The Allegiance of the Mirs of Sind and Their Intrepid Refusal, in the Face of English Provocations, to Agree to Any Alliance
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[115c] Not having much power at this time, the shah saw no alternative but to accept the Sindi proposal and so he agreed to stay in Shikarpur only fifteen days. The mirs collected 48,000 rupees in fulfillment of their pledge and agreed to transfer that sum to his treasury in two installments. Meanwhile, an Englishman named Dick arrived with an entourage and a party of commissioners. He had come in fulfillment of the guarantee Capts. Claude Martine Wade and Mackeson had given the shah on the Mam…

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“The Allegiance of the Mirs of Sind and Their Intrepid Refusal, in the Face of English Provocations, to Agree to Any Alliance”, 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_000127>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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