Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

I.O. Islamic 4769 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of A collection of letters by Various authors

Two in Persian from Rajah Hīrā Singh of Nabha dated 1877 and Maharajah Mangal Singh of Thana dated 19 Jan. 1877

One in Hindi from Maharajah Sardār Singh of Bikaner dated 7 Asoja 1922, and two Urdu petitions and six miscellaneous poems by various authors addressed to John Orlando Hercules Norman Oliver, ICS 1843-77

Language(s): Persian, Urdu, Hindi and English

References

For a more detailed description see Sims-Williams 1986, page 19.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 16 items of varying sizes
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):

Decoration

Seal(s):

2 wax seals and 3 silk kharīṭah bags

History

Origin: 1865-77 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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