Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4506 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

Revenues and description of Punjab and Awadh

Contents

Revenue records, in Persian with raqam annotation, for the province of the Panjab, followed by an alphabetic list of the names of tenants in possession of private jagirs or landholdings in the province of Avadh

Annotations in English throughout

Dated oval seals of James Grant at beginning and end: Jams Grānt ṣadr-i sarishtah'dār (sic) va mulāḥiẓ-i kull 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 135 folios (91 + 44) approximately

Language(s): Persian and English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 135 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 223 × 118 mm.
Dimensions (written):

Hand(s)

History

Origin: 18th century CE ; India

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