Memoirs and Corresponence of Major-General Sir William Nott ...: Edited, at the Request of Sir Williams Nott's Daughters, Letitia Nott and Charklitte Bower, from Documents in Ther Exclusive Possession, Volume 2

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Hurst and Blackett, 1854 - Afghan Wars
 

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Page 27 - ... which we retired as solemn as that which accompanied our advance ; and we should retire as a conquering, not as a defeated power; but we cannot sanction the occupation of an advanced position beyond the Khyber Pass by Major-General Pollock, unless that General should be satisfied that he can, — without depending upon the forbearance of the tribes near the Pass, which, obtained only by purchase, must, under all circumstances, be precarious, and without depending upon the fidelity of the...

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