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دستور العمل سررشتجات Dastūr al-'amal-i-sarrishtajāt, undated copy (original text composed 17th-18th cent. C.E.)

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Identifier: Or Ms 83

Scope and Contents

A collection of useful instructions and tables for the education of those who work in the revenue offices. It gives a fair insight into the sort of departmental work carried on during the times of the Mughal sovereignty. Copies of a few farmāns (decrees) and dispatches of the Premiers have also been added. The author is Uday-Chand of Salīmābād (Bengal), who compiled it during the reign of the Emperor Awrangzīb.

Dates

  • Creation: undated copy (original text composed 17th-18th cent. C.E.)

Language of Materials

Persian (Script: nasta'līq-shikastah)

Conditions Governing Access

Open. Please contact the repository in advance.

Extent

1 volume

Other Finding Aids

Hukk, Mohammed Ashraful; Ethé, Hermann; and Robertson, Edward, A Descriptive Catalogue of the Arabic and Persian Manuscripts in Edinburgh University Library (Hertford: Stephen Austin & Sons Ltd., 1925).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated to the University of Edinburgh Library by Lieutenant-Colonel John Baillie of Leys' grandson, also named John Baillie, in 1876.

Processing Information

Annotation uses legacy data from Mohammed Hukk et al. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Arabic and Persian Manuscripts in Edinburgh University Library.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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