Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4771 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of Letter to an unnamed person by Unsigned

Author: Unsigned

About a Dr. Wood’s stay at the court of Ludhiana

A note in English describes it as a letter from Rajīt Singh to Sir Henry Fane (Commander in Chief in India 1835-39)

Language(s): Persian


For a more detailed description see Sims-Williams 1986, page 19-20.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 1 f.
Dimensions (leaf): 56.5 × 25.5 cm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 1837 CE

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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