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Eastern Course of River. - Inundation — Causes of. — Na-

tural Phenomena of Indus. — Importance and Difficulties of

Navigation. — Steam Boats. — Present Steamers ill adapted.

- Description required. — Native Methods of navigating the

River.- Description of Dúndi. — Zoruck. - Craft too weak

for the Stream. — Jumptis of the Amirs — Picturesque Cha-

racter of - - - - - Page 114

CHAPTER VIII.

Length of Voyages by Native Craft. — Southerly Winds. —

Experimental Steam Trip up the Narrab. — Voyage during

Northerly Winds. — Impracticability of Native Method of

Navigation. — Fuel for Steamers. — Features of River. –

Delta.—Tattah and Hyderabad.—Arrul and Narrah Branches.

- Appreciation of River by Natives. — Water as a Beverage.

-Seaports.— Karrachi. — Sea-boats. —Ports in Delta, Higher

Indus, and its Tributaries - - - - 130

CHAPTER IX.

Interest attached to Ancient History of Sindh. — Alexander's

Expedition. — Absence of local Records or Monuments. —

Hindú Government. — Cause of Mahommedan Invasion. -

Invasion. — Cruel End of Arab General. — Omiade and

Abbaside Dynasties. — Súmrahs. — Súmahs. — Urghúns. -

Tirkhans. — Akbar Padúsha conquers Sindh – Annexed per-

manently to Mogul Empire. — Viceroys from Hindostan. -

Date of Accession of Kaloras. — General Review. - Ancient

Cities. — Former Prosperity of Sindh . - 143

CHAPTER X.

Kalora and Talpúr Dynasties. — First Settlement of Kaloras in

Sindh. -- Adam Shah's Sanctity. — Kaloras obtain Territory.

- Punished by the Emperor for Contumacy. – Núr Maho-

med obtains Authority. — Nadir Shah invades Sindh, and

mulcts Núr Mahomed. — Ghulam Shah and Uttur Khan

dispute Succession. — Ghulam Shah prevails. — First Esta-

blishment of British Factory. - Uttur Khan intrigues — Is

defeated, and submits. — Accession of Sirafraz Khan — His

cruelty to Talpúrs.—Revolution.—Ubdul Nubí murders Bijar

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