Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

I.O. Islamic 4720/4 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


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

Iʻlāmnāmah announcing the grant of 35 bīghah of land in Batala pargana to Fatḥ Khātūn, فتح خاتون and others as madad-i maʻāsh

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): 23 × 31 cm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: Dated c. RY 11 of Jahāngīr

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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