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The Nizam.djvu

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CONTENTS

OF

THE FIRST VOLUME.


CHAPTER I.

Situation and Size of Country. — Original Hindoo Occupation. — Early Mahommedan Conquerors of Hindoosthan. — Their Conquests in the Deccan. — Mahommedan Dynasties of the Deccan. — Proceedings of the Emperor Akbar and of the Emperor Shah Jehan. — Sack of Hyderabad by the Moguls under the latter Emperor . Page 1

CHAP. II.

Mogul Sovereignty of the Deccan by Viceroys. — Independency of Nizam-ool-Moolk and his Policy towards the Mahrattas . 16

CHAP. III.

Origin of the Family of the Nizam, and general Designation by Natives in India. — Azeem Khan, afterwards Killick Khan, arrives at Delhi, and is noticed by Shah Jehan. — Elevated by the Emperor Aurungzebe. — Dies from the Effects of a Wound at Beejapoor. — His Son Ghazee-ood-Deen's Employment under the Mogul Government. Saves the Army before Beejapoor under Command of the Emperor's Son. — Subsequent Services and Death. — His Son Nizam-ool-Moolk's Career and Death . . . . . . 33

CHAP. IV.

Naseer Jung assumes the Government and is killed. — Succeeded by Moozuffir Jung, who is also killed. — Salabut Jung chosen as Suc- cessor. — Ghazee-ood-Deen the Second is poisoned. — Salabut Jung subsidises Troops of the French. — Is thrown into Prison by Nizam Alee, who usurps the Throne and murders him . . Page 55

CHAP. V.

Nizam Alee seizes the Government. — Advances upon Poona and allows the Plunder of the City. — Hyderabad unsuccessfully besieged by the Mahrattas. — Janojee Bhonslay deserts Nizam Alee and kills his Prime Minister. — Nizam Alee enters into a Compact with the Peishwa against Janojee. — Treaty with General Calliaud. — Further Treaty with the Madras Government. — Difficulty about the Guntoor Circar, Death of its Jagheerdar, and final Settlement of that Circar. — Governor-General explains Part of the Treaty of 1768. — Nizam Alee's military Force joins the British at Seringapatam, 1790. — Mahrattas besiege Nizam Alee in the Fort of Kurdlah ; and thus conclude a favourable Treaty. — English Subsidiary Force dismissed and Circumstances attending its Recall. — Treaty of 1798. — French Corps dismissed. — The Nizam's Army again accompanies the British against Seringapatam, 1799. — New subsidiary Treaty of 1800. — Commercial Treaty of 1802. — Death of Nizam Alee . . 65

CHAP. VI.

Secunder Jah. — Naseer-ood-Dowlah. — Ufzool-ood-Dowlah, the reigning Nizam, and his Resources ...... 85

CHAP. VII.

The Mahommedan Schismatics at Court. — Titles of Mahommedan and Hindoo Nobles. — Raja Ragonath Dass, the first Prime Minister. — Syud Lushkur Khan. — Shah Nuwaz Khan. — Bazalut Jung. — Nizam Alee. — Raja Purtab Wunt. — Rokun-ood-Dowlah. — Aristo Jah. — Meer Allum. — Mooneer-ool-Moolk. — Shums-ool-Oomrah. — Raja Chundoo Lall. — Suraj-ool-Moolk. — Salar Jung, Mooktheear-ool-Moolk, the present Premier . . , . 118

CHAP. VIII.

The Nizam's Connection with the French and English, and Termination of that Connection with the French .... Page 150

CHAP. IX.

The Nizam's Connection with the French and English, and Termination of that Connection with the French — {continued) . . 192

APPENDIX.

APPENDIX A. THE COMPLETE SERIES OP TREATIES AND PAPERS RELATING/ THERETO, CONCLUDED BY THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT WITH THE NIZAM. Treaty entered into by the Honourable East India Company and his Highness the Nizam, under date the 14th May, 1759 . . 225 Treaty with the Nizam, under date the 12th November, 1766 . 226 Translation of a Sunnud under the seal of Nizam Alee Khan for the five Circars . . . . . . . . . 230 Translation of a Discharge under the seal of Nizam Alee Khan to Oomdut-ool-Moolk, Suraj-ood-Dowlah, Mooneer-ood-Deen Khan Bahadoor, Munsoor Jung, Foujdar of the Carnatic Payeen Ghaut, from the borders of the Palnand country to the further extremity of those of the Malabar country, and to the sons and heirs of the said Oomdut-ool-Moolk Bahadoor . . . . . .231 Translation of the Petition supposed to be presented by Oomdut-ool-

Moolk Bahadoor's Wukeel 231