Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4507 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

Revenue records for the Mogul or Timurid Empire


Revenue records, in Persian with raqam annotation, for the provinces of Ajmer and Multan, concluding with an original ʿarz̤ah dāsht or supplicatory letter describing the scribe's circumstances and efforts to collect information on the jagirdari revenues from the province of Kashmir

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 170 folios (44 + 43 + 59 + 24) approximately

Language(s): Persian and English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 135 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 218 × 94 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 18th century CE ; India


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