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Early records of British India; a history of the English settlements in India, as told in the government records, the works of old travellers, and other contemporary documents, from the earliest perio online

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paralysed by the invasion of Nadir Shah, and had
neither the power nor the will to interfere. Before
that invasion the Moghul court had been compelled
to make disgraceful treaties with the Mahrattas.
After the invasion it was confidently asserted
that the court at Dellii got rid of the Mahrattas
by telling them to go and collect cJiout in Bengal.

Mahrattas It Is impossiblc to unravel the intris^ues of this

invade IJenf^al, ^'

period. One thing is certain, that before Aliverdi
Khan was fahdy established upon the throne at
Murshedabad, the Mahrattas began to invade the
provinces of Beliar and Orissa. These Maliratta
invasions were repeated almost every year from
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Online LibraryJames Talboys WheelerEarly records of British India; a history of the English settlements in India, as told in the government records, the works of old travellers, and other contemporary documents, from the earliest perio → online text (page 19 of 33)