Letter from Richard Clarke to James Cosmo Melvill, 7 June 1850

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Letter from Richard Clarke, Secretary, to James Cosmo Melvill, Secretary, East India Company, to send 40 copies of a paper by Mr Thomas, Bengal Civil Service, on 'Early Coins of Early Mohammedan Arabs' printed in the Journal of Royal Asiatic Society. Mr Thomas has been published before and any further publications by him would be welcome. Also Clarke thanks for an interesting paper transmitted by the East India Company on the 'discovery and present condition of the Arabic Library of the former sovereigns of the Adil Shahi race at Bijapur'. A copy of a Mr Frere's catalogue is also requested on its receipt by the East India Company. (Found on page 125)