Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Legal documents belonging to Banu-yi Ashraf and Fatimah Khanum

Legal documents belonging to Banu-yi Ashraf and Fatimah Khanum

Legal documents of Banu-yi Ashraf and Fatimah Khanum (Karbalayi Khanum), including: power of attorney from Fatimah Khanum and Ashraf al-Muluk [Banu-yi Ashraf] to Najaf Quli Mirza Aqa Sardar (Banu-yi Ashraf’s uncle) to follow up the case of Ashraf al-Mulk’s murder; settlement between Fatimah Khanum and Banu-yi Ashraf on behalf of children of Ashraf al-Muluk with Khan Baba Khan regarding Laktarashan’s qanat and well; power of attorney from Fatimah Khanum and Ashraf al-Muluk [Banu-yi Ashraf] to ‘Abd al-Baqi Mirza Mu‘azid al-Dawlah Mu‘izzi (Banu-yi Ashraf’s uncle) to sell two houses in Sangalaj (Tehran); settlement of Fatimah Khanum in which she gives the right of all her inheritance from her late husband, ‘Abbas Quli Khan [Mir Panjah], to Banu-yi Ashraf provided she pays for all her living costs and all the costs after her death under supervision of Sayyid Muhsin [al-Husayni]; Fatimah Khanum’s will in which she assigns Banu-yi Ashraf to manage her funeral; letter from Mahdi Quli [Basir Khaqan?] confirming that Banu-yi Ashraf manages inheritance of ‘Abbas Quli Amir Panjah and Ashraf al-Mulk on behalf of Fatimah Khanum, and Fatimah Khanum’s confirmation.