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Events of Rajab 1327 A.H. / 19 July–17 August 1909 A.D.
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[1237c] During the occurrences that have been recounted, Faqir Ahmad Khan, the governor of Shibarghan, afflicted by dysentery for a year, up until this time [1238] had found no cure from the treatments of physicians /3:400/ and the disease had led to dropsy (istisqā). By letter he requested permission to come to Kabul so that perhaps through treatment from one of the Indian doctorsclviii who were working for the government and the subjects he would be cured. On Monday, the first of Rajab/19 July 1…

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“Events of Rajab 1327 A.H. / 19 July–17 August 1909 A.D.”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 23 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000428>
First published online: 2016



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