Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4682 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library


Summary of Contents: 1 copy of Letters of Ṭīpū Sulṭān of Mysore by Tipu Sultan, Fath ʻAli, Nawab of Mysore, 1753-1799

Copies of letters of Ṭīpū Sulṭān during the years 1789-93, a companion volume to MS I.O. Ethé 525 which covers the years 1785-87

Annotations by William Kirkpatrick whose copy this was; copied in 1800

Language(s): Persian


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

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 290 ff (excluding many blank leaves)
Dimensions (leaf): 19.5 × 12.5 cm.


Origin: 1800 CE

Record Sources

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


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