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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)' [‎5r] (14/156)

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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CONTENTS.
Ill
SUBJKCT8.
Paragraphs in which
mcutioned.
POLITICAL- concluded.
Miscellaneous —continued.
Chief of Kaiu’s reference to the Shah regarding 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 Khdn’s marriage to the
daughter 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. Ahmad Khun, Is-hakzai Afgh&n.
95
History of the family 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. Ahmad Khan, Is-hakzai Afghan, father-in-law 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
Nauroz Khan of Khaian.
37 (a)
SLia persecution in Afghaniotan
77 (a)
Settlement of pending British Consular cases in Kdin and Sistdn,
Fending British Consular cases of theft and robbery of property belonging to and exactions made
from certain caravans hound for Quetta and Bandar Abbas which I was instructed by Her
Britannic Majesty’s Consulate-General at Meshed to refer for settlement to the Governors
of Kain and Sistan.
83
Nationality of complainants in the pending Consular case* .......
83 (o)
Bobbery of 75 camels belonging to certain Afghans near Murdar Kuh towards the middle of
December 1897.
43, 55, 83 tb),
, 83 (d), and 93
Theft of a camel belonging to Surgeon-Major Brazier Creagh at Girdi Chah during June 1897 .
83 (c), 83 (e), and
138 te)
Theft of four camels belonging to Painda Khan at Girdi Chdh during December 1897 •
83 (e)
Exactions made by the tax-collectors of SistAn from Khair Muhammad Shah and Muhammad
Umar at Girdi Chah during December 1897.
83 (/) and 94
Settlement of the pending cases after pressure brought to bear upon the Deputy Governor of
Sistdn by me.
83 ig)
Afghan subjects not entitled to the same privileges as British subjects in the matter of customs
duty in Persia.
83 (A)
Establishment of the practice of payment, by Governors of Kain and Sistan, of compensation for
property stolen from British subjects.
83 (A)
TRADE AND CUSTOMS.
Trade.
Value of annual exports of Bukharan and Meshed silks to India ......
5(a)
Large demand for Russian gold thread in India .........
5 (J)
Weight and value of Russian gold thread in Moscow and India ......
5(c)
Value of annual export of Russian gold thread to India .......
5(d)
Smuggling of Russian gold thread to India ... .......
5 (e)
Season for exporting wool, pistachio nuts, and cumin seeds from Persia to India . .
6
Turbat-i-Haidari is an important trade centre in Khurasan .......
23 ( 2 )
Foreign imports and exports to and from and through Turbat-i-Haidari .....
23(.)
Foreign imports and exports to and from and through the Kain district .....
38 (i)
Afghan and Kaiui caravans from Bandar Abbas .........
54 (^)
Sistan trade with Quetta .............
140 (c)
Customs.
Customs Department of Kain and Sistan ..........
3
Estimated realizations of customs duties in Kain and Sistan .......
38 (a)
Sub-contractors of customs of Kain and Sistan hound by agreement not to interfere with caravans
proceeding from Meshed to Quetta and Bandar Abb&s and vice versd.
38 (c)
Afghan subjects not entitled to the same privileges as British subjects in the matter of customs
duties in Persia.
83 (A)
Attitude of the sub-contractor of customs in Sistau towards caravans passing through that
district.
84

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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)' [‎5r] (14/156), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, Mss Eur F111/363, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100060432561.0x00000f> [accessed 27 May 2024]

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