History of the Punjab: And of the Rise, Progress, & and Present Condition of the Sect and Nation of the Sikhs, Volume 2

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W. H. Allen, 1846 - Punjab (India)

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Page 396 - Singh acknowledges the supremacy of the British Government, and will, in token of such supremacy, present annually to the British Government one horse, twelve perfect shawl goats of approved breed (six male and six female), and three pairs of Kashmir shawls.
Page 384 - Government of the Lahore territories as will give perfect security to the British Government against similar acts of perfidy and aggression. Military operations against the Government and army of the Lahore State have not been undertaken by the Government of India from any desire of territorial aggrandizement. The...
Page 396 - Singh engages never to take, or retain in his service any British subject, nor the subject of any European or American State, without the consent of the British Government. "Article 8 Maharaja Gulab Singh engages to respect, in regard to the...
Page 381 - Sutlej, who by their faithful adherence to the British Government may be liable to sustain loss, shall be indemnified and secured in all their just rights and privileges. " On the other hand, all subjects of the British Government...
Page 356 - Horse-artillery a terrible carnage. Hundreds fell under this cannonade; hundreds upon hundreds were drowned in attempting the perilous passage. Their awful slaughter, confusion, and dismay, were such as would have excited compassion in the hearts of their generous conquerors, if the Khalsa troops had not, in the early part of the action, sullied their gallantry by slaughtering and barbarously mangling every wounded soldier whom, in the vicissitudes of attack, the fortune of war left at their mercy.
Page 381 - ... discharge of this duty, which they owe to the protecting power, will find their interests promoted thereby; and those who take a contrary course will be treated as enemies to the British Government, and will be punished accordingly. The inhabitants of all the territories on the left bank of the...
Page 393 - Government fails in the performance of the conditions of the foregoing article, the British Government shall be at liberty to withdraw the force from Lahore at any time before the expiration of the period specified in article 1 . Art.
Page 390 - Baluchistan, shall, in respect to tolls and ferries, rest with the British Government. The provisions of this article shall not interfere with the passage of boats belonging to the Lahore Government on the said rivers, for the purposes of traffic, or the conveyance of passengers up and down their course. Regarding the ferries between the two countries respectively, at the several...

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