Letter from Richard Clarke to Rev Dr Edward Hincks, 13 June 1846

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Letter from Richard Clarke, Secretary, to Rev Dr Edward Hincks to thank for a copy of the alphabet of Second Persepolitan writing and a letter about same, together with a promise that he will be informed about any progress in the decipherment of the Median and Babylonian alphabet. He is also informed that research on this topic is proceeding 'in house' and that the Royal Asiatic Society has heard from Major Rawlinson, currently in Baghdad, who is carrying out research on the Behiston Inscription. (Found on page 61)