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Sample Petitions from South India
From weavers calling themselves Kharidars: Telugu [pdf format]
From weavers calling themselves Kharidars: Telugu, English [pdf format]
Sample Petitions sent to C.P. Brown
This page contains images of three petitions sent to C.P. Brown. They were copied to his collection of letters, and categorized according to the form of Telugu prosody they followed. Note the letter coding scheme penciled in above the first petition. The wording there begins, "Excellent style, ..." All three petitions are contained in C.P. Brown, Series of Letters, Vol. 1, courtesy of the Tamil Nadu Government Oriental Manuscript Library, Chennai.
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