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Farman by Shah 'Abbas II

Date 12 Safar 1052 - 26 Rabi' II 1077 / 12.5.1642 - 26.10.1666
Content Following the order of the governor (hakim) of Sistan many peasants had been relocated from the land of Amir Muhammad, the former kalantar of Sistan, to Allahabad. Due to this measure there was a sharp fall in the agricultural productivity in this area. Shah 'Abbas II therefore orders the resettlement of the peasants. [document defective and therefore undated]
Type farman
Category Imperial and Royal Decrees
Script nasta'liq
Archive Kalantari, Hamid (private collection)
Publication Davudi, Husayn. "Asnad-i khanadan-i Kalantari-yi Sistan." Barrasi-ha-yi tarikhi 4, 5-6 (1348/1969-70): 1-34. 10, 26
Keywords economy | kalantar | peasants | Safavids
Individuals 'Abbas II, Shah
Places Sistan | Yazd | Allahabad
Notes The last part of the document including the eschatocol is damaged. Date based on the reign of Shah 'Abbas II (1642-1077).
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