26 చెన్నపట్టణ ప్రాచ్యలిఖిత పుస్తక భాండాగారములో నున్న కాశీయాత్ర చరిత్ర వ్రాత ప్రతిని గురించి వారిపుస్తకాల పట్టెడలో వ్రాయబ్నడిన వివరములు.
A DESCRIPTIVE CATALOG OF THE TELUGU MANUSCRIPTS IN THE GOVERNMENT ORIENTAL MANUSCRIPTS LIBRARY, MADRAS. Vol. VI Vacanakavyus, pages 1717-1728 No.1407. కాశీయాత్ర చరిత్ర.
KASIYATRA CARITRA. Substance paper. size 12 1/2 X 8 3/4 inches. pages 490 Lines, 21 on a page. Chaaracter, Telugu Condition, slightly injured. Appearance, old. Mode of writing, fair and free from mistakes. Complete.
The following note appears in the beginning of the work: "N.B.- The printed copy is somewhat abridged from the present one: which was presented to me by the author. This manuscript is given at full length; another copy in my library No.247 is abridged one - and the printed edition is very much retrenched. The present Volume is the best of the three; the alterations afterwards made being not always improvements." "C.P.Brown 1839"
At the close the work is made the following note in pencil. "Examined by Appaiah and Vencatrow, Render."
At the end of the MS is pasted a private letter of the Author, Enugula Virawami dated 1th December 1831, and addressed to Mr.C.P.Brown. In this letter the Author describes the work as follows:
"During my last travel to Benares, I took my mute in going thro' Cuddapah, Hyderabad, Nagpore, Jabalpore, Mirjapore and Allahabad. In return I came by Gazpore,(Chaprah),Patna, Gyah, Caltutta, Pooree, Ganjam and all Northern districts, and kept a correct journal of the same. I beg also to inform you that in that journal. I have been giving a correct brief histories of all the Hindoo holly places, rivers, etc., and made several observations upon Hindooism, Mahamadism and Christianity: also upon Hindoo Mi theology and Astronomy. I have also commented shortly upon customs, manners, castes, laws and late Governments of the several places"