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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)' [‎54v] (113/156)

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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REPORT OP KHAN BAHADUR MAULA BAKJJSH
easily repaired at a little expense; but as the inhabitants are owners of cattle
and sheep, they pay no heed to the opening of kanats or agriculture.
(e) Savgu —possesses three kandts and
six mazra’s (hamlets) irrigated by river
water.
(/) possesses two damaged
kanats, but its hamlets are irrigated by
river water.
(g) Kusha —is irrigated by river water.
{h)' possesses two kandts in
working order and two out of repair.
(i) Deh Tamil —possesses four kanats in working order and three out of
repair. Three of its hamlets are irrigated
by river water.
(i) Deh Bald —possesses four kandts
in working order and eight out of repair.
(k) Gazil —possesses two kanats in
working order and thirteen out of repair.
(/) Lddiz (not Ladis)—.possesses an ancient uninhabited fort, eight
Sangu.
Tannn.
Kusha.
Nazi'l.
Deh Pamfl.
Deh Bala.
Gazu.
L£diz.
kanats in working order and two out of
repair. One of its hamlets is irrigated bv
river water.
Products.
(m) Broducts of Sarhad.
Grain.
{n) Grain. —Wheat, barley, millet (zur-
rat and arzan), and sesame.
Fruit.
(<?) Fruit. — Apples, apricot, plums of
sorts, peach, mulberry* sanjd (celeaguns)
and pomegranate. 7
e .—Partridge
and Tihu abound in the hills, it is said, to such an
Game.
extent that in the spring the people chiefly
live on eggs of partridge and Tihu, fowl’s
eggs not being in requisition at all.
Deer and wild ass abound in the valleys and wild sheep and goat in the
(q) Savage animals. —Tiger and “ uz ’»
in large numbers.
(r) Cattle and sheep, etc.—Qow, camel,
donkey, and sheep in the hills.
w I) / ess of the people. —Clothes are
made of coarse cotton and woolen cloths
manufactured in the country. J
(0 Way of living. —Almost all the
people are nomads and live in black tents
(w) Tribes of Sarhad.
Number
of families.
500
100
50
30
100
100
so
20
60
30
20
15

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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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