2nd October. 1823.
I have laid before the Court of Directors of the East India Company, your Letter, addressed to Dr Wilkins, presenting to them a Copy of Your Edition and Translation into Latin, of the Sanscrit Poem, called Bhagavad-Gitâ; and I am instructed to express the Court’s Thanks for this mark of your attention, and to assure you that they have pleasure in assigning to the Book a place in the Company’s Library –
I am likewise directed to add that the Court have subscribed for 40 Copies of your Work. –
Your most obedient
Professor A: W: de Schlegel. K. S. W.
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