Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Documents about the murder of Rashid's daughter

Documents about the murder of Rashid's daughter

Documents include: letter of consent between Muhammad Rashid, son of Lutf Allah, and Ahmad, son of Muhammad ʻAli. Muhammad Rashid asserts her daughter’s murder by Ahmad was unintentional (October 13, 1921); a request to drop Ahmad Khan’s charge of murder of Rashid’s daughter and instead charging ʻAli Muhammad (chief of village) as the murderer; a report [by the overseer of Miraki village] about the murder of Rashid’s daughter by Ahmad and his escape, according to which Aqa Jan, Ahmad’s brother, attempted to persuade him to kill Rashid’s daughter, after which Aqa Jan gained Rashid’s consent by paying the blood money. The report also includes Muhammad Amin’s petition about a theft, mentioning tax situation and the price of wheat and oat.

Item Details

  • Date 1894 or 1895 - 1921 or 1922
  • Collections Saʻid al-Sultan
  • Repository Saʻid al-Sultan Collection
  • Restrictions No restrictions.
  • Accessed 18 June 2013
  • Last Edited 5 September 2013
  • Record no. 1277A15
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