Sardar Sultan Muhammad Khan’s Regime in Peshawar and Sayyid Ahmad’s Letter to Him
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[111c] After Sardar Yar Muhammad’s death, his brother Sardar Sultan Muhammad, who as earlier noted had come to Peshawar from Kabul, now ascended to the seat of Peshawar’s government and vowed to avenge his brother, setting a course for war against Sayyid Ahmad. To crush him, he sent an army under ʿAbd al-Rasul Khan, son of Sardar Rahimdad Khan and husband to Sardar [112] Dust Muhammad Khan’s sister. But ʿAbd al-Rasul was killed and his vanquished army returned to Peshawar. Sayyid Ahmad’s power and influence grew because of these victories, and he marched i…

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“Sardar Sultan Muhammad Khan’s Regime in Peshawar and Sayyid Ahmad’s Letter to Him”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 21 September 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000123>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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