Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

I.O. Islamic 4720/47 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

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 60 bīghah of land in Batala pargana made as madad-i maʻāsh Ḥanīfah Bānū, حنیفه بانو , and others

Text damaged

Language(s): Persian

References

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

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 1 f
Dimensions (leaf): 23 × 45.5 cm.
Dimensions (written):

Decoration

History

Origin: Dated 5 Rab. II 1138 RY 8 Muḥammad Shāh AH; and RY 8 Muḥammad Shāh

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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