Phase One of Digitising Legal Documents from the Indo-Persian World

Welcome to Lawforms, an ERC-funded project led by the University of Exeter, whose aim is to study legal documents in Persian and other languages associated with early modern South Asia. Such documents include a variety of forms – from royal grants, to interpersonal contracts of sale and pawn, to more peripheral materials such as tax account books and private letters.


Read and search the full text of just over 50 such documents in this first release!