Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4524 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

History of Gaekwar, incomplete


1 copy of Ḥaqāʾiq-i sarkār-i Gāyikvār

Incomplete history of the Gaekwar Maharajahs of Baroda (Vadodara), extending from 1215/1801 to 1222/1807-8

Possibly written by an unidentified author at the request of or with the participation of Mr James Williams, Resident at Baroda, 1820-37

Dated: 3 Shavvāl 1265/23 August 1849, at the house of Munshi Bhola Nath

Scribe: Mānik Laʿl valad-i Tarang (?) Laʿl Bharam Khatrī

Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 49 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 290 × 184 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 3 Shavvāl 1265 AH; 23 August 1849 CE ; India

Record Sources

Based on unpublished description in Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts in the India Office Library, vol. 3. Available on British Library Digitised Manuscripts, manuscript number: MSS Eur E207/6_f250r


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