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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)' [‎7v] (19/156)

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.
Subjects.
Paragraphs in which
mentioned.
SUBJECTS CONNECTED WITH THE NEW NUSHKl-SIST^N TRADE
ROUTE —concluded.
Thanas and levy posts along the Nushki-Sistan trade route — contd.
Levy post at J u jak
Tli&na at Dal liandin . . . . * • • • • •
Levy post at Yadg&r Ch£h ...... ...
Levy post at Char Sar
Levy post at Padak ...........
Levy post at Shakar Chah •..«•«»•«
Than a at Nushkx
TRANSPORT.
Difficulties in procuring transport at Meshed for the through journey to Quetta . .
Necessity for the purchase of extra camels at Turbat-i-Haidari to lighten the loads of my caravan
Rest necessary to the camels of ray caravan at Jumand on account of their exhausted condition
Camels of my caravan knocked up by a hard march between Khizri and Nakab . .
Halt necessitated at Afriz by the exhausted condition of the camels of my caravan . .
Camels of my caravan showing signs of breaking down near Birjand ....
Difficulty in procuring serviceable camels at Birjand in the spring season . . .
Increase of the number of tbe camels of my caravan to 37 by purchases at Mud and other places
Purchase of two camels necessary at Neh to enable my caravan to proceed further . .
Loss of camels belonging to Kain caravans on the Bandar Abbas road . • • .
Effect of heat and want of water on the camels of my caravan at Poghi . .
Loss of a camel at Gumbad-i-Shela through the negligence of the camelmen . .
Loss of two camels by exhaustion at Gumbad-i-Shela .......
Breaking down of camels between Gumbad-i*Shela and Hurmuk .....
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. Muhammad Reza Khan Reki’s arrangements for transport for my caravan at Rubat-i-Kuh
i-Malik Siah, etc.
Departure of my caravan from Rubat-i-Kuk-i-Malik Siah with insufficient transport
Effect of a long rough march on our camels between Rubat-i-Kuh-i-Malik Siah and Darra-i-Piran
Our success in obtaining two camels on hire from a Baluch nomad in Darra-i-Piran . .
Behaviour of a Baluch camelman at Bug .......
Camels hired by us at Kacha .........
Exhaustion of our camels by a hard march of 13 hours between Saindak and Darana Kuh
Effect on the camels of my caravan of the trying journey through the “ lut ” (desert) between
Saindak and Amir Chah.
Loss of camels belonging to Sistan caravans on the Nushkf-Sistan road • • . . .
Breaking down and loss of camels belonging to Sistan caravans between Quetta and Amir
Chah.
Sudden death of a camel at Manzil
Breaking down and loss of our camels at Gatt-i-Barot .
Unsatisfactory condition of the camels of my caravan at Miroi .
Relief of Manzil camels by fresh animals procured at Miroi . .
Further loss and breaking dowu of our camels between Satak and Kani
Straying away of our camels at Dal Bandin ....
Transport easily procurable at Dal Bandin
148 (a)
150 (d)
152 (5)
153 (d)
154 (c)
156 (e)
158 (a)
4
23(f)
29 (d)
32 (c)
33 (b)
35 (e)
44
47 (a)
54 (rf)
54 (A)
102 (c)
107 (b)
107 (c)
110
112 (A), 129,
129 (A), 132 (a)
and 132 (d)
112 ( C )
119 (a)
120 (a)
125
126
(d)
130
(a)
137
(c)
138
(d)
140
(c)
141
146
(i)
146
( c )
146
(d)
147
(C)
150
(C)
150
(e)

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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)' [‎7v] (19/156), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, Mss Eur F111/363, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100060432561.0x000014> [accessed 23 April 2024]

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