IO Islamic 4024 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)
India Office Library
Josh-e Faiz, letters of British officers
1 copy of Jūsh-i fayz̤ by Sayyid Bahādur ʿAlī "Sayyid"
Rare collection of private letters, some of historical and political interest, from Farrukhabad, Lucknow, and Delhi, by the early-nineteenth-century author, Sayyid Bahādur ʿAlī mutakhalluṣ ba-Sayyid, resident of qaṣbah Chhīrāmaʾū/Chhibramau, in sarkār Qannawj
The chronogrammatic title also suggests the date of completion, 1249/1833-4
The work consists of a short preface followed by 140 letters in total arranged in alphabetic order, some of which relate to exchanges with and observations on European officers, while others mention the affairs of women in varied professions and social circumstances
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