The History of the Reign of Tipu Sultan, Being a Continuation of the Veshani Hyduri; Written by Mir Hussein Ali Khan Kirmani. Translated from an Origi

The History of the Reign of Tipu Sultan, Being a Continuation of the Veshani Hyduri; Written by Mir Hussein Ali Khan Kirmani. Translated from an Origi

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1864 edition. Excerpt: ...year 1202, Hijri, --A. D. 1787. When the capital of the kingdom was enlightened by the resplendent countenance of the Sultan, the dispenser of justice, his world conquering mind occupied itself in the regulation of his kingdom and army. At this time also the exactions and tyranny of the Dewan, or minister of state (Mir Sadik) who according to his caprice and will oppressed the people of the Souba of Adhooni and Sanoor, having been represented to the Sultan his services were dispensed with, that is he was dismissed; the property in his house being seized according to orders, two lakhs of rupees the currency of Adhooni, which is called Chulaoni, and one lakh of hoons or pagodas, Muhammad Shahi, were found, and lie was put in irons and imprisoned, and Mehdi Khan, Nayut, the Jageerdar of Awulgoonda, was appointed to the Dewani (in his place). At this time the Sultan determined to recommence the building of the Musjidi Ala, the erection of which had been suspended since the year 1198 Hijri, and the Daroghu of public buildings, according to the plan, which will be mentioned hereafter, completed it in two years, at the expense of three lakhs of rupees, and the prayers of the Eedi Fitr, in the year 1204, Hijri, were the first said in that mosque, and it was named by the Sultan Musjidi Ala. A concise account of the cause of the building this Mosque is as follows: --it is, known, that when the vile and rejected Brahman Khunda Rao, with the intention of uprooting the fortunes of his Master, began to excite disturbances, and the late Nawab fled alone to Bangalore, and that villain imprisoned the Nawab's Zunana and the Sultan (who was then a boy of six or seven years of age, ) in a house in the fort, near the gate of the Deorai Peenth, which at present is calledshow more

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  • 9781236617132