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Farman by the Mughal ruler Akbar

Date 8 Ramazan 1006 / 14.4.1598 - 14.4.1598
Content Akbar permits the Jesuit order to build a church in the city of Cambay, Gujarat.
Type farman
Category Imperial and Royal Decrees
Script shikastah-nasta'liq
Archive Catholic Mission Archives, Agra
Publication Father Felix. "Farmans, Parwanahs and Sanads issued in favour of the Jesuit Missionaries." Journal of the Panjab Historical Society: Special Number 5, 1 (1916): 1-53. 10-11
Keywords Mughals | church | Jesuits | religious minorities | Christians
Individuals Akbar I, Abu al-Fath Muhammad
Places Cambay | Gujarat | India
Notes The date given in the farman is: "written on the 25th day of the month of Farvardin, year 42 of the Ilahi era."
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