Manuscript (19th century-Early 20th century)

A hand written manuscript regarding a brief introduction about the establishment of the city of Calcutta and various petitions from Hindu inhabitants to the President and Council of Fort William.

Extent and format of original material: 1 file.

Physical characteristics: The papers were cheap and transient in nature. In most cases the paper used was of very poor quality, as a result of which the pages are now yellowed and brittle.