Autograph Letter Signed, to Dr. Reinhold Rost, asking him to send a copy of the new edition of Mr. Ferguson’s work on Tree and Serpent. 3 pp. 7 x 4½ inches, in good condition, lightly mounted on an old album page. Chipping Hill, 12 February 1874. James Talboys Wheeler (1824-97), historian of the British Raj, had a number of official positions in India and Burma. Author of a History of India in 4 vols.