Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4010 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

Irvine Collection

Tazkirat al-salatin-i Chaghata


1 copy of Taz̲kirat al-salāṭīn-i Chaghatā by Muḥammad Hādī Kāmvar Khān Bahādur

Alternative title on title page: Tārīkh-i Chaghatāy

Extract from the larger chronicle of the Timurid or Mughal Empire, beginning with the accession of Emperor Bahādur Shāh I (18 Z̲ū al-ḥijjah 1118 / 23 March 1707) and concluding abruptly with the ultimate year of the reign (regnal year 5) on 1 Shaʿbān 1123 / 14 September 1711

Not dated

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

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 67 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 165 × 255 mm.


Rough, but legible nastaʿlīq




Origin: 19th century CE ; 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Based on unpublished description in Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts in the India Office Library, vol. 3.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 E207/6 6_61r


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