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Farman by Shah 'Abbas II

Date Ziqa'dah 1071 / 28.6.1661 - 27.7.1661
Content Ban on illegal cultivation of fallow land situated at the river Narbar by the peasants (ra'aya') of the village Rawbanj. Mirza 'Ali Bayg (ghulam-i khassah-yi sharifah) is instructed to settle the matter with the support of the prefect (darughah) of Andin, the master builder (mi'mar) of Qum, the yuz-bashi of the 'Abd Lalavi, Muhammad Bayg, and the yuz-bashi of the Tartar, Muhammad Quli Bayg.
Type farman
Category Imperial and Royal Decrees
Script shikastah-nasta'liq
Archive British Museum (London)
Publication Busse, Heribert. Untersuchungen zum islamischen Kanzleiwesen an Hand turkmenischer und safawidischer Urkunden: Abhandlungen des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts Kairo (Islamische Reihe, Band 1) 1959. 194-96
Keywords agriculture | peasants | Safavids | landownership | darughah
Individuals 'Abbas II, Shah
Places Qum
Notes Also published in: Jahanpur, Farhang. "Faramin-i padshahan-i Safavi dar muzah-yi Britaniya." Barrasi-ha-yi tarikhi 4, 4 (1348/1969): 221-64.
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