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Chapter IX

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West

Published in print August 2009 | ISBN: 9780198063117
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199080199 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0063
Chapter IX

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The author is appointed to an office under the Political Agent in Káttiawár. He talks about the Nágar Bráhmans and his resignation from office in order to accompany Captain W.J. Eastwick. Mr Erskine presents the author a certificate and a Kashmír shawl. The author finds three unexpected companions and leaves Rájkót. He describes the Jám of Nowanagar, Dharol, the merry Governor of Juria Bandar, speculations of the Sindhis as to the author's purpose in coming to their country, and his march to Tatta.

Keywords: political agent; Nágar Bráhmans; Captain W.J. Eastwick; Rájkót; Jám of Nowanagar; Dharol; Juria Bandar; Sindhis; Tatta

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