Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4720/3 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library


Summary of Contents: One of the 70 Mughal documents including farmāns, ḥukmnāmah, iqrārnāmah, chaknāmah etc. relating to the family of Jalāl al-Dīn, جلال الدین , Qāz̤ī of the pargana Batala, Punjab, and his escendents dated from 1527 to 1757
Title: Farmān

Farmān granting 39 bīghah of land in Batala pargana to Shaykh Shāh Muḥammad, شیخ شاه محمد and others as madad-i ma‘āsh

Text damaged

Language(s): Persian


For a more detailed description see Sims-Williams 1986, page 10.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 1 f
Dimensions (leaf): 55.5 × 72 cm.



Contains seal of Jahāngīr


Origin: Dated Mihr RY 6

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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