Causes of the Afghan War

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Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009 - History - 292 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1879. Excerpt: ... INDEX. ABD ABDOOLLAH JAN, heir apparent of the Ameer, SI; his death, 175. Abdul Eahman Khan, nephew of the Ameer Shere Ali and pre-tender to the throne, a refugee in Russian Turkistan, protected on condition of abstaining from in-trigues against the Afghan State, 230, 240, 296. Adye, Gen. Sir John, opposed to any advance into Afghanistan, 25. Afzul Khan, Mahomed, see Ufzul. Argyll, Duke of, on Umballa Con-ference of 1869, 32; makes in-quiries of Lord Salisbury as to our relations and policy with re-gard to Afghanistan, and as to military demonstration on our frontier, 160, 161. Atta Mahomed, Nawab, British Vakeel or Native Agent at Cabul, his competency, 59, 60; sum-moned to Simla in 1876, 103; conveys a threatening message from Lord Lytton to Shere Ali, 104; rewarded for his faithful services, 106, 157; unjustly charged with Btupidity or dis-loyalty, 146, 157; withdrawn from Cabul, 168. BAKER, Colonel, excluded from Afghanistan by the Ameer, 52. Beaconsfield, Earl of, declares the purpose of the Afghan war to be the attainment of 'a scientific frontier, ' 314; contradictions in CEA his several statements on the subject, 314-317. Bellew, Dr. H. A., conversation with Syud Noor Mahomed in January, 1877, 113; says that Quetta is considered by the Afghans to be part of their country, 204. Butler, Captain, supposed to be in-citing Turkoman chiefs to co-operate in war against Russia, 294; recalled by British Government, but remains in Turkistan, 294. CAVAGNARI, Major, sent for-ward by Sir Neville Chamber-lain into Afghan territory and turned back by the Commandant of Ali Musjeed, 178; his diary bears witness to Shere Ali's alarm at the Russian Mission and en-deavour to stop it, 299, 300. Chamberlain, General Sir Neville, appointed Envoy to Cabul, 174; believes t...

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