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Letter from 'Askar Khan to Napoleon I

Date 11 Sha'ban 1224 / 21.9.1809 - 21.9.1809
Content Letter from 'Askar Khan, the Persian envoy in France, to Napoleon, written after the treaty of Finkenstein. He mentions Jaubert, Napoleon's secretary and interpreter.
Type namah
Category Letters and Correspondence
Script shikastah-nasta'liq
Archive Archives nationales (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). 119-20
Keywords envoy | diplomatic relations | Qajars
Individuals 'Askar Khan Afshar | Napoleon I
Places France | Iran
Notes The letter is undated. The date is given in the French translation of the letter (also in the "Archives nationales").
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