Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4720/44 (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

Renewing the grant of 46 bīghah 14 bisvah of land assigned to Vilāyat Khātūn, ولایات خاتون , and others as madad-i maʻāsh

Text damaged

Language(s): Persian


For a more detailed description see Sims-Williams 1986, page 13.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 1 f
Dimensions (leaf): 23.5 × 43.5 cm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: Dated 5 Ram. 1130 AH; and RY 7 of Farrukh Siyar

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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