A firman relating to a new appointment to the office of sweeper of the Holy Places in Mecca and Medina Ottoman Turkey, dated 72th Rajab 1327/25th July 1909

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Lot 120
A firman relating to a new appointment to the office of sweeper of the Holy Places in Mecca and Medina
Ottoman Turkey, dated 72th Rajab 1327/25th July 1909

£ 2,000 - 3,000
US$ 2,500 - 3,700
A firman relating to a new appointment to the office of sweeper of the Holy Places in Mecca and Medina
Ottoman Turkey, dated 72th Rajab 1327/25th July 1909
Ottoman Turkish manuscript and print on paper, six lines written in red ink or printed in gold in divani script, tughra of Sultan Mehmed V at top, creased and folded
812 x 567 mm.

Footnotes

  • The document deals with the new appointment to the office of the sweeper of the Holy Places (feraşet-i şerife) in Mecca and Medina, of the rank of a quarter-carat, following the death of the previous incumbent (a certain Hasan bin Mustafa).
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