His Highness Shah Shujaʿ’s March on Peshawar and Wazir Fath Khan’s Escape
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[68c] When His Highness Shah Shujaʿ had finished reorganizing the government in Kabul, he left for Peshawar, intending to straighten out affairs in Kashmir and the Derajat. At Bagrami, Wazir Fath Khan, who had obtained permission to go back to Kabul for a few days on the pretext of readying equipment for the campaign, set off towards Qandahar instead. The shah learned of his escape at the Jagdalak manzil and in his own hand sent orders to the governors, guards, and fiscal officials along the wa…

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“His Highness Shah Shujaʿ’s March on Peshawar and Wazir Fath Khan’s Escape”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 24 July 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000070>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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