Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Letters from Najm al-Saltanah to ʻAbd al-Husayn Mirza Farmanfarma

Letters from Najm al-Saltanah to ʻAbd al-Husayn Mirza Farmanfarma

Najm al-Saltanah’s letters to her brother ʻAbd al-Husayn Mirza Farmanfarma, including the following: one about a disease outbreak in Tehran and the health of various women at the court; one requesting her brother’s advice on several properties, including Ismaʻil Abad and the qanat of Rustam Abad; some about the appointment of her husband Vakil al-Mulk to the Ardabil government; one about her decision to cancel her pilgrimage at Farmanfarma’s request; one about her desire that Muzaffar al-Din Mirza (then the crown prince) permit his daughter (Ashraf Fakhr al-Dawlah, daughter of Surur al-Saltanah) to marry her son Musaddiq al-Saltanah; some about the marriage of Daftar al-Mulk (her daughter) to Firuz Mirza (his son), her son Mirza Muhammad Khan (Musaddiq al-Saltanah), and the wedding of the son of Amin al-Dawlah to the daughter of Mushir al-Dawlah; some concerning a property rental and family news, including the marriage of Qamar; some about the stipend of her husband Vakil al-Mulk (Tabrizi), and the wedding and dowry of her daughter Daftar al-Mulk.

Item Details

  • Date late 19th/early 20th century
  • Collections Mansoureh Ettehadieh - Najm al-Saltanah
  • Repository Mansoureh Ettehadieh
  • Restrictions No restrictions.
  • Accessed 14 February 2012
  • Last Edited 24 July 2014
  • Record no. 1021A72
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