Kitâb-ı ahdnâme-yi hümâyûn-ı saâdet-makrûn : manuscript, 1740?
Ahdnâme-yi hümâyûn-ı saâdet-makrûn
Ahdnâme-i hümâyûn-ı saâdet-makrûn
Kitāb-ı ʻahdnāme-i hümāyūn-ı saʻādet-maqrūn
Kitâb-ı ahitnâme-yi hümâyûn-ı saâdet-makrûn
Ahitnâme-yi hümâyûn-ı saâdet-makrûnHOLLIS ID
1 v. (23 leaves) ; 34 cm.Form/Genre
Capitulations ; Turkey -- History -- 1683-1829 ; Turkey -- Foreign relations -- France ; France -- Foreign relations -- Turkey
According to the colophon (f. 23r), copy of capitulations of 4 Rebīʻ I 1153 AH [May 31, 1740 AD], signed by the Grand Vezir el-Ḥācc Meḥmed Paşa and the French envoy Louis-Sauveur, Marquis de Villeneuve (mentionned f. 3r), granted to France. Contains renewal of the capitulations granted during the Reign of Sultan Meḥmed IV (r. 1058-99 [1648-87]) with some newly introduced articles.
33.5 x 25.5 cm (20 x 13.5 cm).
Written in naskh script, in one column, 14 lines per page, in black. Beginnings of the articles overlined. Catchwords.
Thick unglazed laid paper. Water stains. Pale green-blue paper board. Torn on edges. Spine held together with paper. First two folios loosely attached to the others.
MS Turk 39. Houghton Library, Harvard University.
In Ottoman Turkish.