Roland Carter in which he thanks Carter for his letter and ruminates upon the disadvantages of being an amateur in any field of research. He writes concerning Mahbib 'Ali and Shaukat 'Ali and the areas Nagir and Yaghistan. He thanks Carter for his information on recruits in Yasin who claimed they have Khowar as their first language. Lorimer asks that if Carter remains in Gilgit whether he can obtain more information on the Wakhi language and people for his current book and sets some specific details that he would like to know. Typed letter with handwritten annotations, 2 sides, dated 24 May 1946.

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