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Safavid Farman by Shah Tahmasp I.

Date Rabi' II 959 / 27.3.1552 - 24.4.1552
Content The farman confirms a tax exemption over land (mazra'ah) in the valley of Sarab which belongs to the tax districts of Ardabil and a suyurghal of six kharvars of grain - both given to Khalifah Darvish Muhammad in former times and now as an eternal suyurghal.
Type suyurghal
Category Imperial and Royal Decrees
Script nasta'liq
Archive Martin, B.G. (private collection)
Publication Martin, B.G. "Seven Safavid documents from Azarbayjan." Documents from Islamic Chanceries, ed. S.M. Stern, Oxford: Bruno Cassirer, 1965: 171-206. 189-90; 249
Keywords suyurghal | tax exemptions | Safavids
Individuals Tahmasp I, Shah | Khalifah Darvish Muhammad
Places Sarab | Ardabil
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