Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4229 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

Persian letter addressed to Jacob Bosanquet


1 copy of Murāsilah

Large letter or murāsilah lacking any seal, header, or invocation addressed to Jacob Bosanquet , noting the departure of Sir Harford Jones, Baronet (Sar Harfurd Juns Bārūnat ṣāḥib Bahādur) following the signing of a treaty

Not dated

Cropped and mounted

IOL stamp: 23 Nov 1926

English translation (IO Islamic 4230) refer to the letter ending with a seal that is not present, indicating the letter has been cropped and is not in its original condition

Seals on reverse, Isa al-Husayni 1218 repeated twice

Language(s): Persian & English
Title: Murāsilah

Physical Description

Form: leaf
Support: Paper backing
Extent: 4 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 582 × 410 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 19th century CE ; Iran & India


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