Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4543 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

Account of travel expenses for James Grant


Collection of accounts (yād'dāsht-i jamʿ va kharj) for travel, equipage, and residential expenses for Mr James Grant and his visit to and from Hyderabad, August 1781-March 1784, possibly the work of the accountant Sharaf al-Dīn Ḥusayn

Vertical safīnah or khat format typlical of South Asian account books; raqam annotation throughout

Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 71 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 395 × 140 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 18th century CE ; India


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