TM/2/3/7-Letter from Thomas Manning, 27 August 1811

Letter from Thomas Manning to George Tuthill from Runjpore, Bengal. Manning has his passport from the Rajah of Bootan to travel through his country to Lassa Hey for the Grand Lama. He will set off the following day. He sends his love to Tuthill’ s wife, Maria, and daughter and wishes he was with his friends in England. He likes Tuthill’ s plans about Medicine and about publishing a Greek Dictionary about which Manning writes that he knows a great deal about particles and prepositions, compounds and tenses which has never been published. manning writes though he knows much he is not keen on Fame. He asks Tuthill for news on Bonaparte’s campaign. he adds a postscript about a paper he should have sent to Charles lamb and in some boxes makes notes about Wordsworth, Coleridge and Lamb. Handwritten, 1 piece, 3 sides. Dated (in letter) 27 August 1811