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Supply of Elephants, A.D. 1796 January 6, 2008

Filed under: History — rammanohar @ 1:35 pm

Supply of Elephants, A.D. 1796

Daroga Dayaram Padhya, Damodar Jais, Ranamardan Khawas, Jasya Khawas, Mahadev Padhya, and Bandhu Khawas were ordered to hand over two bull elephants and two cow elephants to Dinanath Padhya. The animals were meant for gifts to British officials in Calcutta.

Aswin Sudi 14, 1853

Regmi Research Collection, Vol. 23, p. 57.

Royal order to Amalidars, Sabha, Umras, birtaowners, Chaukidars, Jagat-collectors, etc. in the region west of … and east of Pyuthan: ”Elephants are being brough here from Pyuthan. You are hereby ordered to provide them with fodder, water, and foodgrains in the area under your jurisdiction. Let there be no complaint in this regard.”

Aswin Sudi 14, 1853

Regmi Research Collection, Vol. 23, p. 57.

 

III

Royal order to Subba Ranjit kanwar of …

”We need one large tusked elephant and one old…. For our tours and hunting expeditions. Mahouts are being sent here through Darogas. Depute four men from there to escort the animals on the way and arrange for fodder and water.”

Aswin Sudi 14, 1853

Regmi Research Collection, Vol. 23, p. 57.

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