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


Summary of Contents: Revenue records, in Persian with raqam annotation, containing details of Jagirdars for the province of the Panjab (91 ff), followed by an alphabetic list of the names of tenants in possession of private jagirs or landholdings in the province of Avadh (44 ff).

Undated and lacking colophon.

Language(s): Persian and English

Physical Description

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

Partially foliated in Persian; estimated 135 folios (91 + 44) approximately



Annotations in English throughout.


Oval seals of James Grant at beginning and end dated 1193 in the Bengali era (1786/7): Jams Grānt ṣadr-i sarishtah'dār (sic) va mulāḥiẓ-i kull dafātir az ṭaraf-i dīvān-i ṣūbah'jāt-i Bangālah va Bihār va ghayrah, madār al-mahām sipah sālār-i Angrīz Kampanī, sannah 1193 Bangalah.


Origin: 18th century CE ; India


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