IO Islamic 4562 (St. Pancras, British Library)
1 copy of ʻAhdnāmah by Different authors
A copy of the Persian text of the Treaty of Commerce negotiated between the East India Company and the Nauwāb Āṣaf al-Daulah of Oudh, آصف الدوله , and signed by Lord Cornwallis, Governor-General, on behalf of the Company, and by the Nawab-Wazir for himself, on 15th July, 1788.See Aitchison 1893, page 15.
The text of the treaty was printed at Calcutta in 1788, in English, Persian, and Bengali: this pamphlet, one of the incunabula of Persian and Bengali printing, is now exceedingly rare, but a copy is preserved in the India Office ibrary
A note on the fly-leaf, in a hand dated 1828, reads: "Written for his Highness's own use."
Indian calligraphic shikastah
Margins ruled in gilt
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