Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

I.O. Islamic 4793 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

1 copy of Farmān by Shahjahan, Emperor of India, ca. 1592-1666

Title: Farmān

Granting 125 bīghah of Land in the pargana of Muḥammadābād, Jaunpur, as madad-i maʻāsh

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Sims-Williams 1986, page 21.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 1 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 32 × 70 cm.
Dimensions (written):

Decoration

Seal(s):

Contains tughra of Shahjahan, Emperor of India, ca. 1592-1666

History

Origin: 29 Khurdad 1043

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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