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Nineteenth Days Proceedings Trail of Bahadur Shah - Order under the official seal of Mirza Mughal as Commander-in-Chief of the Army

Secret Papers

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April 28, 2023 at 1:13:35 PM

National archives of India

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Nineteenth Days Proceedings Trail of Bahadur Shah - Order under the official seal of Mirza Mughal as Commander-in-Chief of the Army

DELHI

Foreign

September 13 , 1857

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April 27, 2023 at 8:00:00 PM

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Mohammed Abdulkarim

Nineteenth Days Proceedings Trail of Bahadur Shah - Order under the official seal of Mirza Mughal as Commander-in-Chief of the Army

English

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The Translation and Comment

 by 

 Mohammed Abdulkarim:

 of Original Document:




 

To—The  Emblem  of  Valour,  the  Chief  Police  Officer  of 

the  City  of  Delhi. 

 

                                                                                                    May  you  be  protected. 

 

          Intelligence  has  just  been  brought  that  the  English  intend making  a  general  attack  to-night,  you  are  therefore  directed to  have  it  proclaimed  by  beat  of  drum  throughout  the  city, that  it  is  incumbent  on  all  the  inhabitants  whether  Hindu  or Mahomedan,  from  adue  regard  totheir  faith,  to  assemble directly  in  the  direction  of  the  Cashmere  Gate,  bringing  iron picks  and  shovels  with  them.  Consider  this  order  imperative.

 

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