Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 486 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

Letters, miscellaneous


Unidentified collection of private letters and official correspondence by an unnamed author

Some letters contain references or attributions to a number of persons of historical and political interest, such as Mīrzā Īzad Bakhsh ("Rasā"), Navvāb Sayyid Muḥammad Khān, Muḥammad Muʿaẓẓam Shāh the valī ʿahd, and Javān Bakht Bahādur

Dated reference in letter (f. 78v): 1219/1804-5

Frequent lacunae and defective at end

Not dated; circa nineteenth century

Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 79 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 305 × 177 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 19th century 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Based on unpublished description in Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts in the India Office Library, vol. 3.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_f039r


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