Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4484 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

Revenues and description of the Mogul or Timurid Empire


Historical revenue records, in Persian with raqam annotation, covering most of the Timurid or Mughal Empire, from the reigns of Emperors Shāh Jahān I to Muḥammad Shāh

Accounts cover the major centres of Hindustan and the Deccan, including Shahjahanabad (Delhi), Akbarabad (Agra), Lahore, Malwa, Bihar, Awadh, Multan, Gujarat, Ajmer, Allahabad, and the Deccan generally

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

Not dated and lacking colophon

Partially foliated in Persian; estimated 177 folios (19 + 16 + 25 + 10 + 7 + 13 + 11 + 11 + 13 + 14 + 38) approximately

Language(s): Persian & English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: estimated 177 ff. approximately
Dimensions (leaf): 207 × 136 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 18th century CE ; India


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