Draft of John Briggs's translation of the History of the rise of the Mahomedan power in India
Draft of part of John Briggs's translation of the History of the rise of the Mahomedan power in India (4 vols., London, 1829).
- 19th cent.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. hist. c. 1035].
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MSS. Eng. hist. c. 1035-1036
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 12817
Biographical / Historical
John Briggs (1785-1875) was an Indian officer and administrator. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 40059-60.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The draft was given by Blackwell's in c. 1965 and transferred from the Indian Institute in 1975.
- Draft of John Briggs's translation of the History of the rise of the Mahomedan power in India
- Emily Tarrant
- Language of description