Nathaniel Brassey Halhed

Nathaniel Brassey Halhed Nathaniel Brassey Halhed (25 May 1751 – 18 February 1830) () was an English Orientalist and philologist.

Halhed was born at Westminster, and was educated at Harrow School, where he began a close friendship with Richard Brinsley Sheridan. While at Oxford he undertook oriental studies under the influence of William Jones. Accepting a writership in the service of the East India Company, he went out to India, and there, at the suggestion of Warren Hastings, translated the Hindu legal code from a Persian version of the original Sanskrit. This translation was published in 1776 as ''A Code of Gentoo Laws''. In 1778 he published a Bengali grammar, to print which he set up the first Bengali press in India.

In 1785 Halhed returned to England, and from 1790–1795 was Member of Parliament for Lymington, Hants. For some time he was a disciple of Richard Brothers, and a speech in parliament in defence of Brothers made it impossible for him to remain in the House of Commons, from which he resigned in 1795. He subsequently obtained a home appointment under the East India Company. He died in London on 18 February 1830. Provided by Wikipedia

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Printed by Francis & Robert Bailey, at Yorick's Head, no. 116, High Street

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by Halhed, Nathaniel Brassey
Published 1795
Printed for Robert Campbell, no. 40, South Second Street

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by Halhed, Nathaniel Brassey
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printed for H. D. Symonds, No. 20, Paternoster-Row

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by Halhed, Nathaniel Brassey
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by Halhed, Nathaniel Brassey
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by Halhed, Nathaniel Brassey
Published 1793
printed for R. Faulder, Bond-Street

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by Halhed, Nathaniel Brassey
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printed for the author. And sold by G. Riebau. And J. Wright

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by Halhed, Nathaniel Brassey
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Printed for B. Crosby, No. 4, Stationers Court, Ludgate Street

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by Halhed, Nathaniel Brassey
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Printed for G. Riebau, bookseller to the Prince of the Hebrews, No. 439, Strand

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by Halhed, Nathaniel Brassey
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Printed for B. Crosby, No. 4, Stationers court, Ludgate Street

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by Halhed, Nathaniel Brassey
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printed for G. Riebau, No. 439, Strand, Near Buckingham-Street

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by Halhed, Nathaniel Brassey
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printed for the author. And sold by G. Riebau, NO. 439, Strand, Near Buckingham-Street. And J. Wright, NO. 48. Dorset-Street, Manchester-Square

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by Halhed, Nathaniel Brassey
Published 1778
[Printed at Hoogly in Bengal [by Charles Wilkins]

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by Halhed, Nathaniel Brassey
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printed for B. Crosby, No. 4, Stationers Court, Ludgate Street

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by Halhed, Nathaniel Brassey
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printed for B. Crosby, No. 4, Stationers-Court, Ludgate-Street

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by Halhed, Nathaniel Brassey
Published 1795
printed for B. Crosby, No. 4, Stationers Court, Ludgate Street