Marriage contract, settlement, and divorce agreement between Saltanat Khanum and Shahzadah ‘Abbas Mirza, 1910 and 1911
Marriage contract of Saltanat Khanum (known as Mukhbar al-Saltanah), daughter of Davud Mirza, and Shahzadah [prince] ‘Abbas Mirza, son of Haj Muhammad Mahdi Mirza, on March 15, 1910; the mahr includes a Qurʼan worth twenty-five tumans, one-twelfth of [illegible] ‘Abbas Abad village, five hundred tumans, a female Abyssinian slave worth one hundred and fifty tumans, and five mans [unit of weight] of silk. On April 1, 1910, Shahzadah ‘Abbas Mirza divorced Saltanat Khanum, and since the marriage was not consummated, her mahr was cut in half. Saltanat Khanum settled half of her original mahr, except for one-twenty fourth of the village, with Shahzadah ‘Abbas Mirza. On March 25, 1911, Saltanat Khanum settled her share of the village property with her ex-husband as well.