An interesting manuscript of Chehel Majlis dated to 1612 A.D. bearing the signature of Emperor Shah Jahan (1628-1658 A.D.) under the Royal Mughal Seal dated 4th February 1628 and many others are displayed in this gallery. Important Royal farmans and documents, two paintings of Taj Mahal by British artist Daniel sketched in the year 1795 A.D. are put on display.
An interesting order of General Perron of the period of Mughal Emperor Shah Alam II recording the details of the auction of fruits in the garden of the mausoleum of Tajganj is also displayed.
The Royal Farmans of Shah Jahan about registering a grant of land in various villages and confirming a grant of hereditary land to Shaikh Hatim is also put on show in the gallery.
Photocopies of Shah Jahan’s Farmans dated A.H. 1042 (August A.D. 1632) addressed to Raja Jai Singh of Jaipur (Rajasthan) to ensure regular supply of the Makrana marble etc. (Makrana Tehsil, District Naguar, State Rajasthan) required in the construction of the imperial building,Taj Mahal are also exhibited in the gallery and a world map showing the places from where various type of stones were imported for inlay work of Taj Mahal along with specimens of these semi precious stones are also on display.
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