Draft of John Briggs's translation of the History of the rise of the Mahomedan power in India

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Scope and Content

Draft of part of John Briggs's translation of the History of the rise of the Mahomedan power in India (4 vols., London, 1829).

Administrative / Biographical History

John Briggs (1785-1875) was an Indian officer and administrator. Details are given in the  Dictionary of National Biography.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

Acquisition Information

The draft was given by Blackwell's in ca. 1965 and transferred from the Indian Institute in 1975.

Note

Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

Related Material

See also Papers of John Briggs (MSS. Eng. hist. c. 332-40).

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