Eton Pote 287 (Eton College Library, Eton College)
Colophon details: Date: Tuesday 27 Ramaḍān 1020 / 3 Dec 1611 Scribe: Muḥammad Amīn ibn Shaykh Dāʿūd Maḥmūd al-Qurayshī al-Qādirī محمد امين بن شيخ داؤود محمود القريشى القادرى .
Note concerning manuscript: Begins with table of contents.
19 lines per page.
Not ruled. Rubrications in red.
F.1r: seal (1083) and inspection note dated 1084.
Tan suede, European style. Watermarked paper doublures (C. Taylor). Condition: Severe worm damage. Dimensions: 26 × 17 × 4 cm. Unboxed. Polier's number: 746.
Provenance and Acquisition
The "Pote Collection" arrived in England from India in 1790 and was divided between the Colleges of Eton and King's, Cambridge, with the second half alphabetically going to Eton. Both halves of the collection are now housed in Cambridge University Library on permanent loan. Most if not all of the manuscripts had previously been owned by Colonel Antoine-Louis Henri Polier (1741–1795).
Gift of Edward Ephraim Pote (d.1832) in 1788.
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