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'Report of Khan Bahadur Maula Bakhsh, Attaché to the Agent to the Governor General of India and Her Britannic Majesty's Consul-General for Khurasan and Sistan, on His Journey from Meshed to Quetta via Turbat-i-Haidari, Kain, Sistan, Kuh-i-Malik Siah and Nushki (7th April to 28th July 1898)' [‎4v] (13/156)

The record is made up of 1 volume (74 folios). It was created in 1898. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers Documents collected in a private capacity. .

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11
CONTENTS.
Sardar Leader of a tribe or a polity; also refers to a military rank or title given to a commander of an army or division. Sir Nauroz Khan of Kharan’s visit to the Governor-General of Kirman
81
Subjects.
PO LITICA L— continued.
State of affairs in the Sarhad district of Persian Baluchistan —continued.
Non-Baluch tribes in Sarbad driven out by Baluchis
Sarhad is the rendezvous of Ralucb outlaws, robbers, thieves, and bad characters from all parts of
Persian Baluchistan, Sistan, and Afghanistan.
Slave-trade in Sarbad .............
Crimes committed with the sanction of the local Baluch Chiefs of Sarhad . . . •
Particulars regarding Baluch Chiefs and others in Sarhad who are responsible for thefts,
robberies, and raids.
Chiefs of Sarhad amenable to Persian authority . . . % . > . • . •
The most notorious raiders, robbers, and slave-dealers in Sarhad
Power and influence of the past and the present Chiefs of Sarhad ......
A general combination of tribes impossible in Sarhad ........
Baluchis of Sarhad armed with old rusty match-locks and swords ......
Constant scarcity prevailing in Sarhad ..........
Persian Government unaware of the exact state of affairs in Sarhad .....
Persian officials magnify the strength and the unruly character of the tribes in Sarhad for
personal motives.
Persian officials at Bampur, Khash, and Nasratabad can put a stop to raids and slave-trade, if
they like.
Baluch Chiefs in Sarhad in league with Persian officials in connection with raids, thefts, and
robberies.
Measures necessary for the prevention of raids, thefts, and robberies by the people of Sarhad .
Russian Agencies in Kdin and Sistdn.
My interview with the ex-Russian Agent in Sistan ....
History of the Russian Agencies in Kain and Sistan
Removal of the Russian Agent in Sistau recommended by the leading Priest
Sale of the ex-Russian Agent’s house (generally believed to be the Russian Consulate buildinc
in Sistan).
Russian Surveys in Sistdn and Baluchistan.
A Russian officer’s intended visit to Sistan .
A Russian zoologist named M. Nicholai Alexiech’s visit to Sistan and Kirman
My interview with M. Sicholai Alexiech’s Interpreter
Arrival of M. Nicholai Alexiech 02 the bank of the inundations in Sistan
I meet Mr. Nicholai Alexiech Zaroudny on the road near Afzalabad in Sistan
My interview with Mr. Nicholai Alexiech Zaroudny at Nasirabad (Sistan)
Possibility of Mr. Nicholai Alexiech Zaroudny’s visit to Robat-i-Kuh-i-Malik Siah
Miscellaneous.
Disposal of the Government of Tabas
Sardar Leader of a tribe or a polity; also refers to a military rank or title given to a commander of an army or division. Ayub Khan in collusion with the notables of Herat
*••••«
Downfall of Shahzada Hasan Khan (Muhammad Hasan Mirza, Muntasir-ul-Mulk) Kaiar ow
to Russian intrigues for h,s being friendly with the British Consulate-General at Meshed
Russian post of plague-observation at Turbat-i-Haidari .
•Marriape of Sardar Leader of a tribe or a polity; also refers to a military rank or title given to a commander of an army or division. Sir Naiiroz Khan of Kharan to the sister-in-law of the Chief of Kain
daughter of bardar Ahmad Khan, Is-hakzai Afghan. ^ ■
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Report by Khan Bahadur Maula Bakhsh on his journey from Meshed to Quetta in 1898. The report starts with a description of the circumstances that gave rise to the journey and the preparations before departure (folios 12-17). The main body of the report consists of his account of the journey, written in diary form (folios 17-66). The last part of the report is formed of tables of data gathered during the journey (folios 67-72). The report contains information on distances, water, supplies, trade, human and physical geography, road conditions, and revenues.

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1 volume (74 folios)
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At the beginning of the volume is a table of contents arranged by subject with reference to the paragraph number.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 76; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio.

Pagination: the file also contains an original printed pagination sequence.

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'Report of Khan Bahadur Maula Bakhsh, Attaché to the Agent to the Governor General of India and Her Britannic Majesty's Consul-General for Khurasan and Sistan, on His Journey from Meshed to Quetta via Turbat-i-Haidari, Kain, Sistan, Kuh-i-Malik Siah and Nushki (7th April to 28th July 1898)' [‎4v] (13/156), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, Mss Eur F111/363, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100060432561.0x00000e> [accessed 27 May 2024]

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