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Suyurghal by Muhammad Khudabandah

Date Rabi' II 992 / 12.4.1584 - 10.5.1584
Content This document confirms an already bestowed bahrchah ("a harvest tax, or share in the crops taken at harvest time for the benefit of a soyūrghāl-holder or the dīwān", Martin 1965, p.194, note 1) of the locality of Kazaj, district of Khalkhal, as an eternal suyurghal to Mir Sharif, khadim-bashi (chief servant) of the Ardabil shrine (zaviyah).
Type suyurghal
Category Imperial and Royal Decrees
Script shikastah-nasta'liq
Archive Bivar, A.D.H. (private collection)
Publication Martin, B.G. "Seven Safavid documents from Azarbayjan." Documents from Islamic Chanceries, ed. S.M. Stern, Oxford: Bruno Cassirer, 1965: 171-206. 193-94; 250
Keywords suyurghal | khadim-bashi | Safavids | taxes
Individuals Muhammad Khudabandah, Shah | Mir Sharif (khadim-bashi)
Places Kazaj | Khalkhal | Ardabil
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