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illustrated. 1838 edition. Excerpt: ...to Merve, and other distant
points, in consequence of the Kuzzilbash chappows, or inroads upon
them; so that, though still exposed to their attacks, I should find
none of their encampments to receive me, in the course I purposed
taking. All this was unpleasant and depressing enough, and the
conversation was put a stop to by the entrance of two or three
persons, among whom HOSTILITIES AGAINST DEREGEZ. 253 was one Meerza
Yussuff, the nazir, or steward, of the late Prince Royal, who had
just come in from the border districts, with a. brother of the
rebellious chieftain, Abbas Koolee Khan, of Deregez. This young
man, who now entered with the nazir, came to try and accommodate
matters on the partof that chief--it seems a question whether he
will be permitted to return. The army ordered against that place,
and which B----was going to join when I saw him at Kallah Seyedha,
has now entered the Joo geh, or valley of Deregez, and commenced
operations, it appears, both' against the Khan and against the
Toorkomans, one party of whom, by a letter which I received from
him, he has cut up, killing seven and taking twenty-two, with some
horses, prisoners; the heads have come in here as proofs of the
fact.. "All these things are against me," but I do not so much mind
the false words of the minister, or the forced testimony of the
Khan, as I do those of my sincere friend, Meerza Reza, and of the
blunt and honest Ismael Beg, my former host, neither "of whom, so
far as I can discover, can have any motive to deceive me.
Thelatter, who lives quite retired and unconnected with any party,
said to me the other evening, with great earnestness, " I was your
friend of old, and am so still, believe me. I cannot bear to see
you expose your head...
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James Baillie Fraser
||246 x 189 x 7mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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