Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 461A (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

Letters of Abul Fazl


1 copy of Ruqaʿāt-i Abū al-Faz̤l by Abū al-Faz̤l ibn Mubārak, 1551-1602

Collection of refined letters and petitions by Abu al-Fazl to Emperor Akbar, with some on behalf of the ruler addressed to princes and courtiers, including an excerpt from the Akbarnamah

This collection is not identicle with the collection included in the three daftars of the Mukātabāt-i ʿAllāmī

Dated: completed by Muḥammad Naqī at Akbar'ābād (Agra) on 6 Jumādá II 1236/11 March 1821

Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 207 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 210 × 152 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 6 Jumādá II 1236 AH; 11 March 1821 CE ; India

Record Sources

Based on unpublished description in Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts in the India Office Library, vol. 3. Available on British Library Digitised Manuscripts, manuscript number: MSS Eur E207/26_f012r


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