Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

I.O. Islamic 4681 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Address from the inhabitants of Benares by Various authors

Address from the inhabitants of Benares (India) written at the beginning of 1804 to the Governor General Marquis Wellesley in praise of the re-establishment of peace resulting from the successful campaigns against Sindia and the Raja of Berar

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Sims-Williams 1986, page 5.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 1f
Dimensions (leaf): 2460 × 24.5 cm.
Dimensions (written):

Decoration

Decorated heding and margins

Seal(s):

Contains approximately 3000 seals and signatures; decorated heading and margins

History

Origin: 1804 CE

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on U. Sims-Williams: Handlist of Islamic manuscripts acquired by the India Office Library 1938-85. London, 1986

Availability

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Funding of Cataloguing

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