COOMARASWAMY, Muthu. 14294



Autograph Letter Signed, to Lady Hawes, referring to his “little book” (Ariyachandra 1863), its reception in London, mentioning he has called on Mr. Brunel, discussing other acquaintances: “I yet hope to have the pleasure of seeing them in Ceylon again.” 3 pp. 7 x 4½ inches, in good condition, some paper adhering to the blank verso, where formerly mounted. The Athenaeum, London, 25 January 1864. Sir Muthu Coomaraswamy (1833-1879), legislator, the first native Asian and Ceylonese to be knighted by Queen Victoria.