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The Reign of His Highness Shah Shujaʿ al-Mulk
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[67c] When the prince entered the great citadel, he forthwith ascended the throne. After the accession ceremonies, he appointed Abu’l-Hasan Khan, who had joined his service in the Khyber Valley, to be the treasurer of all jewels, cash, and kind. He named Prince Haydar, his own noble son, to the governorship of Qandahar where Prince Kamran was still in full control. He bestowed on Sardar Ahmad Khan Nurzaʾi; ʿAta Muhammad Khan, son of Shayr Muhammad Khan “Mukhtar al-Dawlah;” and Saydal Khan, the honor of assisting the prince (in taking Qandahar). Because Prince Qaysar was als…

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“The Reign of His Highness Shah Shujaʿ al-Mulk”, 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_000069>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219

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