Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Petition of Halimah and her daughter, Jamilah, 1905

Petition of Halimah and her daughter, Jamilah, 1905

A petition by Halimah Khanum, the wife of ʻAli Khan Vali (the procurement officer in Kirkuk), and her daughter, Jamilah, in which they ask the government of Iran to help them after her husband was killed and their proprty ransacked. The other document is a copy of a reply from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs written by Nasr Allah Mushir al-Dawlah, in which he tells them that the Shah is unable to respond as he is away on a trip and will be notified once he is back. He also informs them that he will send them whatever he can by way of the procurement officer of Kurdistan.

Item Details

  • Date 17 August 1905 - 24 September 1905
  • Collections Zanyar Nuri
  • Repository Zanyar Nuri Collection
  • Restrictions No Restrictions.
  • Accessed 10 March 2015
  • Last Edited 22 June 2015
  • Record no. 13118A15
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