The document opens with the details of the archery records of the Sultans Murad IV and Selim III. In the small cartouche with a gold border below, are the dates 1122 AH (1710-11 AD) and 1174 AH (1760-1 AD). This is followed by the name of the scribe Mehmed Naili and the date 1233 AH (1817-18 AD). This would seem to indicate that Mehmed Naili wrote this work in 1233 AH on the basis of and updating two earlier menzilnames. The scribe’s name and the date also appear again at the bottom of the scroll.
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