Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 70* (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

Abu'l-Fazl, correspondence


Unidentified collection of correspondence attributed to Shaykh Abū al-Faz̤l Nāgawrī in the colophon

Internal references suggest some of the contents dates from the reign of the Timurid or Mughal Emperor Akbar I

Defective at beginning

No rubrication or rulings

Dated colophon (f. 48v): completed by Bhedi La‘l or Phande La‘l (?) on 25 Jumādá al-Avval regnal year 7 of Emperor Akbar Shāh II (c. 26 May 1813)

Heavily annotated in between lines and in margins in parts

Papers alternate between orange and white

Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 48 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 210 × 160 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 25 Jumādá al-Avval regnal year 7 of Emperor Akbar Shāh II AH; 26 May 1813 CE ; India


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