The Mir Panj died during the winter, and was replaced as Governor of Ardabil by another Russian nominee, Asadullah Khan Vakil al-Mulk, who was persuaded to resign his post as Iranian Minister at St Petersburg. He found further drastic measures

this time, see the most informative article, based on extensive study of contemporary official records, by D.I. Ismailzade, 'Iz istorii kochevogo khozyaystva Azerbaydzhana pervoy

13. I.A. Ogranovich, 'Shakhsevani na Muganskoy stepi', articles in various issues of Kavkaz (Tiflis), 1872, quoted in Rostopchin, 'Zametki', p. 101; also Radde, Reisen, pp. 42930; Markov, 'Shakhseveni', p. 26; Ogranovich, 'Svedeniya', pp. 74-5.