A series of religious aphorisms, taken from “an Eastern Poet, in the Tamal language” in English and native script, with a discussion about the doctrine of the migration of souls, inscribed for Miss Thurston and signed ‘A.Head’. 2 pp. 10 x 7½ inches, in good condition. London, 16 August 1828. Abraham Stead, Missionary to South India, Jaffna and Point Pedro, in the 1820s.