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Second Days of Proceedings Trail of Bahadur Shah - Petition of Pirbakhash Beg Tinker

Secret Papers

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April 11, 2023 at 5:54:32 AM

National archives of India

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Second Days of Proceedings Trail of Bahadur Shah - Petition of Pirbakhash Beg Tinker

The National Archives of India is located at the intersection of Rajpath and Janpath Road

Foreign

April , 11857

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April 5, 2023 at 8:00:00 PM

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Mohammed Abdulkarim

Second Days of Proceedings Trail of Bahadur Shah - Petition of Pirbakhash Beg Tinker

English

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The Translation and Comment

 by 

 Mohammed Abdulkarim:

 of Original Document:


 

To—The  King  !  Shelter  of  the  World  

RESPECTFULLY  SHEWETH,—That  your  slave  kept  a  tinker’s shop  in  the  precincts  of  the  Palace,  at  which  the  culinary vessels  and  other  articles  of  the  Royal  household  were  tinned and  that  the  Infantry  Soldiers,  having  destroyed  the  forge, have  taken  possession  of  the  house,  and  will  not  now  be  pre- vailed  on  to  vacate  it.  Your  slave,  therefore,  depends  on  your Majesty’s  gracious  favour  and  consideration,  for  the  issue  of  an order  to  Mirza  Moghal,  tothe  effect  that  he  take  your  slave with  him,  and  have  the  shop  vacated,  in  order  that  your  slave may  resume  his  occupation  of tinning  the  Royal  vessels.  It was  necessary,  and  I  have  therefore  submitted  it.  (Prayers  for the  prosperity  of  the  reign).  Petition  of  the  slave  Pirbakhsh Beg,  tinker,  servant  of  the  State.  No  date. 

Autograph  order  hy  the  King,  in  Pencil 

Mirza  Moghal  will  have  the  matter  settled  agreeably  to this  petition. 

 

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