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The English Draft a Treaty and are Beset by Difficulties
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[167c] When the English became unable to confront the Afghans (militarily) they soon realized that they were in the clutches of destruction. They considered the letter of advice from Shah Shujaʿ, Captain Conolly, and other officers which had been sent from the Bala Hisar where they were stationed, that the cantonment should be abandoned and they should come to the Bala Hisar from where they could safely negotiate terms with the ghazis. All the officers in the cantonment were unanimously in favo…

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“The English Draft a Treaty and are Beset by Difficulties”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 28 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000164>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219

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