To SHUMSÛDDEEN KHÂN; dated from near KOPUL, 5th YOOSÛFY.
(31st December 1786.)

THE leather basket, containing [our several] treaties with the Mah­rattahs, which you sent by the post, has reached us [safely] from Hurry-hur.


The Sultan appears to have sent for the treaties here mentioned, either in con­sequence of some overtures of peace made to him by the Mahrattahs, or prepara­tory to the discussions which he might expect to take place soon on that subject.