Events of 1293/ January 1876–January 1877
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[336cc] Because the papers of diwan and daftar had been dispersed and scattered about due to misconduct and malfeasance on the part of bureaucrats—people with pious exteriors but larcenous hearts—and because governmental affairs had consequently suffered grievously at the hands of venal finance officials and huge losses …

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“Events of 1293/ January 1876–January 1877”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 24 May 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000213>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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