A General Uprising by the Residents of Kabul; and the Catastrophes That Befell the English Army
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[163c] As rebellion had now been decided on, someone seized the opportunity to write letters, all with the same message, and to attach them in the dark of night to the doors of some well-known city leaders like Mir Hajji and Hafiz Ji, sons of Mir Waʿiz, and Amin Allah Lahugardi and others. The night-letters read as follows: “O people, give thought to your situation for today or tomorrow you may be sent to India like prisoners.” The perpetrator of this was never discovered but Shah Shujaʿ notes …

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“A General Uprising by the Residents of Kabul; and the Catastrophes That Befell the English Army”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 22 October 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000161>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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