Item 73 - Letter from Robert Caesar Childers to [William Aldis Wright]

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Letter from Robert Caesar Childers to [William Aldis Wright]


  • 18 Feb. 1871 (Creation)

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Bridge House, Matlock, Derbyshire. - Sent a 'small Páli MS and a printed Buddhist tract to Trinity Library yesterday, and with this letter sends his copy of Rask's Sinhalese gramma, 'a work of exceeding rarity, and which I do not think any English library possesses. Gives him great pleasure 'to confide this valuable volume to such able and enlightened keeping as that of the Master and fellows of Trinity College.'

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      Tipped in after p 112 (loose) of Aufrecht,Catalogue of Sanskrit manuscripts in the library of Trinity College, Cambridge, Cambridge and London, 1869, shelfmark VII.10.24.

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