Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. Douce Or. e. 5 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Douce Oriental Collection


1 work on the subject of Commercial treaties

f. 1r
Title: Copy (or draft) of end of letter from ʻAlā al-Dīn, Sultan of Acheh (Achee) to Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603 , written 1602, containing a commercial treaty against the Portuguese
Language(s): Arabic


Appendix Documents
[Greentree 5 (i)]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 1 f.


Origin: 1602 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

The collections of Francis Douce, d. 1834.

The Douce bequest came to the Bodleian Library in 1834.

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on the Bodleian Library's public card index of Arabic manuscripts with additional enhancements by the OCIMCO project team.


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