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" I feel quite assured that the British government cannot permit the extension of the Persian monarchy in the direction of Affghanistan, with a due regard to the internal tranquillity of India ; that extension will, at once, bring Russian influence to the... "
Asiatic Journal - Page 219
1842
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 64

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), George Walter Prothero - 1839
...in pursuance of their known wish to see a restoration of the Affghan monarchy.' ' 15th. January. — I feel quite assured that the British government cannot...the very threshold of our empire ; and, as Persia will not, or dare not, place herself in a condition of close alliance with Great Britain, our policy...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 64

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - 1839
...government • annot permit the extension of the Persian monarchy in the direction of Afghanistan, with a due regard to the internal tranquillity of India ; that extension will, at once, hring Russian influence to the very threshold • -f our empire ; and, as Persia will not, or dare...
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Travels in Kashmir, Ladak, Iskardo, the Countries Adjoining the ..., Volume 1

Godfrey Thomas Vigne - Jammu and Kashmir (India) - 1842
...expedition. Mr. Ellis, in a letter dated 15th January, 1836, writes to Lord Palmerston from Persia, — " I feel quite assured that the British Government cannot...extension of the Persian monarchy in the direction of Afghanistan, with a due regard to the internal tranquillity of Central India ; that extension will...
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Travels in Kashmir, Ladak, Iskardo, the Countries Adjoining the ..., Volume 1

Godfrey Thomas Vigne - Jammu and Kashmir (India) - 1842
...monarchy in the direction of Afghanistan, with a due regard to the internal tranquillity of Central India ; that extension will at once bring Russian influence to the very threshold of our empire." — (Corr. p. 8.) He also writes in the annexed memorandum, "The progress of Persia ought to receive...
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Hansard's Parliamentary Debates

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1842
...1836, he wrote thus to my noble Friend: — " I feel quite assured that the British (Jo. ğernment cannot permit the extension of the Persian monarchy in the direction of Affghinistan, with a due regard to the tranquillity of India." He had not the same enlightened views...
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History of the War in Affghanistan: From Its Commencement to Its Close ...

Charles Nash - Afghan Wars - 1843 - 412 pages
...pursuance of their known wish to see a restoration of the Affghan monarchy." Soon afterwards, he writes : " I feel quite assured that the British government cannot...Persian monarchy in the direction of Affghanistan, with due regard to the internal tranquillity of India ; that extension will, at once, bring Russian influence...
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Outline of the Operations of the British Troops in Scinde and Afghanistan ...

George Buist - Afghan Wars - 1843 - 314 pages
...throughout Affghanistan." " The extension of the Persian monarchy in the direction of Affgtianistan, will at once bring Russian influence to the very threshold of our empire : and as Persia will not, or dare not, place herself in a condition of close alliance with Great Britain, our policy...
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Life of the Amir Dost Mohammed Khan of Kabul: With His Political ..., Volume 1

Mohana Lāla (Munshi) - Afghanistan - 1846 - 16 pages
...inquired how far they considered the dominion of Persia to extend, and their reply was, to Ghazni. " I feel quite assured that the British Government cannot...extension of the Persian monarchy in the direction of Afghanistan, with a due regard to the internal tranquillity of India, for that extension will at once...
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The Progress and Present Position of Russia in the East: An Historical ...

Russia - 1854 - 170 pages
...was on the 8th January, 1836. On the 15th of the same month he writes to the Secretary of State : " I feel quite assured that the British Government cannot...direction of Affghanistan, with a due regard to the tranquillity of India ; that extension will at once bring Russian influence to the very threshold of...
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Frontier Fictions: Shaping the Iranian Nation, 1804-1946

Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet - History - 1999 - 304 pages
...British worried that Persian expansion would mean Russian proximity to India. As Mr. Ellis cautioned, "I feel quite assured that the British Government...bring Russian influence to the very threshold of our empire."94 British fears did not discourage the king or his entourage from professing, however, that...
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