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A sale deed recording the purchase of two slaves in Pyuthana (VS 1975)

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Edited and translated by Manik Bajracharya in collaboration with Raju Rimal
Created: 2017-04-16; Last modified: 2018-11-27
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Abstract

This is a deed formalizing the sale of two slaves by Candra Bāhādura Thāpā Kṣetrī for 665 mohara rupaiyās..



Diplomatic edition

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4मारि­सम्‌त्‌­जाना­२­को­मोल्‌­मो
5हो­रू­६६५­अंके­मोहो­रू­छ­सय़­पै
6षष्टीमा­प्युठां­वाडिकोट्‌­वस्ने­छं
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14षेको­हिक्‌मत्‌­वाहादुर­साहु
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Translation

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Śrī

No. 261

242

No. 1783

Signature: Candra Bāhādura Thāpā Chetrī

Witnesses:

[fingerprint]: Setu Mahat Chetrī - 1

Signature: Hikmat Siṃ Bāhādura Chetrī - 1

Signature: Siṃhavira Thāpā Chetrī - 1

Written by Candra Bāhādura Thāpā Chetrī, resident of Arghā Arjuṃ.

Āge: After 665mohara rupaiyās, in words six hundred sixty-five, was written to Chaṃttu Cujāli Upādhye, a resident of Bādikoṭ [in] Pyuthana, as the price for two purchased household slaves (kariyā) of my house—the male slave Rāme and the female slave Gaṃgi—I have [now] received the sum and written a paramabhaṭṭā document regarding the said male slave Rāme and female slave Gaṃgi, and handed it over to aforementioned Chaṃttu Pādhye.

[The names of] the witnesses to this paramabhaṭṭā written in the margin with their signatures are valid. This paramabhaṭṭā was written on the veranda of the house of sāhuHikmat Bāhādura.

Sunday, the 10th solar day (gate) of Vaiśākha in the [Vikrama] era year 1980 (1923 CE). Auspiciousness.


Notes

1. Added in the upper margin by a second hand. []

2. Added in the upper margin by a second hand. []

3. Added in the upper margin by a second hand. []