Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4468 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

Revenues and description of Burduwan, Bengal


Revenue records, in Persian with raqam annotation, and description of the Province of Bardavān, Bengal, prefixed with a leaf in English, calculating accounts for the Bengali years 1159, 1157, and earlier

Dated oval seals of James Grant at beginning and 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

Annotations in Bengali

Not dated and lacking colophon

Not foliated; 185 ff. approximately (+ 1 f)

Language(s): Persian, Bengali, and English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 185 ff. approximately (+ 1 f)
Dimensions (leaf): 180 × 106 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 18th century CE ; India


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