Lot 822India & Punjab – Wajid Ali Shah Nawab...

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



India & Punjab – Wajid Ali Shah Nawab Of Oude - A signed letter from the agent of the Governor General on behalf Estate of the estate of the late King of Oudh, Wajid Ali Shah, Dated 1888 - informing Baboo Nabin Chand Baral Attorney-at-Law that he is unable to recommend to Government any modifications of the orders that have been passed with regard to the pension of Nawab Faridoon Mahal Sahibah which was granted as a matter of favour or mercy and is by no means claimable of right. Wajid Ali, King of Oudh was deposed in 1856, by the order of Lord Dalhousie and taken by Sir Outram to Fort William custody under Town Major O Cavanagh and later housed at Garden Reach in Calcutta formal-administering the affairs of kingdom of Oudh by lavishly spending on luxuries.

Hammer Price: £55.00

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