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Translation of Model Documents

Pushpa Prasad

in Lekhapaddhati

Published in print November 2007 | ISBN: 9780195684476
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199082100 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195684476.003.0002
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This section presents translations of seventy-eight documents from Lekhapaddhati. These include: Order of the King (Rājādeśo Yathā); Royal Charter (Śāsana Patra Yathā); Copper-plate Charter (Tāmra-Śāsana Yathā); Charter on a Birch Bark (Śrī Bhūrjja Pattalā Yathā); Permit or Passport (Deśottara Yathā); Village Charter (Grāma Paṭṭaka); Paṭṭaka for Regular and Additional (Lumpsum?) Tax From Village (Samakara Uddha Grāma Paṭṭaka Vidhi Yathā); Decision Regarding the Payment of Fine (Vyavasthā Yathā); A Royal Treasury Draft (Rāj Huṉḍikā Yathā); ‘Secret’ Paṭṭaka (Gupta Paṭṭako Yathā); Loan-Repayment [By Merchant in Lieu of Land Given] (Uttarāksharāṇī Yathā); Order for the Transfer of Service (Nirūpaṇā Yathā); Another Transfer or Appointment Charter (Aprā Api-Nirupaṇa Yathā); Paṭṭaka of Horse Sale Deed (Ašva Vikraya Paṭṭaka Yathā); A Concession Letter (Guṇāksharāṇi Yathā); Certificate (Ṭippanakaṁ Yathā); and Transit Clearance Certificate (Atha Mārgāksharāṇi Yathā), among others.

Keywords: Sanskrit documents translations; charters; copper-plate; pattaka; sale deed; loan repayment; transfer of service; certificates; transit clearance

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