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Letter from Musa Bayg

Date 29 Rajab 1035 / 26.4.1626 - 26.4.1626
Content The Safavid Empire intends to strenghten its relations with the Netherlands. In his letter the Persian envoy Musa Bayg asks the Staten-Generaal to intensify their trading activities in Iran. He also reports on the miltary conflict with the Portuguese at Hurmuz and mentions the treaty with the British East India Company.
Type namah
Category Letters and Correspondence
Script shikastah-nasta'liq
Archive Archief van de Staten-Generaal (Nederland)
Publication Bayani, Khanbaba. "Ravabit-i Iran va Huland dar zaman-i Safaviyah: Sifarat-i Musa Bayg." Barrasi-ha-yi tarikhi 5, 6 (1349/1971): 99-126. 112-13, 119
Keywords diplomatic relations | envoy | economy | military | Ottoman Empire | Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie (VOC) | Safavids | trade | British East India Company
Individuals Musa Bayg | 'Abbas I, Shah
Places Holland | Masqat (Muscat) | Hurmuz | England | Portugal | India
Notes The date refers to the delivery of the letter to the Staten-Generaal.
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