This voluminous book highlights the history of the princely chiefs of the number of small states located in the composite Punjab and their political relations with the British Empire during the British colonial rule in India in the 19th century. From the biographical and genealogical details of the prominent princely chiefs called Rajas, it includes their territorial control, military strength and their political relations with British. It is one of the earliest accounts on this topic and is treated as a reference material by many historians of Punjab and Sikh history. The author who served as undersecretary of the British government of Punjab had an intimate knowledge of the prominent ruling families of Punjab.
Ala Singh, Amar Singh, Attari wala Family, Bhag Singh, Baghel Singh, Bhanga Singh, Charat Singh, Deso Mai, Fatah Singh Ahluwalia, Gajpat Singh, Garibdas, Hari Singh, Jassa Singh Ramgahria, Ambala, Kapurthala, Patiala, Nabha, Jind, Thanesar, Kapur Singh, Faizalpuria, Khushal Singh Jamadar, Ranjit Singh Maharaja, Lahore, 
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