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Fifth Days of Proceedings Trail of Bahadur Shah - Order from the Emperor without signature cypher or seal apparently an office copy dated 21st August 1857

Fifth Days of Proceedings Trail of Bahadur Shah - Order from the Emperor without signature cypher or seal apparently an office copy dated 21st August 1857

Secret Papers

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April 18, 2023 at 2:35:03 AM

National archives of India

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Fifth Days of Proceedings Trail of Bahadur Shah - Order from the Emperor without signature cypher or seal apparently an office copy dated 21st August 1857

DELHI

Foreign

August 21 , 1857

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April 16, 2023 at 8:00:00 PM

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Mohammed Abdulkarim

English

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The Translation and Comment

 by 

 Mohammed Abdulkarim:

 of Original Document:

 

To—All  the  Officers  of  the  Bombay  Army,  Twenty-five 

Regiments  of  Infantry  and  the  Artillery. 

       GIRDHARI  SINGH,  Subadar  of  the  Grenadier  Company  of the  16th  Regiment,  has  come  into  our  Royal  presence,  and given  an  account  of  your  valor,  bravery,  and  laudable  aspirations,  which  we  have  been  extremely  gratified  to  hear.  You are,  from  this  day,  to  be  reckoned  our  home-born  slaves  and servants.  It  is  incumbent  on  you,  therefore,  immediately  on seeing  this  order,  to  make  double  marches,  and  hasten  to  the Royal  presence.  On  no  account  make  any  delay,  for  we  are looking  out  for  your  arrival  with  anxious  expectation.  Use every  activity,  and  come  without  making  any  halts  on  your march, 

 

 

 

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