Matters Emanating from Nizam al-Dawlah Which Led to Problems for Shah Shujaʿ
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[161c] When Shah Shujaʿ reached Kabul in 1257 (February 1841–February 1842), with Macnaghten’s approval he appointed Prince Muhammad Timur governor of Qandahar.

Meantime, members of Shah Shujaʿ ’s harem, whose former residence was now occupied by Amir Dust Muhammad Khan’s wives and who had been en route from Ludhiana to Kabul under the escort of Major Broadfoot, arrived in Kabul in Rabiʿ al-Sani 1257/April–May 1841.

Now because Macnaghten [the British political agent] supported Nizam al-Dawlah and he, because of (Macnaghten’s) support, began acting badly towards great …

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“Matters Emanating from Nizam al-Dawlah Which Led to Problems for Shah Shujaʿ”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 19 October 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000159>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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