102. Formerly it has been a practice for the Aumil and officers of Government, and other people, to purchase and sell aban­doned girls and orphan children, &c.; and abandoned girls have frequently been taken into the Deostan.* In future they are not to be sold abroad, or to be lodged in the Deostan, but are to be collected together for Government; and you are to send them through your Cutchery to the Huzzoor, allowing them each at the rate of one full Dek of rice, and one Fulooce, until their arrivals at the presence.

103. During the time of war and tumult, the Aumil and Kelladar shall cause their families to remain at the seat of Govern­ment, and shall themselves be in their forts attending to their duties.