Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 14400 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of A royal marriage contract of Moghul India

The contract for the marriage of Raḥīm al-Nisā Khānum to Mīrzā Muḥammad Akbar Shāh, son of Shāh ʻĀlam, Emperor of Hindustan, 1728-1806, who later reigned as Akbar II (r. 1806-1837)

Language(s): Persian


For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 26.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 1 f
Dimensions (leaf): 55 × 33 cm.


Origin: Probably Dehli; 1314 AH

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on M. I. Waley: Supplementary handlist of Persian manuscripts, 1966-1998. London, 1998


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