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Hukm by 'Ali Murad Khan Zand on Christian communities

Date Jumada II 1195 / 25.5.1781 - 22.6.1781
Content Freedom of residence and religious practice for the members of Catholic orders such as the Carmelites, Dominicans, Jesuits, Augustinians and others is confirmed.
Type hukm
Category Imperial and Royal Decrees
Script shikastah
Archive Mufakhkham, Muhsin (private collection)
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). 105-06
Keywords Carmelites | Armenians | Christians | religious minorities
Individuals 'Ali Murad Khan Zand
Places Iran | Europe
Notes Also published in: Afshar, Iraj. "Farman-i 'Alimurad Khan." Ayandah 19, 1-3 (1372/1993): 147-148. Afshar dates the decree to the year 1115 h.q.!
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