Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Legal documents related to Rubabah Khanum and Asghar Aqa

Legal documents related to Rubabah Khanum and Asghar Aqa

Legal documents related to Rubabah Khanum, daughter of Faraj Allah, and her husband, Asghar Aqa, including: a settlement between Rubabah Khanum and Mirza Hasan Khan (son of Muhammad Sadiq), transferring to him all of her properties, including half of her inherited house in Qazvin (August 6, 1916); a settlement between Rubabah Khanum and Aqa Muhammad Hasan and transferring half of her properties to him in exchange for 300 tumans (March 1, 1918); settlement between Rubabah Khanum and Muhammad Hasan Aqa (son of Muhammad Sadiq, the seller of medicinal herbs) and transferring to him all her properties, including: household furnishings, carpets, women clothing and jewelry, in exchange for 200 tumans (March 1, 1918); two settlements between Yahya Sahrakar (son of Sahib Khanum and ‘Ali) and Mirza Hasan Khan about the inheritance of Asghar Aqa (Sahib Khanum’s maternal uncle) and his wife, Rubabah Khanum (July 14 and 16, 1921); settlement between children of Shafi‘ the water-carrier and Khavar Khanum and Aqa Hasan Aqa Munshi regarding the inheritance of Asghar Aqa (Shafi‘’s maternal uncle) and Rubabah Khanum (February 18, 1922). Shafi‘’s seven children: Aqa Qurban, Kubra Khanum, Sughra Khanum, and four minors, Talib, Ibrahim, ‘Aliyah Khanum and Mawlud Khanum, whose guardian was Husayn the tobacco seller (husband of Sughra Khanum). The dispute was over the inheritance of Aqa Hasan Aqa from Rubabah Khanum, which she had inherited from her husband (Asghar Aqa), The dispute was eventually settled in exchange for 20 tumans; settlement between Yusuf (the butcher) known as Siyah (son of Riza known as Suzanchi) and Aqa Hasan Aqa Munshi (son of Muhammad Sadiq ‘Attar) regarding the inheritance of Asghar Aqa (Yusuf’s paternal uncle) and Rubabah Khanum (March 4, 1922). The dispute was over the inheritance of Aqa Hasan Aqa from Rubabah Khanum, which she had inherited from her husband (Asghar Aqa). The dispute was eventually settled in exchange for 20 tumans.