Lot 783India – Punjab – Lahore Durbar Political Diaries...

Auction Date: 20/06/2019 at 10:15 am



India – Punjab – Lahore Durbar Political Diaries Resident At Lahore - Punjab Government Records, Volume III, Political Diaries of the Agent to the Governor General, North West Frontier and Resident at Lahore, from 1st January 1847 to 4th March 1848, Printed at Pioneer Press 1909, 469pp. Frontis of Sir Henry Lawrence. A most Detailed day to day account of the Sikh court and Lahore Kingdom in the year between the Sikh Wars. Includes intelligence reports regarding Maharanee Jinda and her request for a jageer, Deewan, Rajah Lall Singh, entries include progress of the young Maharajah Duleep Singh, General Cortlandt, Maharanee Jinda’s day to day appointments, pay of the Lahore soldiers, Sirdar tej Singh activities, arrival of Grunth from Kartarpoor , Shere Singh, expedition against Peshaura Singh, intimate affairs of Rani Jinda, arrival of Heera Singh at Amritsar, Lehna Singh Majeethia, and all the major Sikh chieftain in the Lahore court, the killing of Van Agnews at Mooltan etc. In original green cloth with gilt titles, casing loose otherwise complete and tight.

Hammer Price: £300.00

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