the writing of this book and the loyalty displayed in the Kabul
War by Nawab Syed Mohammed JanFishan Khan Bahadur.
this the Humblest and well-wisher of all his friends, Agha Syed
Sulaiman Shah says this to the Inspectors Of the Pamphlets of
surprise and foresight, and those who are fond of qualities of
the exterior and the essence that he may put to pen some relation
or some details of his exalted fathers coming from Kabul to India
and of his dealings with the British. Also, his staying in India
due to the English Government valuing him. As also the original
circumstances of this family in Kabul, the Delhi Mutiny (1857),
their stay in India, the lineage of the ancestors, the conditions
of the relatives and the family tree, Sulaiman Shah, (the author)
may reveal here.
late exalted father belonged to the family of the great Razavi,
Al-Hassani and Al-Hussaini to whit Imam Ali Musa Reza (may Peace
by upon him) the king of Khorasan (in modern-day Northeast Iran).
And his fathers homeland was at Pughman in the environs
of the city of Kabul. The territory and the country of Pughman
was the state governed by my father in the time of the king of
Kabul, Shah Shuja Ul-mulq.