Sending Shayr Muhammad Khan “Mukhtar al-Dawlah” to Kashmir to Punish ʿAbd Allah Khan
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[71c] In 1222/1807–1808, according to the vow made in Peshawar, the shah called on Shayr Muhammad Khan “Mukhtar al-Dawlah,” gave him a khilʿat and the governorship of Kashmir, and sent him off with 8,000 men. As for the shah himself, he left later for Peshawar taking precautions to make sure that if the former should run into any trouble he would be near at hand and able to give him help. When he got to Peshawar, the shah set up his winter quarters. ʿAbd Allah Khan found out what was going on and prepared to repel (Mukhtar al-Dawlah). On the banks [72] of the Muzaffarabad River, he threw up br…

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“Sending Shayr Muhammad Khan “Mukhtar al-Dawlah” to Kashmir to Punish ʿAbd Allah Khan”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 26 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000075>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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