Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4720/68 (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

Renewing the grant of 93 bīghah 7 bisvah of land in Batala pargana given as madad-i maʻāsh to Shaykh Muḥammad Saʻīd, شیخ محمد سعید , and others

Text damaged

Language(s): Persian


For a more detailed description see Sims-Williams 1986, page 14.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 1 f
Dimensions (leaf): 21 × 49 cm.



Origin: Dated 2 Zuʼl-H. 1170 AH; RY 1 of Tīmūr Shāh

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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