Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4509 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

Revenue records for the Mogul or Timurid Empire


Transcripts of miscellaneous sanads or deeds of entitlement and revenue records of the private landholdings by prominent nobles and élites from across the Timurid or Mughal Empire

Text organised into multiple sections, each prefixed with summary of contents

Dated oval seal of James Grant at beginning: 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

Not foliated; estimated 250 folios approximately

Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: estimated 250 ff. approximately
Dimensions (leaf): 224 × 100 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 18th century CE ; India


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