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Khan surrendered any rights he possessed over Khaibar and the Kurram as far as Shutargardan.

Administration, 1882-1892. — During the Lieutenant- Governorships of Sir Charles Aitchison (1882-1887) and Sir James Lyall (1887-1892) there was little trouble on

Fig. 70. Sir Charles Aitchison.

the western frontier. In 1891 the need had arisen of making our power felt up to the Pamirs. The setting up of a British agency at Gilgit was opposed in 1891 by the fighting men of Hunza and Nagar. Colonel Durand advanced rapidly with a small force and when a determined assault reduced the strong fort of Nilt,