Account of Castes of Zamindars in Benares

Scope and Content

Handwritten account in Persian of the castes of Zamindars in the Pargana (administrative unit) of Nirun, Varanasi (Benares) District, followed by an account of the caste of Gautam, Raja of Benares. Booklet consisting of five loose pages. Simon Digby notes that it may have been produced c.1825, and come into Elliot's possession.