Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Letter from Mahd-i ‘Ulya to Nasir al-Din Shah, 1863 or 1864

Letter from Mahd-i ‘Ulya to Nasir al-Din Shah, 1863 or 1864

Mahd-i ‘Ulya responds to Nasir al-Din Shah’s letter and explains how her servants found the petition the soldiers threw into their yard. She then requested ‘Ayn al-Mulk deliver the petition to Nasir al-Din Shah. Mahd-i ‘Ulya also mentions Amin al-Mulk asking her to reassure the soldiers that they could go and receive their wages from him.

Item Details

  • Creator Malik Jahan Khanum Mahd-i ‘Ulya
  • Date 1863 or 1864
  • Collections National Library and Archives of the Islamic Republic of Iran -- Mahd-i ‘Ulya Documents
  • Repository National Library and Archives of the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Restrictions Users must refer to the National Library and Archives of the Islamic Republic of Iran as the original owner of items in this collection.
  • Accessed 3 June 2020
  • Last Edited 2 October 2020
  • Record no. 902B14
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