Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Miscellaneous correspondence addressed to Rukhsarah Khanum

Miscellaneous correspondence addressed to Rukhsarah Khanum

Miscellaneous letters addressed to Rukhsarah Khanum (wife of Mirza Hasan Shaykh al-Islam), including: a letter from her father, Mirza Buzurg Shaykh al-Islam; permission for a wetnurse to breastfeed her infant child, dated 14 February 1892; a letter of condolence from Mirza Masʻud Shaykh al-Islam over the death of Mulki Jahan Khanum Rukni (1892); a letter from Mirza Abu Turab Shaykh al-Islam; Premier’s reply to her request to inherit the stipend of her deceased father; Haj ʻUmma Khanum, wife of Hidayat Allah Hakimbashi, writing to her about going to Razjird; a letter from her maternal uncle Hidayat Allah Hakimbashi, son of Mirza Hasan Khan Hakimbashi; and a letter to her paternal uncle, Mirza Masʻud Shaykh al-Islam.