The Siyar-UL-Mutakherin; A History of the Mahomedan Power in India During the Last Century

The Siyar-UL-Mutakherin; A History of the Mahomedan Power in India During the Last Century

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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. 1832 edition. Excerpt: ...as it always involved the protection of the emperor's household, family, and even person. Several days more having A. D. 1721. been spent in that encampment, it was the ninth of the month of Zilcad, when the king quitting A H 1133 is August Acberabad advanced three coss on the road to A.d. 1721. Deckan. He was attended by thevezir Abdullahkhan, who waited only for a fit opportunity to take his leave, and to commence his journey towards the capital. The anniversary of the emperor's coronation was at hand, and occurred on the 15 ziicad. fifteenth. He wished to assist at the ceremonies A.H. 1133. 24 August, usual on that occasion before he set out. Hussein Ali-khan objected to this delay, and induced the emperor to dismiss the vezir earlier, after which the emperor himself decamped, and on the fourteenth he marched two full stages more to Fatehpoor, where he spent three or four days in rejoicings for the anniversary. These being over, he thought only of marching to the Deckan, but his brother Abdullah-khan remained on the spot two or three days longer, with Hamid-khan, the uncle of Nizam-ul-mulk, and some other nobles, such as Ghazi-ed-din-khan, Ghalib-khan, and others. After this stay, the reason for which no one could guess, he set out for the capital, and on the road was met by Mahomed-khan Bangash, who not satisfied with several lacs of rupees which he had received from Hussein Ali-khan, under promise of following him with a corps of soldiers of his own nation, protested he was in want of money, and obtained fifty thousand rupees more from the vezir. The latter continued his march to the capital, whilst his brother was intent on marching to the south. The vezir continued his route, and was at the distance of two short journies from the...show more

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  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 209g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236757343
  • 9781236757340