Correspondence regarding the inheritance of Muhammad Mirza, 1901-1904
1- Muhammad Mirza, son of Mirza Aqa Baba from Yerevan, transfers all his belongings to Ahmad Aqa from Kirmanshah for ten years, with the provision that if Muhammad Mirza dies during this time, as the executor of his will, Haji Ahmad Aqa pays fifty tumans to Ma‘shumah Khanum and ten tumans to Gulabatun (Muhammad Mirza’s wives); 2- Regarding Muhammad Mirza’s death during the Hajj and a description of his belongings, which are partly kept with his wife and in his shop, as well as some cash that he gave to Haji Ja‘far during his trip; 3- A letter from the Government of Kurdistan to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs regarding the Russian Embassy’s claim on the belongings of Haji Muhammad ‘Ali from Yerevan, who died in Sanandaj, and has no inheritors. Meanwhile, it has become apparent that Muhammad ‘Ali was the brother of Muhammad Mirza and had died much earlier than him. Also, there was no record of his belongings. According to Muhammad Mirza’s will, his inheritance should be divided among his wives by the executor of his will, but because of the Russians’ claim, the government has deferred this until the verification of the man’s nationality; 4- This document states that Muhammad Mirza’s father had immigrated to Sanandaj where Muhammad Mirza was born, thus he has Iranian nationality. In addition, Muhammad Mirza traveled the Hajj on his Iranian passport. It also mentions Jahan Khanum’s claim that she was Muhammad Mirza’s wife and demands her share; 5- A petition by Jahan Khanum to Mushir al-Dawlah claiming her share of the inheritance; 6- An affidavit by Jahan Khanum, daughter of Bala Bayg; 7- Results of the investigation showing that Muhammad Mirza’s father moved to Sanandaj fifty years ago and married Khamah Khanum, the former wife of Riza Quli Khan Vali. They had two sons, Muhammad Mirza and Muhammad ‘Ali Mirza, both of Iranian nationality, and they never denied it.
- Date 3 December 1901 - 28 February 1904
- Collections Zanyar Nuri
- Repository Zanyar Nuri Collection
- Restrictions No Restrictions.
- Accessed 7 November 2022
- Last Edited 8 March 2023
- Record no. 13118D17