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1889 – Metrics, etc.

This file is large, I have only posted the first pages, the file consists of correspondence from different sources written to the Ecclesiastical Board of the Shia Muslims of Trans-Caucasus اداره روحانی شیعه مذهب مسلمین زاقفقاز


Fund 290, List 1, Record 653 (consists of 151 pages)
RECORD Shia Ecclesiastical Board Date – 04 January, 1889 – 20 July, 1913
Title – Correspondence with military district headquarters, Javad District Chief about giving leave (from service) for Muslims of both branches during the religious holidays, about issuing metric certificates, and etc. PA


Below is the file’s second cover:
Dates: 04 January, 1889 – 30 December, 1889
Title: About papers which do not need any further work. PA


From the Justice House of the city of Ordobad
1888 – 29 December
To the Shia Ecclesiastical Board of the Muslims of Transcaucasia


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From the Shia Judge (Qazi) of Nekha Uyezd (District)
To The Shia Ecclesiastical Board of Transcaucasia


Signed by the Shia Qazi of Nukha
Statistical information on births, deaths, marriages, divorces, mosques, clerics, religious endowments, schools, male and female teachers, male and female students

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