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Petition to and farman by Karim Khan Zand

Date Sha'ban 1184 / 20.11.1770 - 18.12.1770
Content The peasants of Mahallat, Quhistan and Sayir al-Buluk ask Karim Khan Zand to order the Bakhtiyari settling in their areas to return to the land allotted to them by Karim Khan. On the same sheet the farman by Karim Khan is added, ordering the zabit of the districts in question to remove the Bakhtiyari, and reprimanding Abdal Khan for allowing them to settle there.
Type 'arzah-dasht
Category Imperial and Royal Decrees
Script shikastah-nasta'liq
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] Apendix II, 93-100
Keywords Zands | zabit | peasants | tribe | Bakhtiyari
Individuals Karim Khan Zand | Abdal Khan
Places Quhistan | Mahallat | Qum | Fars
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