Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

MS. S. Digby Or. 128 (Bodleian Library, Oxford University)

Oriental Manuscripts Simon Digby Oriental Collection

Contents

2 works by Chhatar Mal son of Prān Chand Munshī on the subjects of India and Accounting

1. ff. 1-87

An official manual of land management and revenue collection.

Language(s): Persian

References

Rieu, III, 990A, (Or. 2011)
2. ff. 87-107

A treatise on revenue accountancy, composed for Mr. Robert Duncan, Superintendent of the East India Company School, Agra.

Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff. 107
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):

Layout

Hand(s)

Shikastah and Siyāq.

History

Origin: 3rd Rajab 1252 AH; 15th October 1836 CE

Provenance and Acquisition

Sir Richard Burn Collection.

The collections of Mr. Simon Digby. Acquired November 1968.

Donated to the Bodleian Libraries by the Trustees of the Simon Digby Memorial Charity, April 2015.

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on handlist of Simon Digby with additional enhancements by the Fihrist team.

Availability

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures contact Bodleian Admissions). Contact specialcollections.enquiries@bodleian.ox.ac.uk for further information on the availability of this manuscript

Funding of Cataloguing

JISC

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