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TO

THE RIGHT HONORABLE JOHN LORD ELPHINSTONE,

GOVERNOR OF THE PRESIDENCY

OF

FORT ST. GEORGE:

THIS ATTEMPT

TO EXTEND AND IMPROVE,

BY MEANS OF COLOURED FIGURES

AND

BOTANICAL OBSERVATIONS,

THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE VEGETABLE PRODUCTS OF INDIA,

ESPECIALLY OF THOSE TERRITORIES

ENTRUSTED TO HIS LORDSHIP'S GOVERNMENT,

IS MOST RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED

BY HIS LORDSHIP'S OBLIGED AND

OBEDIENT HUMBLE SERVANT,

ROBERT WIGHT.