Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

I.O. Islamic 4678B (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts



Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Nishān probably issued by Prince Salīm by Jahangir, Emperor of Hindustan, 1569-1627

A decree addressed to officials in Jhanni pargana prohibiting unauthorised entrance to the fortress Rājgarh

Damaged; part of the tughra preserved

Language(s): Persian


For a more detailed description see Sims-Williams 1986, page 4.
For a more detailed description see Shakeb 1982 , no 2.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 1 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 42 × 53.5 cm.
Dimensions (written):


Origin: about 1587 CE

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on U. Sims-Williams: Handlist of Islamic manuscripts acquired by the India Office Library 1938-85. London, 1986; M.Z.A Shakeb: A descriptive catalogue of miscellaneous Persian Mughal documents from Akbar to Bahadur Shah II. London, 1982


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