John Briggs (1785-1875) was an Indian officer and administrator. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Draft of part of John Briggs's translation of the History of the rise of the Mahomedan power in India (4 vols., London, 1829).
The draft was given by Blackwell's in c. 1965 and transferred from the Indian Institute in 1975.Access Conditions
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M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 40059-60.Related Units of Description
See also Papers of John Briggs (MSS. Eng. hist. c. 332-40).
Briggs | John | 1785-1875 | General and Indian Administrator
India | History