Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 3981 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

Irvine Collection

Letters of Anand Ram Mukhlis


1 copy of a work by Ānand Rām "Mukhliṣ"

Untitled and brief collection of the letters of Anand Ram Mukhlis, munshi or secretary to the Timurid or Mughal Emperor Muhammad Shah, compiled 21 Rabīʿ I 1149 to 1154

Addressees include Vazir al-mamalik I'timad al-Dawlah Chin Bahadur Nusratjang, Miyan Faqir Allah "Afarin" Lahawri, Mir Sharaf al-Din 'Ali "Payam", Siraj al-Din 'Ali Khan "Arzu", Nisar 'Ali Khan, Malharji Holkar, Baji Rao Dakhini, Rajah Bakhtmal (divan of the khalisah), Lala Sevak Ram, Khudayar Khan of Farrukhabad, Sher Afgan Khan Bahadur "Nigar", Validad, Hashmat 'Ali Khan, Sayyid Lutf Allah, Qizilbash Khan "Ummid", Safdar Muhammad Khan, 'Abd al-'Aziz Khan (mir munshi of the Vazir al-mamalik), Ahmad Husayn Khan, Rayrayan Nagarmal

Dated colophon (ff. 18r-18v): completed Friday, 10 Jum. II 1270/10 March 1854, by Jagat Narāyin of the Khatrī qawm, resident of Farrukhabad, in the Ghavi Tola (?) area

Copied from a volume in the library of Bahadur 'Ali "Sayyid" of Chhibramau (UP) at the request of Jasper Nichols for W. Irvine at Bhitri Ghazipur, 2 July 1893

See BL Or 1839

Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 18 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 270 × 180 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: Friday, 10 Jum. II 1270 AH; 10 March 1854 CE ; India


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