Events of 1274/August 1857–August 1858
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[226c] In this grief-filled year, Sardar Ghulam Haydar Khan, the heir-apparent and governor of Qandahar, named Sardar Jalal al-Din Khan governor of Pusht-i Rud and, leaving Sardar Fath Muhammad Khan in his place as governor of Qandahar, set out for Kabul to visit his father, the Amir-i Kabir, carrying with him numerous presents and tokens of esteem. On the day of his arrival, the entire city’s inhabitants including all the nobles and the notables came out to welcome him, as instructed by the Am…

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“Events of 1274/August 1857–August 1858”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 18 December 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000195>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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