Arabic MS 239 (The John Rylands Library, The University of Manchester)
Wafayāt al-aʿyān (volume 1 of 2)
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Provenance and Acquisition
From the collection of Colonel George William Hamilton (1807-1868) who served in India from 1823 to 1867 latterly as Commissioner in Delhi. He acquired over a thousand Indian and Persian manuscripts of which 352 were selected after his death for the British Museum. The remainder were purchased in 1868 by Alexander Lindsay, 25th Earl of Crawford.
The manuscript is available for consultation by any accredited reader.