Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4003 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

Irvine Collection

Ramz va isharaha-yi 'Alamgiri


1 copy of Ramz va ishārahā-yi ʿĀlamgīrī

Anonymously compiled, incomplete collection of orders and private letters or shuqqah (19 in total) of the Timurid or Mughal ruler, Emperor ʿĀlamgīr (d. 1707)

Language(s): Persian

Transcribed by order of G. J. Nicholls, Judge at Farrukhabad, from a manuscript obtained from AgraCopied from an original manuscript belonging to the library of

Filiation: Copied from a defective manuscript completed at Ramnagar by Shaykh Asad Allāh valad-i Shaykh Ghulām Ghaws̲, on 29 Rabīʿ II 1230, in the Faṣlī year 1222 (1815 CE)

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 42 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 160 × 253 mm.


Clear nastaʿlīq. Scribe: Muḥammad ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz of Bhitrī (Sayyidpūr)




Origin: 7 November 1899 CE Benares (Varanasi, UP) ; India

Provenance and Acquisition

William Irvine


William Irvine

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Based on unpublished description in Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts in the India Office Library, vol. 3.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 E207/9 9_36r


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