Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4486 (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 the Timurid or Mughal Empire generally for the faṣlī year 1147, equating to the twenty-second regnal year from the reign of Emperor Muḥammad Shāh, based largely on the kavāghiz̲-i ṣūbajāt

Significantly, records contain lists of civil servants according to office, estate, region, and reign

James Grant's notes in English 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

Not dated and lacking colophon

Foliated in Persian; estimated 319 folios approximately

Language(s): Persian & English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: estimated 319 ff. approximately
Dimensions (leaf): 211 × 97 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 18th century CE ; India


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