Letter from Richard Clarke to The Earl of Auckland

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Letter from Richard Clarke, Secretary, to the Earl of Auckland, President, to send regrets that the Earl at the could not attend the Royal Asiatic Society General Meeting but understands given 'political pressures'. The Earl is thanked for his help in arranging the increased grant from the East India Company, in a motion moved by Sir Edward Ryan, sometime Chief Justice of Bengal. (Found on page 84)