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Parvanah from the reign of the Mughal ruler Muhammad Shah

Date 21 Shavval 1141 / 20.5.1729 - 20.5.1729
Content The padris who live with their dependants at Akbarabad and in the capital are exempted from paying the capitation tax. This farman confirms a previous decree.
Type parvanah
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. 33-35
Keywords tax exemptions | Jesuits | Mughals | poll tax | Christians
Individuals Muhammad Shah (Mughal)
Places Akbarabad | India
Notes The date given in the farman is: "Written on the 21st of the month Shawwal in the 7th year of the exalted accession."
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