Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

I.O. Islamic 4749 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Volume of papers from Richard Johnson’s collection

1. ff. 3-17

Concluded between the East India Company and Ṭīpū Sulṭān in 1784, and with the Nawad of the Carnatic and the Soubah of the Deccan in 1768

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Sims-Williams 1986, page 17.
2. f. 15
Author: Unknown

Dated 4 Rab. I 1194 RY 21, granting Richard Johnson a manṣab of 6000 z̲āt and savār and the title Mufakhar al-Mulk Mumtāz al-Dawlah Bahādur Ḥusām Jang ( مفخر الملک ممتاز الدوله بهادر حسام جنگ )

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Sims-Williams 1986, page 17.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 19 ff (folios out of sequence)
Dimensions (leaf): 21.5 × 18.5 cm.
Dimensions (written):

Decoration

History

Origin: Late 18th century CE

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on U. Sims-Williams: Handlist of Islamic manuscripts acquired by the India Office Library 1938-85. London, 1986; Aitchison, Charles U. (comp.): A collection of treaties, engagements and sanads, relating to India and neighbouring countries. 14 vols. Calcuttal, 1929-1933.

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