Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

‘Izz al-Saltanah's petition, 1901

‘Izz al-Saltanah's petition, 1901

Petition by ‘Izz al-Saltanah to the Ministry of Finance, referring to a note issued by Sardar Afkham when he was the governor of Rasht, which included payments of two thousand and seven hundred tumans to ‘Izz al-Saltanah, ‘Aziz al-Saltanah, and Fatimah Sultan Khanum and Mahbub al-Saltanah (two of Nasir al-Din Shah’s wives); she describes the inconvenience they had endured after the execution of Sardar Afkham, receiving another bill from Mirza Fath Allah Khan, which they could not convert to cash, and the eventual loss of the note; ‘Izz al-Saltanah is asking for the note to be reissued.