Digitised Legal Documents from the Indo-Persian World

Acknowledgement of a loan taken by Ahmad bin Sulaiman bin Rajab Al-Muqimi from Seth Ratansi

Ahmad bin Sulaiman bin Rajab Al-Muqimi acknowledges that he received a loan of eighty silver coins (qurush) from Ratansi Purshottam and the extension of this loan for a period of three months.

Functional document type: Private Deeds

Formal document type: Iqrar

Themes: Debt and Mortgage, Money

Hijri-qamri calendar: 23 Shawwal 1311
Gregorian calendar: 29 April 1894

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invocation (top centre): Arabic

بمنّه تعالى

By the Grace of God

main text: Arabic

1اقر احمد بن سليمان بن رجب المقيمي ان عليه للسيت رطنسيه بن
2برسوتم البانياني
ثمانين قرشاً فضة افرنسيسياً حقاً مؤجلاً
3عنه الي مضي ثلاثة اشهر زمانا من يومنا قذا اقراراً منه له بذلك
4بتاريخ يوم ٢٣ من شهر شوال سنة ١٣١١ و كتبه الفقير عبدالله بن
5يعوب بن يوسف البحري
6و بعرفاني به خليف بن محمد و سالم بن سعيد

1Ahmad bin Sulaiman bin Rajab Al-Muqimi acknowledges that he owes to the Seth Ratansi bin
2Pursottam Al-Banyani
eighty silver French qurush, an obligation that is delayed
3from him for three months’ time from this date, and this is an acknowledgment of that from him to him
4on the 23rd day of the month of Shawwal 1311, and it was written by Abdullah
5bin Yaqub bin Yusuf Al-Bahri
, by his own hand
6And it was made known to Khalifa bin Mohammed and Salim bin Said

a silver coin, equivalent to a Maria Theresa Dollar




Vimal Purecha Family Collection, no shelfmark
Archival Collection: Ratansi Purshottam collection

Transcribed from manuscript image.

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