Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Add. 304 (University Library, Cambridge University)

Oriental Manuscripts


Summary of Contents: 4 works by 2 authors on the subjects of India, Calcutta, Letter writing, and Conversion tables
3. ff. 43-87
Title: Inshā
Title: انشاء

Language(s): Persian


4. ff. 86b-87b

Language(s): Persian


Physical Description

Form: codex
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):




Origin: 1220 AH; 1805 CE Contains copies of documents dated in A.H. 745, 831 and 838; Contains copies of documents dated in A.D. 1344, 1428 and 1434

Provenance and Acquisition

Donated by Austin.

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on E. G. Browne: A hand-list of the Muhammadan manuscripts, including all those written in the Arabic character, preserved in the Library of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge, 1900 E. G. Browne: A catalogue of the Persian manuscripts in the Library of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge, 1896 abbreviated by the OCIMCO project team.


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