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Saligram of Dareeba to the King Prays that a Harkarah May Be allawed to accompany him and Bring His Carriage Which is In the Custody of Tara Brahmin at arab Sarai Vers. Nasirud-Din Thanahdar Badarpur, Gets the Carriage Made Over to Saligram

Saligram of Dareeba to the King Prays that a Harkarah May Be allawed to accompany him and Bring His Carriage Which is In the Custody of Tara Brahmin at arab Sarai Vers. Nasirud-Din Thanahdar Badarpur, Gets the Carriage Made Over to Saligram

Secret Papers

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April 5, 2023 at 8:51:42 AM

National Archives of India

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Saligram of Dareeba to the King Prays that a Harkarah May Be allawed to accompany him and Bring His Carriage Which is In the Custody of Tara Brahmin at arab Sarai Vers. Nasirud-Din Thanahdar Badarpur, Gets the Carriage Made Over to Saligram.

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July 28, 1857

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Mutiny

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April 4, 2023 at 8:00:00 PM

Mohammad Qassim Binghalib

Urdu

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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’s  Bullock  Train, for  passengers  and  parcels,  had  been  long  running  between Delhi  and  Muttra.  When  the  revolt  of  the  Troops  occurred all  his  arrangements  were  deranged,  and  one  of  his  wagons, which  had  been  coming  from  Muttra,  remained  at  the  Arab Serai,  in  consequence  of  the  disturbed  state  of  the  Country. The  people  in  whose  charge  the  wagon  was  left  now  decline being  responsible  for  its  safety,  and  importune  your  slave  to have  it  brought  away  to  Delhi. Your  slave  depends  on  Your Majesty’s  kindness  and  consideration,  therefore,  to  allow  him the  aid  of  a  peon  to  have  the  wagon  brought  in  safety  from the  Arab  Serai,  and  your  slave  will  ever  pray  for  Your Majesty’s  life  and  prosperity.  It  was  necessary,  and  has  there fore  been  submitted.  (Prayers  for  the  prosperity  of  the  reign). Petition  of  the  slave  Saligram,  proprietor  of  Bullock  Train, subject  of  the  King,  resident  of  the  Dariba.  No  date. 

   Order  on  the  reverse,  attested  hy  the  State  seal  of  the  King 

Ordered,  that  the  Police  Officer  submit  a  statement,  dated 27th  July  1857. 

           Separate  slip  attached,  being  a  short  abstract  of  Saligram’s petition,  with  amplification  of  the  King’s  order.  ‘A  wagon belonging  to  the  petitioner  is  standing  at  the  Arab  Serai’’. 

Exposition  of  order 

          Mirza  Moghal  Bahadur  will  send  a  peon  with  Saligram, Bullock  Train  proprietor,  to  have  the  wagon  brought  into  the City  in  safety. 

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