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Baillie, Anne, 1809-1847 (Former owner of manuscripts)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1809 - 1847

Biography

Anne Baillie (1809-1847) was the daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel John Baillie of Leys (1772-1833), Member of Parliament and East India Company Official, and his second wife "Lulu Begum", a lady of high standing from the court of Awadh, who entered the marriage with her own fortune. Anne was born in India, baptized at Lucknow, and later brought to Scotland for her education. She married John Frederick Baillie of Dochfour and had two sons, John Baillie (1835-1890) and Alexander (1837-1917). Anne was the main heir upon her father's death, despite John having older sons by an earlier marriage. She inherited Leys Castle in Invernesshire and its lands, with the Lucknow jewels of her mother and the Arabic and Persian manuscript collection that her father had brought back from South Asia entailed as heirlooms. Anne and her husband are said to have lived a "... retired domestic life.." at Leys Castle "... planting and improving the surrounding grounds." (John Mitchell, Reminiscences of my life in the Highlands, vol.1. Newton Abbot, David &Charles Reprints, 1971, p. 60.) For further information see Alexander Charles Baillie, Call of Empire from the Highlands to Hindostan. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2017, chapter 16.

Found in 167 Collections and/or Records:

Or Ms 31: المفصّل في صنعة الاعراب al-Mufaṣṣal fī ṣan'at al-i'rāb, undated copy (original text composed 12th cent. C.E.)

 Item
Identifier: Or Ms 31
Scope and Contents

A treatise on grammar, dealing chiefly and extensively with etymology and syntax, by the celebrated Abū al-Qāsim Maḥmud b. 'Umar al-Zamakhsharī (d. 538 A.H., 1143 C.E.).

Dates: undated copy (original text composed 12th cent. C.E.)

Or Ms 32: شرح الشافیه Sharḥ al-Shāfiyah, undated copy (original text composed 13th cent. C.E.)

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Identifier: Or Ms 32
Scope and Contents

A commentary upon al-Shāfiyah fī al-Ṣarf, a well-known treatise on inflection by Ibn Ḥājib (d. 646 A.H., 1248 C.E.). The author of the commentary is Raḍī al-Dīn Muḥammad b. al-Ḥasan al-Raḍī al-Astarābādī (d. 686 A.H., 1287 C.E.), who also wrote a commentary upon al-Kāfiyah (see OR MS 33 for another such commentary).

Dates: undated copy (original text composed 13th cent. C.E.)

Or Ms 33: الوافیه في شرح الکافیه al-Wāfiyah fī sharḥ al-Kāfiyah, undated copy (original text composed 13th-14th cent. C.E.)

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Identifier: Or Ms 33
Scope and Contents

A commentary upon al-Kāfiyah, a well-known grammar treatise of Ibn Ḥājib (d. 646 A.H., 1248 C.E.). A few pages at the end are missing. The author was Sayyid Rukn al-Dīn Ḥasan b. Muḥammad al-Astarābādī (d. 715 or 717 A.H., 1315 or 1317 C.E.).

Dates: undated copy (original text composed 13th-14th cent. C.E.)

Or Ms 34: مغنی اللبیب عن کتب الاعاریب Mughnī al-labīb 'an kutub al-a'ārīb, undated copy (original text composed 14th cent. C.E.)

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Identifier: Or Ms 34
Scope and Contents

A famous treatise on grammar, by Jamāl al-Dīn 'Abd-allāh b. Yūsuf b. Hishām al-Anṣārī (d. 761 A.H., 1359 C.E.).

Dates: undated copy (original text composed 14th cent. C.E.)

Or Ms 35: مغنی اللبیب عن کتب الاعاریب Mughnī al-labīb 'an kutub al-a'ārīb, undated copy (original text composed 14th cent. C.E.)

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Identifier: Or Ms 35
Scope and Contents

A famous treatise on grammar, by Jamāl al-Dīn 'Abd-allāh b. Yūsuf b. Hishām al-Anṣārī (d. 761 A.H., 1359 C.E.).

Dates: undated copy (original text composed 14th cent. C.E.)

Or Ms 36: رسالة في علم الاعراب Risālat fī 'ilm al-i'rāb, 1225 A.H., 1810 C.E.

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Identifier: Or Ms 36
Scope and Contents

It is stated in the introduction that in Hindustan some learned grammarian had written a work based on the grammar of al-Shaykh al-'Allāmah lbn al-Ḥajib (d. 646 A.H., 1248 C.E.), and because this manuscript was getting much injured through age, the present copy was made. The work treats etymology and syntax, in good readable style.

Dates: 1225 A.H.; 1810 C.E.

Or Ms 37: نادر البیان في علم النحو Nādir al-bayān fī 'ilm al-naḥw, 1150 A.H., 1737 C.E.

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Identifier: Or Ms 37
Scope and Contents

A treatise on grammar by Aḥmad b. al-Mas'ūd al-Ḥusaynī al-Harkāmī.

Dates: 1150 A.H.; 1737 C.E.

Or Ms 38: عباب اللباب في توضیح دقائق للاعراب 'Ubāb al-lubāb fī tawḍīḥ daqā'iq al-i'rāb, 843 A.H., 1434 C.E.

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Identifier: Or Ms 38
Scope and Contents

A commentary upon the Lubāb al-I'rāb of Tāj al-Dīn Muḥammad b. Muḥammad b. Aḥmad b. al-Sayf Isfarā'īnī Faḍl, who flourished about the end of the seventh century A.H. The author is not mentioned.

Dates: 843 A.H.; 1434 C.E.

Or Ms 39: المتداوله لدرس النحو al-Mutadāwilah li dars al-naḥw, undated

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Identifier: Or Ms 39
Scope and Contents

An entire and correct edition of five famous books upon Arabic grammar collated with the most ancient Mss. in India by Lieut. (afterwards Col.) John Baillie. The work is in two volumes, Or Ms 39 and 40.

Dates: undated

Or Ms 40: المتداوله لدرس النحو al-Mutadāwilah li dars al-naḥw, undated

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Identifier: Or Ms 40
Scope and Contents

An entire and correct edition of five famous books upon Arabic grammar collated with the most ancient Mss. in India by Lieut. (afterwards Col.) John Baillie. The work is in two volumes, Or Ms 39 and 40.

Dates: undated