When Shah Hoosain had strengthened his intention of going to Mooltan, he wished in the first place to make arrangements with the men of Urghoon, Tukduree, and Huzarah, who had brought their families, and lived at Seebee.

In one week, with 1,000 horse, he arrived at Seebee, the fort of which he repaired and strengthened, placing it in the hands of twenty men; and then, with his mind at ease, he returned by the road of Luhree and Chauttr, looting the Rindhs and the Mugsees on the way, taking many of them prisoners, all of whom he released after having made strict arrangements with them. Their Sirdars he took with him to Bukkur.

When Shah Hoosain heard that Babur Badshah was going against Hindoostan, he sent ambassadors to him with valuable presents. He also wrote a petition to him.

At the time when Shah Hoosain went (as formerly related) to Babur Badshah, he made the friendship of, and was betrothed in the relationship of son-in-law to, Meer Khuteefuh, who was the minister and Dewan Begee of Babur Badshah, who approved of the proposed connection. To renew this engagement, he sent Shah Sultan, the grandmother of Abdool Bakee, of the family of Syud Janfur, to Babur, to make this known to him. Huzrut Babur becoming the cause of the union, Goolburg Begum, the daughter of Meer Kateefuh, was given in marriage to Meerza Shah Hoosain, being sent with her younger brother, Hoosain-ood-deen Meeruk, to Bukkur, where Shah Hoosain received her into his house, giving to Hoosain-ood-deen the Purguna of Baghbanan for his expenses during his stay. Shah Hoosain then proposed going towards Mooltan. Babur Badshah gave in marriage to Mohib Ali Khan, the son of Meer Khateefuh, Nasheed Begum, the daughter of Mah Begum, whom I have previously mentioned as having been left behind in Kabool when her mother secretly fled from thence. This was brought about to strengthen the friendship on both sides.

It will not be secret that the conquest of Mooltan was effected by Mahomed the son of Kasim Sukafee, in the time of Hujjaj the son of Yoosoof. After this, it was again taken from the Tupihls by Sultan Mahomed Ghazee, and it remained a long time in the hands of his descendants. When the rule of the Kings of Ghuznee had reached its limit, Mooltan went into the hands of the Kiranutuh. From these, again, it was wrested by Sultan Munz-ood-deen Mahomed Sham, and it remained under the Kings of Delhi till 800 (A. D. 1397), from which time, there being dissension amongst these, the Hakeem became rebellious, and it passed away from Delhi.

After this various men ruled over that country, such as Shaikh Yoosoof for two years, Sultan Kootb-ood-deen for thirty-four years, then his son Sultan Hoosain for twenty-seven years; Sultan Mahomed for some months; after him Sultan Hoosain.

When Sultan Ula-ood-deen, the son of Mahomed Shah, the son of Pheroz Shah, the son of Moobaruk Shah, the son of Khizur Khan, became King of Delhi, troubles arose in the affairs of that state, and in the country of Hindoostan there became many kings.

On account of the oppression of the Moguls, Mooltan became without any ruler: throughout that country, with the great and humble, there was much faith in the family of Shaikh Buha-ood-deen Zukreeya. On this account all the good and weighty men assembling, placed at the head of the state Shaikh Yoosoof, who was the superintendent of the Monarkees of Shaikh Buha-ood-deen Zukreeya, and his name was read in the sermon in the pulpits of Mooltan, Ooch, and other cities. He turned his atten­tion to put in order the affairs of the kingdom. In the first place, he increased the forces, he brought the hearts of the Zemindars beneath his orders, and he gave ornament to the matters of the state and country. One day, by chance Rai Suheeruh, the Sirdar of the Lungahs, and who lived at Ripree, sent this message to Shaikh Yoosoof:— “My father and grandfather formerly placed faith in your family: now there is much dissension in the kingdom of Delhi; so much so, that Mulik Boohlool Lodhee has taken it, reading his own name in the sermon: if at this time you will take into your service some of the Lungahs, I will be your servant, and in such duty and business as you may show to me, I will not excuse myself from giving my life. To show you my faith I now send to you my daughter, and I accept you as my son-in-law.” The Shaikh, hearing this, was very happy, and married his daughter. Rai Suheeruh occasionally came to Mooltan to visit his child, bringing handsome rarities for Shaikh Yoosoof, who did not fix upon any place of residence for him in the city, but was in the habit of encamping outside, and leaving his people there, he went in alone. One time, assembling all his people, he went there, with the intention of seizing Shaikh Yoosoof, and of becoming king himself. When he got near the city, he sent word to the Shaikh, that on this occasion he had brought all the men of Lungah that he might inspect them, and give service to such as were fit. Shaikh Yoosoof, being free from suspicion of treachery, with carelessness treated him with attention, and Rai Suheeruh showed him his horses and men. At night, leaving his men outside, he came into the city, attended by one servant, whom he told to bring a kid, which he was to kill in secret, and bring the blood to him in a cup. The slave did as he was ordered, and Rai Suheeruh drank the blood. In an hour afterwards he began crying out that he had pains in the stomach. His cries increasing every minute, at midnight the Vukeels of Yoosoof, who were in attendance upon him, went and called their master to come and hear his last will. On his arrival Rai Suheeruh vomited blood in the presence of all, and explaining his last wishes, he cried the more, request­ing that his relations and servants might be called to forgive him. The Vukeels, seeing his state, did not prevent these from coming. When many of his men had entered the fort, he lifted his hand from the bed of false sickness, sending men of trust to the four gates, to be alert, and not to allow admittance to the men of Shaikh Yoosoof. He himself went to the private sleeping apartments of the Shaikh, and seizing him, turned him out of the fort, and he went towards Delhi.

Rai Suheeruh, styling himself Sultan Kootb-ood-deen, had his name read in the sermon.