Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Settlements related to Bibi Saltanat Khanum, her husband Shaykh ‘Abd al-Nabi, and her son, Shaykh Hasan Imami, 1897 to 1922

Settlements related to Bibi Saltanat Khanum, her husband Shaykh ‘Abd al-Nabi, and her son, Shaykh Hasan Imami, 1897 to 1922

Two settlements and two records of transfer of properties: 1-On March 28, 1899, Agha Baygum, the daughter of Haji Mirza ‘Ali Akbar from Khurasan and the wife of Haji Mirza Yahya (the overseer of Khafrak and Marvdasht) sells some properties, including the farm near Marvdasht, to Aqa Shaykh ‘Abd al-Nabi for one hundred and thirty tumans. In August, 1897, [Shaykh ‘Abd al-Nabi] writes that he has performed this transaction on behalf of his wife, Bibi Saltanat Khanum. In February or March, 1922, Bibi Saltanat Khanum gives the property to her son, Aqa Shaykh Hasan Imami in exchange for some nabat [crystal candies]. 2- on April 23, 1897, Aqa Mirza Mahmud, the son of Aqa Mirza ‘Ali Akbar from Shiraz, sells parts of his farm near Marvdasht of Fars to Aqa Shaykh ‘Abd al-Nabi, the son of Shaykh Abu Turab the former Imam Jum‘ah of Shiraz, for two hundred and eighty five tumans. In August, 1897, Shaykh ‘Abd al-Nabi writes that he has done this transaction on behalf of his wife, Bibi Saltanat Khanum, the daughter of Haj Mirza Muhammad Muhsin the merchant from Shiraz, and he has no right on this property. In February or March, 1922, Bibi Saltanat Khanum gives some of her properties including what was mentioned above (inclusive of water rights) to her son, Aqa Shaykh Hasan Imami in exchange for some nabat [rock candy]. 3 and 4-two documents from the Ministry of Justice: Bibi Saltanat Khanum, the daughter of Haj Mirza Muhsin Baqir from Shiraz, transfers some farmland in Marvdasht, including the water rights, to Aqa Shaykh Muhammad Hasan Imami, the son of Haj Shaykh ‘Abd al-Nabi from Shiraz. The property’s limit had been set according to a sale document, dated May 20, 1897, which belonged to the previous owner, Agha Baygum, the daughter of the late Haj Mirza ‘Ali Akbar.

Item Details

  • Date January or February 1936 - September or October 1961
  • Dimensions 67 x 21 and 17 x 22 cm
  • Collections Banu Badr al-Shari‘ah ‘Alavi (Imami)
  • Repository Banu Badr al-Shari‘ah ‘Alavi (Imami) Collection
  • Restrictions No restrictions
  • Accessed 1 February 2016
  • Last Edited 16 March 2016
  • Record no. 14130A32
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