The Arrival of the English Envoys and the Dispatch of Prince Mansur to Kashmir
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[76cc] When the shah reached Peshawar and began to prepare for his campaign, he first ordered his troops to assemble at the village of Chamkani. He then went out to the village, reviewed the troops, and assigned Prince Mansur with Muhammad Akram Khan “Amin al-Mulk,” Sardar Madad Khan Ishaqzaʾi, and other Durrani and Qizilbash khans to lead a force of 12,000 troopers to Kashmir. The shah himself returned to the palace (dawlatkhānah) in the Bala Hisar in Peshawar.1 There he was told that the English embassy had reached Kuhat whereupon he sent a number of his most percepti…

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“The Arrival of the English Envoys and the Dispatch of Prince Mansur to Kashmir”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 20 November 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000081>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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