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Copy of a letter from 'Ali Mardan Khan

Date 1162 / 22.12.1748 - 10.12.1749
Content A copy of a letter from Chahar Lang leaders 'Ali Mardan Khan, Muhammad Rashid Khan and Haydar Khan Bakhtiyari to Haft Lang leaders Abdal Khan and Muhammad Salih Bakhtiyari. A meeting proposed by the Haft Lang leaders is declined, but the unity of the Bakhtiyari is stressed.
Type namah
Category Letters and Correspondence
Publication Garthwaite, Gene. Khans and shahs: A documentary analysis of the Bakhtiyari in Iran. Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press, 1983 [documents in appendices on microfiche] Appendix II, 35-43
Keywords Haft Lang | tribe | Bakhtiyari | Chahar Lang
Individuals Abdal Khan | 'Ali Mardan Khan | Muhammad Rashid Khan | Haydar Khan Bakhtiyari | Muhammad Salih Bakhtiyari
Places Fars
Notes Sardar As'ad orderd a copy made, because the original was in bad condition. The note by the copyist, Awrang Munshi Shirazi, mentions that the original was very difficult to read.
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