Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

I.O. Islamic 4723 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Four letters of goodwill etc by Various authors

Two of the letters are from Bālkrishan Gangāhar Shāstriʼī, بالکرشن گنگاهر شاسترئی to the Honourable Mountstuart Elphinstone (1779-1859, Governor of Bombay from 1819 until his retirement in 1827)

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Sims-Williams 1986, page 15.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 4 ff with 3 envelopes (letters different sizes)
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):

Decoration

History

Origin: Poona?; Between 13 Mar. 1828 and 7 Dec. 1830 CE

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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