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The Roof of the World, a Narrative of a Journey Over the High Plateau of Tibet to the Russian Frontier by Thomas Edward Gordon
The Roof of the World, a Narrative of a Journey Over the High Plateau of Tibet to the Russian Frontier
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Author: Thomas Edward Gordon
Page Count: 46 pages
Published Date: 12 Sep 2013
Publisher: Theclassics.Us
Publication Country: United States
Language: English
ISBN: 9781230362038
Download Link: The Roof of the World, a Narrative of a Journey Over the High Plateau of Tibet to the Russian Frontier
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1876 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER III. HALT AT SHAHIDULLA--TAKUB KHAN, KASHGHAR ENVOY--SPECIAL COURIERS--ANNUAL YARKAND CARAVANS-PARTY PROCEEDS TO BANJU--KIRGHIZ AND YAKS--SANJU PASS--BULLOCK CARRIAGE-MIRZA BAHAUDIN--ABU-BAKR'S FORT--KILIAN KIRGHIZ-MISSION AND ENVOY REACH SANJU--KARGALIK--YARKAND--VISIT TO THE GOVERNOR: TO THE CITY--DRESS AND APPEARANCE OF THE PEOPLE--8TREETS AND BAZAARS--MARKET DAY--HUNTING-EAGLES--BEGGARS-POPULATION--MISSION QUARTERS--SOLDIERS--CARTS. The Mission was under orders to halt on the frontier till joined by Yakub Khan Tora, the Kashghar Envoy to the Viceroy of India. Yakub Khan, after completing the preliminaries of the commercial treaty which he was sent to negotiate, proceeded to Constantinople, where it was arranged with the Sultan's government to declare Kashghar a protected state of Turkey, with Muhammad Yakub Khan (known as the Atalik Ghazi) as ruler, under the title of Amir. The Envoy found the formalities of the Sultan's court sadly against quick despatch, of business, and his departure for the return journey was delayed considerably beyond his calculations and our plans. The progress of the camp from Rawal Pindi, where it was organised, was slow; the halts were long, pending definite orders, which depended entirely on the return of the Kashghar envoy. Our feeling of suspense during all that time of doubt was painful, and our delight was great when we were secured against bitter disappointment; for had the envoy not come back when he did, we would probably have lost for a time the opportunity of visiting Eastern Turkistan and exploring the Pamirs. Yakub Khan succeeded, however, by dint of good arrangements and hard travelling, in reaching Shahidulla on the 23d of October. We were overtaken on the 3d, at Tagar, in the Nubra...

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