<p style='text-align: justify;'>This isolated third and final volume of the <i>Siyar al-Mutaʼakhkhirīn</i> (Review of Modern Times), appears likely completed in early 19th-century India. The author, Ghulām Husain Khān Ṭabaṭāḅāī (b. 1727 or 8) , a son of Patna Vice-Regent Sayyid ‘Alī Khān and cousin of Alīvardī Khān, Nawwab of Bengal (b. 1676 r. 1740–1756), composed this text in circa 1780–1784, and dedicated it to Governor-General of Bengal, Warren Hastings.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'> A general history of India, which relates events after the death of the Mughal Emperor ‘Alamgīr I in 1707 until 26 Muḥarram 1195 AH (22 Jan. 1781 CE). Since the author relates many eyewitness accounts, historians regard it as a preeminent 18th-century source.</p>
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