Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4455 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

Revenues and description of Bengal


Revenue records, in Persian with raqam annotation, and description of the Province of Bengal

Comprised of 3 sections: 1) list of revenues for the Bengal khāliṣah according to year 1149 Bangalah; 2) revenues for the Bengal khāliṣah by mawz̤aʿ and parganah according to year 1170 Bangalah; 3) list of miḥālāt (unfoliated)

Dated oval seal of James Grant at end: Jams Grānt ṣadr-i sarishtah'dār (sic) va mulāḥiẓ-i kull-i dafātir az ṭaraf-i dīvān-i ṣūbah'jāt-i Bangālah va Bihār va gairah, madār al-mahām sipah sālār-i Angrīz-i Kampanī, sanah 1193 Bangalah

Not dated and lacking colophon

Green leather binding

Foliated in Persian by section only; estimated 175 ff. approximately (157 + 14 + 4)

Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 175 ff. approximately (157 + 14 + 4)
Dimensions (leaf): 170 × 115 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 18th century CE ; India


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