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Farman by Karim Khan Zand

Date Safar 1187 / 24.4.1773 - 22.5.1773
Content In response to an earlier petition by Abdal Khan Bakhtiyari, Karim Khan Zand grants the petitioner a salary of 20 tomans and 20 kharvar of grain with a draft (barat) drawn on the districts of Cahar Mahall and Faridan. In turn he demands Abdal Khan to exercise better control over members of the Bakhtiyari and to prevent them from robbery.
Type farman
Category Imperial and Royal Decrees
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, 101-06
Keywords Zands | banditry | salary | tribe | Bakhtiyari
Individuals Karim Khan Zand | Abdal Khan
Places Fars | Chahar Mahall | Faridan
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