History of Gujarat, Musalman Period, A.D. 1297-1760

History of Gujarat, Musalman Period, A.D. 1297-1760

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1876 edition. Excerpt: ...from the salt works: in all 55,0001. (5% lakhs of rupees). Further sums of 4,0001. 40,000) are mentioned as due to Rohidas, partner of Satidas, and 8,8001. (Rs. 88,000) to Sanmal and others. The princes now advanced upon A 'gra, and fought a still more obstinate battle with the imperial forces, commanded by prince Darah Shekoh, and after a long and doubtful contest were victorious, though Morad Baksh received several wounds. Prince Darah fled to Delhi, and the princes advanced and took possession of A'gra. After confining his father, Aurangzeb marched for Mathura, and, having no further use of Morad, he there seized and imprisoned him. From Mathura, Aurangzeb went to Delhi, but found it abandoned by Darah, who had meanwhile retired to Lahor. In A.D. 1658, Aurangzeb, though his father was yet alive, assuming the Imperial titles ascended the throne, and in A.D. 1659 appointed Shah Nawaz Khan Safavi thirty-first vice_roy of Gujarat, with Rahmat Khan as minister. Shah Nawaz 1 Kudsi is a title; it means literally pure, holy. Khan was the father-in-law of both Aurangzeb and Morad Baksh, and it happened that, shortly after his appointment, while Morad's wife was paying a visit to her father, prince Darah, leaving Cutch, where he had been hospitably received by the rav, made a sudden descent on Gujarat. The viceroy, won over by the entreaties of his daughter (who saw in the success of Darah a hope of release for her husband), joined the prince, who entered A'hmadabad, and thence, after collecting an army, and appointing Syad A'hmad deputy viceroy, marched towards A'jmer, once more to try his chance for empire. He was, however, defeated in A.D. 1659, and fled to A'hmadab-ad, where Sardar Khan, who had confined Syad A'hmad, closed...show more

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  • Paperback | 66 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 136g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236896688
  • 9781236896681