Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Letter to Nasir al-Din Shah from one of his wives, 1873 or 1874

Letter to Nasir al-Din Shah from one of his wives, 1873 or 1874

She complains about Nasir al-Din Shah’s harsh response to her requesting to get back her tea and coffee set from Mahd-i ‘Ulya. She mentions Nasir al-Din Shah’s different manner toward his other wife, Shams al-Dawlah. At the end, she pleads again to send Haji Sa‘id to get her tea and coffee set, which she needs in order to pay her debts.

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