HODGSON, BRYAN H., of the Bengal civil service, widely known for his researches into the natural history of the Eastern Himalayas, and the ethnology of the races and tribes dwelling in British India and its bordering. countries. He was appointed Resident at the court of Nepal in 1821. He wrote on the Sheep inhabiting the Himalayan Region, in Bl. As. Trans., 1841, x. p. 320 ; On the Literature and Religion of the Buddhists, Serampore 1841 ; On the Buddha Literature of Nepaul, As. Res. xvi. p. 409 ; Route from Katmuudu to Tazedo, ibid. xvii. p. 513 ; On a New Species of Buceros, ibid. xviti. p. 178 ; Description of the Aquila Nepaleusis, ibid. part ii. p. 13 ; Description of the Circaettis Nepalcnsis, ibid. p. 21 ; Migration of the Natatores and Grallatores in Nepaul, ibid. p. 122 ; On the Wild Goat and Wild Sheep in Nepaul, ibid. p. 127 ; Description of the Ratwa Deer, ibid. p. 170 ; Of the Buceros Homrai, ibid. p. 139 ; Of the Wild Dog of the Himalayas, ibid. p. 221 ; On the Antelope of the Himalayas, Gleanings in Science, iii. p. 152 ; On a Species of Felis, ibid. p. 177 ; On Scolopacicke, ibid. p. 233 ; On the Musk Deer, ibid. p. 329 ; On the Cervus Jaral, the Ratwa. Deer, and the Tharai Goat, ibid, p. 871 ; On the Chiru, ibid. p. 387 ; On the Mammalia of Nepaul, ibid. p. 442 ; On the Manufacture of Nepaul
Paper, Bl. As. Trans. i. p. 8 ; On the Nepaul Military Tribes, ibid. ii. p. 217 ; On the Aborigines of Nepaul Proper, ibid. iii. p. 215 ; On European Speculations on Buddhism, ibid. pp. 382, 425, 499 ; Synopsis of Mammalia of the Himalayas, ibid. v. p. 231 ; On Nepaul Ornithology, ibid. p. 358 ; On the Language of Buddhist Scriptures, ibid. ii 682 ; On the Cuckoo of the Himalayas, ibid. p. 136 ; On the Thibetan Type of Man kind, ibid. xvii. p. 222 • On the Aborigines of Central India, ibid. p. 550 ; Relics of the Catholic Mission in Thibet, ibid. p. 225 ; Route from Katmandu to Darjeeling, ibid. p. 634 ; On the Aborigines of Southern India, ibid. xviii. p. 350 ; On the Aborigines of North-Eastern India, ibid. p. 451 ; Note on Indian Ethnology, ibid. p. 238 ; On the Aborigines of the North-Eastern Frontier, xix. p. 309 ; Aborigines of the South, ibid.
p. 461 ; On the 1440V of Legal Practice and Police of Nepaul, Loud. As. Trans. i. pp. 45, 258. It was his opinion that the Tainulian, Tibetan, ludo Chinese, 'Fatigue, Chinese, Mongol, and Turk are so many branches of the Turanian family.—Dr. "Nisei' Catalogue.