The Political and Statistical
Alí Mohammed Khán
HISTORICAL INTRODUCTION, illustrating the Constitution of Hindú Society, and the state of India, from the end of the Tenth to the beginning of the Thirteenth Century 5
Preliminary Observations on the State of Gujarát 102
The beginning of the Kingdom of Gujarát, under its Rájás; and the foundation of the city of Patan, sometimes named Anhilwárah, or Nahrwálah 137
The Capture of Somnáth by Sultán Mahmúd Ghaznaví 146
The Sovereignty of the Baghílah race at Nahrwálah; and the Edifices erected by Siddha Rájá Solankí Jey Singh 154
The Triumph of the Faith, and the establishment of the Mohammedan Religion in the country 160
The Reign of Sultán Kutbu-d-dín Mubárak Sháh, son of Alá-ud-dín Khiljí 165
The Reign of Sultán Mohammed Toghluk Sháh 168
The Reign of Fíroz Sháh Toghluk III. of Dehlí, cousin of Mohammed Toghluk 170
The Reign of Ghiásu-d-dín Toghluk II., grandson of Fíroz, also called Fíroz Sháh IV. 172
The Reign of Sultán Abúbekr Sháh, grandson of Fíroz III., and that of his uncle, Mohammed Toghluk II. 173
The Government of Zafir Khán, son of Wajíhu-l-Mulk, with the Foundation of the Gujarát Metropolis, and the reign of the Gujarát Kings 174
The Reign of Ahmad Khán, grandson of Muzaffir, and entitled Ahmad Sháh 186
The Reign of Sultán Mohammed Sháh I. 195
The Reign of Jalál Khán, entitled Kutbu-d-dín 197
The Reign of Sultán Dáod, uncle of Kutbu-d-dín 201
The Reign of Sultán Fat'h Khán, entitled Mahmúd Bígarrah 202
The Reign of Khalíl Khán, entitled Muzaffir Sháh II., or, The Clement 219
The Reign of Sultán Sikandar 229
The Reign of Sultán Bahádur 232
The Reign of Sultán Mahmúd II., son of Latíf Khán 253
The Reign of Ahmad Khán II., son of Latíf Khán, grandson of Shukár Khán, son of Sultán Ahmad I. 273
The Reign of Sultán Muzaffir III., commonly called Nathú, the last of the race of Gujarát Kings 287
A General Account of the celebrated Descendants of Sáhibi Kirán Amír Taimúr Kúrkán, who have reigned in Hin­dústán 290
The commencement of Insurrection in Gujarát, the arrival of the Mírzás in the country, the termination of the power of its Kings, and its incorporation with the Kingdom of Hindústán, under Jalálu-d-dín Mohammed Akbar 301
The Capture of Súrat 318
The return of the Imperial Banners to the Capital of Agra, and the appointment of Khán Azíz Koká to the Government of Gujarát, with Wajíhu-l-Mulk Gujarátí as his Díwán 324
The arrival of the Emperor, in nine days, from the seat of Government, then at Fat'hpur 328
The return of the Emperor to his Capital, after conferring the Govern­ment of Gujarát on Khán Azíz Koká a second time 339
The Government of Shahábu-d-dín Ahmad Khán, and the Díwánship of Prágdás, with the flight and return of Muzaffir Sultán to Gujarát 348
The Government of Itimád Khán Gujarátí, with the Díwánship of Abú-l-Kásim, and the capture of Ahmadábád by Sultán Muzaffir 354
The Government of Mírzá Khán, with the defeat of Muzaf­fir, and capture of Ahmadábád. The exaltation of Mírzá Khán to the rank of Five Thousand, and the title of Khán Khánán, with the foundation of the Fat'h Bágh, at the town where the battle was fought. The Díwánship of Khoájáh Abú-l-Kásim, and the order for adopting the Iláhí Era in the country of Hindústán 370
Copy of the Imperial Firmán for the establishment of the Iláhí Era 382
Copy of the Order regarding Veneration for God and atten­tion to the Government Regulations 389
The Government of Mírzá Azíz Koká for a second time in Gujarát, and copy of the Order which was issued abolish­ing the Transit Duty on articles of commerce 405
Sultán Muzaffir, surnamed Nathú, excites the Jám, or land­holder of Nawanagar, to raise a tumult; the latter is defeated, and Júnagarh taken 412
The seizure and suicide of Sultán Muzaffir; the Pilgrimage of Mírzá Azíz Koká to Mekka; the Government of Prince Sultán Morád, with Súrj Singh as his deputy, succeeded by that of Mírzá Azíz Koká, on his return from the Pil­grimage, and the death of Akbar 420