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Events of 1294/January 1877–January 1878
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[339c] During this year Amir Shayr ʿAli Khan dismissed Sardar Muhammad ʿAlam Khan, the governor of Pusht-i Rud, as a result of petitions from residents there that he was behaving in an extremely arbitrary and capricious manner. But even though he was dismissed and summoned back to Kabul, he refused to return and ignored the royal edict.…

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“Events of 1294/January 1877–January 1878”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 19 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000214>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219

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