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Events of 1289/March 1872–March 1873
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[332c] At the beginning of this year, Amir Shayr ʿAli Khan sent Ishik-aqasi Shayrdil Khan to Herat because of his displeasure over Sardar Muhammad Yaʿqub Khan’s refusal to celebrate ʿAbd Allah Jan’s heir-apparency. His instructions were to bring the sardar back to Kabul for a reprimand. The sardar did not trust the ishik-aqasi and told him,

“I don’t feel safe going with you to Kabul for you would not intercede with my father o…

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“Events of 1289/March 1872–March 1873”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 01 December 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000210>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219

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