Historical Documents from Rajasthan
The diplomatic correspondence of the vakils (ambassadors) of the erstwhile rulers of Jaipur contains invaluable information on a broad array of subjects. It should be of interest both to historians and linguists. The documents available on this site date from the end of the 17th century AD up to about 1720 AD.
This is what you will find here:
- A catalogue which is basically an excerpt from the descriptive catalogues published by the Rajasthan State Archives and which allows you to navigate to the documents listed therein.
- Notes on the transcription utilised in displaying the documents and basic information on the scripts of the original documents
- A glossary where you can look up some difficult words
- More detailed information on the scripts (PDF-format: >2MB! Think twice before viewing or downloading!)