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Fourth Days of Proceedings Trail of Bahadur Shah - Petition of the Rajah of Ballabhgarh, dated 30th May

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April 11, 2023 at 5:48:42 AM

National archives of India

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Fourth Days of Proceedings Trail of Bahadur Shah - Petition of the Rajah of Ballabhgarh dated 30th May

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

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May 30 , 1857

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April 6, 2023 at 8:00:00 PM

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Mohammed Abdulkarim

Fourth Days of Proceedings Trail of Bahadur Shah - Petition of the Rajah of Ballabhgarh, dated 30th May

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  some  days  have  now  elapsed,  that  I  have  not  been  made  acquainted  with  the  continuance  of  Your  Majesty’s  good  health,  and  I  have  been anxious  In  consequence.  May  God  preserve  you  in  prosperity and  happiness.  From  Your  Majesty’s  order  to  the  address  of Moulvi  Ahmad  Ali,  I  have  today  learned  the  circumstances  of the  plunder  of  the  carts  at  Bhadrapur.  JI  have  accordingly,  in conformity  with  Your  Majesty’s  commands,  issued  stringent injunctions  to  the  Police  Officer  at  Bhadrapur  to  search  for  and trace  out  the  property  andthe  offenders.  Please  God  the matter  will  be  thoroughly  investigated.  I  have  just  now  sent  off 20  more  horsemen  to  Your  Majesty,  to  be  employed  in  maintaining  order.  I  mention  this  for  your  information.  (Prayers for  the  prosperity  of  the  reign.)  Petition  of  the  home-born slave,  Nahar  Singh,  Chief  of  Ballabhgarh.  Seal  of  Rajah  Nahar Singh  Bahadur. 

 

Autograph  order  by  the  King,  in  pencil 

 

The  contents  of  this  petition  have  been  learned.  This  slave is  our  well  wisher.

 

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