Return to an Order Dated 16 November 1852; Copies of the Eviedence and Report of a Commission

Return to an Order Dated 16 November 1852; Copies of the Eviedence and Report of a Commission

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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. 1852 edition. Excerpt: ...of which, to himself, he produces a certificate of indemnity from Ali Morad, purporting to bear his seal and autograph authentication; the other witness, Shaik Ali Hussain, has produced the extracted leaf of the Koran, in which the interpolations are alleged to have been at first unsuccessfully attempted, and which it appears had fallen into his possession and been carefully preserved by him. The evidence of these two witnesses was given on different occasions, remote from and apparently quite independent of each other; it agrees in every particular, and is borne out by the proofs to which it refers. The Koran from which the leaf is said to have been extracted, has been obtained by me from Ali Moorad for inspection; the only point in which its appearance at first sight raises a doubt is, that the matter of the treaty is w ritten on four pages, the three first of which are on one sheet, so that the extracted leaf could not easily have been bound in between the first and second pages, unless it had been also part of a whole sheet instead of a single leaf, as it now appears; but the other leaf may have bein blank and become separated in the process of extraction; its preservation may therefore not have been caied for. Peer Ali Gohur's evidence on this point before the Koran and extracted leaf were shown to him, did not quite agree with their actual appearance, but it is a point on which a trifling discrepancy at so long an interval of time ooes not appear to me materially to affect his general credibility. 1 he evidence of these two witnesses is further confirmed by that given independently by one Jokeeram Row, a prisoner in the Shikarpore gaol for embezzlement, but formerly a moonshee in the British Agency in Upper Scinde, and supposed to be...show more

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  • Paperback | 110 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 213g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 1236488776
  • 9781236488770