The History of Hydur Naik
A concise account of the Ancestors of Hydur Alí Khan Bahadúr. p. 1
The birth of Tippoo Sultan, the Martyr, (may God’s mercy rest upon him); with other details. A. Hijri 1163. Nov. 29, 1749. p. 28
The encreasing prosperity of Hydur Alí Khan Bahadúr, with other occurrences of the year 1165, H., A. D. 1751. p. 31
The march of an army, under the command of Nundi Raj, agreeably to the request of Muhammad Alí Khan, Suráj ud dowla, towards Nuthur Nuggur, otherwise called Trichinopoly, and the display of that innate courage in the course of the expedi­tion, which marked the character of the Khan; in the year 1160, H. p. 34
An account of the defeat of the Mahrattas under Gopal Rao, in the vicinity of Bangalore, by the bravery of Hydur Alí Khan, and the recapture of the Talookas, and Forts, taken by the Mahrattas; with other occurrences of the year 1168, Hijri— A. D. 1754. p. 49
The quarrel between Nundi Raj and his son-in-law, and his retirement to the fort of Mysore. Also, his contention with Hydur, the Sipahsalar, and at length his being taken prisoner. Also, the acquisition of the Talookas of Ani Kul, and the district of Barh Mahl, by the Khodadaud Sirkar (Hydur,) with other events of the year 1169, Hijri.— A. D. 1755. p. 61
An account of the treachery of the Chiefs of the Mysore state, and the base ingratitude of the proud and foolish Brahman, Khundi Rao, to his patron; and his arriving at the punishment due to his bad actions. Also the invasion, or incursion, of Esajee Beenee Mahratta. 1170, Hijri. A. D. 1756. p. 71
An account of the regulation (perhaps capture) of the City of Seringaputtun, with other events of the year 1171, Hijri. A. D. 1757, September 14th. p. 96
The march of Busálut Jung, to take possession of the Souba of Sura, and his conquest of that Souba, by the aid of Hydur Alí Khan Bahadúr. Also, the transfer of the Sura to the hands of the prudent Hydur, in the same year, 1171, Hijri.— A. D. 1757. p. 105
The march of Hydur and his army to Chuk or little Balapoor, and the capture of that place. Also the conquest of the Hill fort of Murg Sura, or the little Sura of Pankoonda, &c. in the year 1172, Hijri.— A. D. 1758. p. 114
An account of the conquest of Bednore, otherwise called Hydur Nuggur, and other forts and towns of that country, in the year 1173, Hijri. A. D. 1759. p. 125
An account of the incursion of the Afghans of Shanoor, who came to the aid of the imprisoned Rani of Bednore, and the punishment of the Chief of Shanoor, by the sharp sword of the Nawaub Bahadúr, with the conquest of other places, occurring in the year 1175, Hijri. A. D. 1761. p. 140
An account of the Invasion of Mysore, by the Paishwa Siwaie Madhoo Rao, Mahratta, and his taking a number of Forts, and the Souba of Sura, &c., with other events of the year 1076, Hijri. A. D. 1762. p. 148
The Second Invasion of Mysore by Sewaie Madhoo Rao, and the march of the Nawaub Bahadúr to the neighbourhood of Shanoor, to oppose him; with other events of the year 1078, Hijri. A. D. 1766. p. 167
An account of the conquest of Koorg, and the reduction of Kalikote, (Calicut), &c.; events which occurred in the year 1181, Hijri. A. D. 1767. p. 178
An account of the incursion of Trimuk Rao Mama, the maternal uncle of Madhoo Rao, into the Karnatic Balaghaut, and the terrible defeat the troops of the Nawaub sustained in the battle of the hill of Churkooli, a place about four or five miles to the northward of Seringaputtun; and, lastly, Trimuk Rao’s bootless return to Poona; with other fearful events of the year 1182, Hijri, A. D. 1768. p. 188
The usurpation of Raghoba, the uncle of Narayen Rao, and his invasion of the Balaghaut country; and, at length, his hopeless and fugitive retreat. Also, the conquest by the Nawaub, during this opportunity, of the countries of Badami, Hulihul, Nowul-goondah, Dharwar, &c.; with other events of the year 1183, Hijri, A. D. 1769. p. 230
An account of the encroachments or usurpations of the English in the country of the Karnatic Payanghaut, by the instrumentality of Muhammad Alí Khan, Surajuddowla; and the detail of the war commenced by the Chief of the Dukhun, Nizám Alí Khan, in con­cert with the Nawaub, Bahadúr. Also, a description of the battles fought between the English, and the courageous Nawaub, in the commencement of the year 1185, Hijri.— A. D. 1771. p. 244
An account of the establishment of a lasting peace between Nizám Alí Khan and the English, without the knowledge of the Nawaub Bahadúr by the intrigues of Rooknuddowla;— and of the battles which followed, about two months after, between the English and the Nawaub, near Nuggur, Trichinopoly, and the Barh Mahl; with an account of the victories gained by Hydur’s gallant army in the same year, and the re-establishment of Peace, 1185, Hijri.— A. D. 1771. p. 264
The march of the Nawaub and his troops towards Kirpa, Kur­nole, Bellari, &c., and the collection of an adequate Paishkush (tribute) from the Chiefs of the above districts; with other con­quests, made in the end of the same year 1185, Hijri.— A. D. 1771. p. 288
An account of the celebration of the Marriage of the Sáhibzada, Prince, Tippoo, also that of the daughters of Shahbaz Sáhib; and the Marriage of Hydur’s own daughter, the year 1185, Hijri.— A. D. 1771. p. 304
The invasion of Tatia Mahratta the Chief of Mirch, Govind Rao the son of Imrut Rao, and Suboo Rao Ghatkia, &c., Chiefs of the Mahrattas, from Poona, with the intention to ravage and conquer the country depending on the Nawaub Bahadúr. Also, the incursion of Ibrahim Khan, Dhoonsa, with the same purpose, from Hydurabad; and the making prisoners the chiefs of the Mahrattas, by the hands of the brave soldiers of the Nawaub’s army. The retreat also of Dhoonsa, without attaining his object and the conquest of Bullari by the Nawaub; all which occurred in the year 1187, Hijri.— A. D. 1773. p. 311
The Conquest of Gooti and Soondoor, and the capture of that tyrant, and incendiary, Morar Rao, which occurred in the same year 1187, Hijri.— A. D. 1773. p. 324
An account of the conquest of Chitul Droog, and the capture of Bhurma Náík, the rebellious Poligar of that Fort; and other events of the year 1188, Hijri.— A. D. 1774. p. 332
The march of the victorious standards towards Kirpa, and the capture of Huleem Khan, the governor of that place. Also, the conquest of Gunjee Kota, &c., occurring in the year 1191, Hijri.— A. D. 1777. p. 351
An account of the Marriage of Hydur Alí’s youngest son, Kureem Sáhib, with the daughter of Hukeem Khan, Meeana, the Governor of Sanore; and the Betrothal of the Nawaub’s own daughter, the rose of the Garden of Purity and Chastity, to the Son and Successor of Hukeem Khan, in the capital, Puttun, 1192, Hijri.— A. D. 1778. p. 366
The second expedition of the Nawaub Bahadúr, to conquer the country of the Karnatic Payanghaut, at the instigation of the Názim of Hydurabad, and the Poona ministers, in the year 1194, Hijri.— A. D. 1780.— With an account of the victories gained by the lion hunting Moslems in that expedition. p. 372
The advance of the English Army, under the command of General Munro, from the vicinity of Madras, towards Gunjee, and that of the detachment under Colonel Baillie from the neigh­bourhood of Kottoor Mungulgiri, and the defeat and destruction of the troops under the command of the Colonel. Also, the Con­quest of Arkat, and the taking prisoner of Shukoh-ul-Moolk, Nuseer-ud-dowla, Abdul Wahab Khan, the brother of Muhammad Alí Khan, Suráj-ud-dowla, in the strong Hill Fort of Chunder Giri; and an account of the different successes obtained in the same year 1195, Hijri.— A. D. 1780. p. 386
The arrival of General Coote, a very able officer, at Madras from Bengal, and a description of the battle of Muhammad Bun­der, and the death of Meer Alí Ruza Khan. Also, the march of the victorious army towards Tanjore and Nuthurnuggur, and the victories then gained; being the year 1195, Hijri, 1780. p. 413
An account of the arrival of Troops from Bengal at the Port of Madras, and a description of the Battle in the vicinity of Sool Nuggur. Also, the relief of the Fort of Rai Vellore, by General Coote, with great difficulty; the Battle of Arnee; and the attack and overthrow of a body of English troops, by the Prince Tippoo, in the neighbourhood of Puna Nelloor, a dependency of the Souba of Tujavur (Tanjore;) with other events of the year 1196, Hijri.— A. D. 1781-2. p. 439
An account of the Nawaub’s last expedition, that is to say, his departure for his eternal abode in Paradise: and some account of the goodness of his disposition, his habits, his abilities, and the rules of conduct he prescribed to himself; with other matters. Also, the death of General Coote, which occurred before the death of the Nawaub, in the same year, Hijri, 1196.— A. D. 1781-2. p. 469