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Farman by the Mughal ruler Shah Jahan

Date 13 Rajab 1045 / 23.12.1635 - 23.12.1635
Content The buildings, houses and the cemetery belonging to the European Fathers in Agra shall be left to them. They are allowed to take the church apart while the material should be used to build a dwelling house for themselves.
Type farman
Category Imperial and Royal Decrees
Script shikastah-nasta'liq
Archive Catholic Mission Archives, Agra
Publication Father Felix. "Farmans, Parwanahs and Sanads issued in favour of the Jesuit Missionaries." Journal of the Panjab Historical Society: Special Number 5, 1 (1916): 1-53. 25-26
Keywords church | Jesuits | Mughals | Christians
Individuals Shah Jahan I (Mughal)
Places Agra | India
Notes This is a copy of a farman of Shah Jahan. The date given in the farman is:"…dated 2nd day of the month Day in the 8th year of his accession,…"
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