Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4475 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

Revenues and description of Bengal


Revenue records, in Persian with raqam annotation, for sarkar Silhet in Bengal during the (banglah?) year 1169

All original folios bear the personal seal impression (left edge): Mīr ʿAlī Yār Khān [regnal year] 2, 1168

Faint English notes on first flyleaf

Bengali annotations at beginning

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

Green leather binding

Not dated and lacking colophon

Foliated in Persian; estimated 212 folios approximately

Language(s): Persian and English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: estimated 212 ff. approximately
Dimensions (leaf): 159 × 123 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 18th century CE ; India


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