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[2] Under the Peshwas, Baji Rao I and Balaji Rao
    (A.D. 1720-61) the incursions of the Mahrattas extended as far north
    as the Panjab.

[3] Barahdari, a room nominally with twelve doors.

[4] Shuja-ud-daula, son of Mansur ’Ali Khan, Safdar Jang,
    Governor of Oudh:  born A.D. 1731; succeeded his father, 1753.  He was
    present at the battle of Panipat in 1761:  became Wazir of the
    Emperor Shah ’Alam:  defeated by the British at the battle of
    Buxar, 1764:  died at Faizabad, then his seat of government, 1775.

[5] Shikari.

[6] Bandar [harbour] Kangun, a port on the west side of the Persian
    Gulf, about 100 miles west of Gombroon.

[7] Firangi Bagh, Franks’ Garden.

[8] Darzi, a tailor.

[9] Shaikh Muhammad.

[10] Baitu’l-faqir, ‘house of a holy man’.

[11] Dinar, Lat. denarius, a coin of varying value:  see Yule,
    Hobson-Jobson[2], 317 f.

[12] Karwan, a caravan.

[13] Hazrat.


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