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Oath by Haft Lang Leaders

Date Rabi' I 1195 / 25.2.1781 - 26.3.1781
Content Leaders of the various branches (tavayif) of the Haft Lang Bakhtiyari pledge to keep order in their respective groups and to pass the name of any wrong-doer on to their leader Abdal Khan. The 31 signatories represent the following ten mentioned tavayif: Zarasvand, Husaynvand, Baba Ruzbah, Baba Galla, Kashah, 'Ala al-Dinvand, Mahmudshah Mardani, Kayamra'i, Mishvand, Sufi.
Type iltizam
Category Other
Script shikastah
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, 136-40
Keywords Haft Lang | tribe | Bakhtiyari
Individuals Abdal Khan
Places Fars
Notes The month is given in the document, the year is the editors estimation.
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