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第 244 頁 - Sooja-ool-Moolk, whereby his Highness is guaranteed in his present possessions, and has bound himself to co-operate for the restoration of the Shah to the throne of his ancestors. The friends and enemies of any one of the contracting parties have been declared to be the friends and enemies of all.
第 241 頁 - Governor-General would yet indulge the hope that their heroism may enable them to maintain a successful defence, until succours shall reach them from British India.
第 241 頁 - Governor-General deems it in this place necessary to revert to the siege of Herat, and the conduct of the Persian nation. The siege of that city has now been carried on by the Persian army for many months. The attack upon it was a most unjustifiable and cruel aggression, perpetrated and continued...
第 240 頁 - Cabool remained under his government, we could never hope that the tranquillity of our neighbourhood would be secured, or that the interests of our Indian empire would be preserved inviolate.
第 323 頁 - ... and difficulties of the campaign, and it had the good fortune in repelling an attack made by the enemy in force on the day prior to the storming of Ghuznee, to be enabled to give promise of the excellent sen-ice which may hereafter be expected from it.
第 320 頁 - Pottinger, the resident in Scinde, have been chiefly enabled by the cordial good understanding which has throughout subsisted between them and his Excellency, to render the important services by which they have entitled themselves to the high approbation of the Government; and his Lordship has much pleasure in noticing the feelings of satisfaction with which his Excellency regarded the valuable services of Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Alexander Burnes, who was politically attached to him in the advance...
第 245 頁 - Sinde ; and the integrity of Herat, in the possession of its present ruler, will be fully respected ; while by the measures completed or in progress it may reasonably be hoped that the general freedom and security of commerce will be promoted ; that the name and just influence of the British government will gain their proper footing among the nations of central Asia, that tranquillity will be established upon the most important frontier of India, and that a lasting barrier will be raised against...
第 239 頁 - ... the very regions into which we were endeavouring to extend our commerce, the peaceful and beneficial purposes of the British Government would .be altogether frustrated. In order to avert a result so calamitous, the...
第 245 頁 - The Governor-General confidently hopes that the Shah will be speedily replaced on his throne by his own subjects and adherents ; and when once he shall be secured in power, and the independence and integrity of Afghanistan established, the British army will be withdrawn.