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Petition to and farman by Karim Khan Zand

Date Jumada II 1192 / 27.6.1778 - 25.7.1778
Content Tax collector (zabit) 'Ali 'Askar Pas-Kuhi asks Karim Khan Zand to order Abdal Khan Bakhtiyari to assist in collecting outstanding taxes from a tafriqah (dispersed) group of Bakhtiyari. Karim Khan Zand issues a farman inscribed on the same document, granting the petitioners wish, additionally ordering the resettlement of the dispersed group to its original territory.
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] Appendix II, 112-17
Keywords taxes | Zands | tribe | tafriqah | Bakhtiyari
Individuals Karim Khan Zand | Abdal Khan
Places Fars | Pusht Kuh
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