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Letter by Shah Sultan Husayn to Louis XIV

Date 4 Jumada I 1105 - 5 Muharram 1128 / 1.1.1694 - 31.12.1715
Content The letter confirms the liberties in trade and practice of religion granted to the Europeans -especially the French. -undated-
Type namah
Category Letters and Correspondence
Script shikastah-nasta'liq
Archive Archives des Affaires étrangères (Paris)
Publication Qa'im-Maqami, Jahangir. Yaksad va panjah sanad-i tarikhi: az Jalayiriyan ta Pahlavi. Tihran: Chapkhanah-yi artish-i shahanshahi-yi Iran, 1348 (1969). 78-80
Keywords Safavids | religious minorities | Christians | trade
Individuals Sultan Husayn, Shah | Louis XIV
Places France | Iran
Notes Since the letter is undated an intersection of regencies is used to fix it in time: Shah Sultan Husayn (1694-1722) and Louis XIV (1643-1715). Also published: Bayani, Khanbaba. "Asnad va namah-ha-yi tarikhi dawrah-yi Safavi." Barrasi-ha-yi tarikhi 3, 5 (1347/1968): 185-222.
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