Letter from Richard Clarke to James Cosmo Melvill, 7 May 1851

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Letter from Richard Clarke, Secretary, to James Cosmo Melvill, Secretary, East India Company to to inform that the Society has received from Nizam of Hyderabad two copies of a Persian manuscript, Hadikit ul Salam, and they would like to offer one copy to the East India Company. Also the Society has heard from a Dr Nicholson about the relics of a city in Gujerat near [Bowneygar in Kathyrwar] which may throw light on ancient Hindu history. The Society therefore suggests that excavations be undertaken in the area. (Found on page 145)