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Fifth Days of Proceedings Trail of Bahadur Shah - Order under the seal engraved in the Emperors special Cypher dated 13th August 1857

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April 14, 2023 at 8:55:18 AM

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Fifth Days of Proceedings Trail of Bahadur Shah - Order under the seal engraved in the Emperors special Cypher dated 13th August 1857

DELHI IN 1857 VOL. 1 ( THE TRIAL OF BAHADUR SHAH)

Foreign

August 13 , 1857

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April 13, 2023 at 8:00:00 PM

Mohammed Abdulkarim

Fifth Days of Proceedings Trail of Bahadur Shah - Order under the seal engraved in the Emperors special Cypher dated 13th August 1857

English

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The Translation and Comment

 by 

 Mohammed Abdulkarim:

 of Original Document:

 

 To—The  Slaves,  the  Emblems  of  Valor  !  Karimulla  Khan, Risaldar,  Ist Regiment.  Lal  Singh,                   Subadar,  Ist Troop  of  Artillery.  Sahib  Lal,  Subadar,  2nd  Troop of  Artillery.  Sheikh  Imam-               Bakhsh,  Subadar,  3rd Troop  of  Artillery.  Lal  Pandey,  Subadar,  4th  Troop of  Artillery.  Ram               Singh,  Subadar,  5th  Troop  of Artillery.  Amanat  Ali,  Subadar,  Ist  Regiment  of Infantry.  Lalla           Prashad,  Subadar,  2nd Regiment  of Infantry.  Jiwa  Singh,  Subadar,  3rd  Regiment  of Infantry.            Ram-din,  Subadar,  4th  Regiment  of Infantry.  Basharat  Ali,  Subadar,  5th  Regiment  of Infantry           —of  the  Gwalior  Contingent  Force,  and  the Officers  of  the  Morar  Infantry. 

 

LEARN  !  That  the  petition  of  your  slaves  has  been  perused, and  the  brave  acts  of  you valiant  Soldiers  experienced  in  warhave  been  ascertained.  It  is incumbent  on  you,  that,  accompanied  by  the  Infantry  of  the  Gwalior  State  and  the  Rajah, you  should  engage  in  steps  to  capture  the  Fort  of  Agra,  or  you may  obtain  treasure  from  the  Rajah,  and  use  means  to  capture the  Fort  with your  own forces.  From  the  officer  down  to  the private,  each  and  every  individual  will  be  deemed  deserving of  our  highest  favour  and  consideration,  and  will  be honoured with  favours  and  preferments  beyond  limit,  and  will  in  grada tion  be  advanced  to  the  ranks  of  Adjutant,  General  and Colonel. 

 

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