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01 In the Name of God, the Merciful, the Compassionate. [Introductory praise of God, the supreme Artificer. Very abstract and formal.]
02 Scheme of the horoscope of the auspicious accession of H. M. the King of Kings. [Technical astrological material.]
03 Account of the Establishment of the New and Divine Era from the Accession of H. M. the Shahinshah. [A new dating system is created to mark the occasion; its technical details.]
04 Firman of Jalalu-d-Din Muhammad Akbar Padshah Ghazi. [The royal edict that justifies and explains the new dating system, and decrees its adoption.]
05 Account of the great Administrators of the Imperial Territories at the time of H. M. the Shahinshah's Accession. [Basically, the capable Bairam Khan is in supreme charge of everything.]
06 The seizure of Shah Abu-l-Ma'ali and his being put into confinement. [He had been a confidant of Humayun's, and behaved with unacceptable, even seditious arrogance toward the new ruler.]
07 [1556] Beginning of the first Divine year after the holy accession of H. M. the Shahinshah, viz., the year Farwardin of the first cycle [in March 1556]. [Amidst universal rejoicing a remission of taxes is granted, and many other gifts are presented to and received from various nobles.]
08 Account of the disloyalty of M. Sulaiman, his siege of the fort of Kabul, his peaceable retirement, and victory of the imperial servants. [A potentially dangerous threat is defused by a combination of military maneuvers and the Kabul fort commander Mun'im Khan's clever trickery.]
*09* The arrival of news of the sedition-mongering of Hemu, and the march of the army of fortune to quell the strife of that evilly-ending miscreant.
*10* Detachment of victorious troops from the army of H. M. the Shahinshah by way of an advanced force. 
*11* Victory of H. M. the Shahinshah's army in the battle with Hemu, his capture, and his undergoing capital punishment.
12 March of H. M. the Shahinshah's army from Delhi towards the Punjab to put down the sedition of Sikandar, the pursuit of him, and the siege of the fort of Mankot. [Particular honors are bestowed on Bairam Khan.]
*13* [1557] Beginning of the second year Ilahi from the date of the Accession, viz., the year Ardibihisht of the first cycle [in March 1557].
*14* Arrival of H. M. Miriam-Makani and the other chaste ladies, and H. M. the Shahinshah's march to meet them.
*15* Capture of the fort of Mankot, and return of the Shahinshah's army to Lahore, and other fortunate occurrences.
16 [1558] Beginning of the third Divine year from the date of the accession of H. M. the Shahinshah to wit the year Khurdad of the first cycle [in March 1558]. [After celebrating, the army heads back toward Delhi.]
*17* March of the world-conquering army of the Shahinshah to Delhi and its arrival at that wondrous city.
18 H. M. the Shahinshah's inclination for elephants, and the fighting of raging elephants. [Accounts of exactly that, somewhat mystically interpreted.]
*19* H. M. the Shahinshah's progress to Agra, and other occurrences.
*20* [1559] Beginning of the fourth Divine year from the sacred accession of the Shahinshah, to wit, the year Tir of the first cycle [in March 1559].
*21* The imprisonment of the Nasir-ul-Mulk Pir Muhammad Khan by Bairam Khan.
22 [1560] Beginning of the fifth year Ilahi from the sacred accession of the Shahinshah, viz., the year Amardad of the first cycle [in March 1560]. [Spring begins, and everyone is happy.]
*23* Hunting-expedition of H. M. the Shahinshah and the removal of the veil from the actions of Bairam Khan.
24 Awakening of Bairam Khan from the sleep of neglect, and his seeking to rectify his affairs, and his going astray. [Bairam Khan is rebuked and exiled, and Maham Anaga gains in power]
*25* March of the Shahinshah's army of fortune from Delhi to put down the sedition of Bairam Khan, and other dominion-increasing events.
26 Return of the royal cavalcade from Jahjhar, and the sending of troops to arrest Bairam Khan's progress. [Bairam Khan feigns repentance and submission]
27 Bairam Khan's rebellion becomes manifest: he flings off the mask and goes to the Panjab. [Bairam Khan sends humble messages, Akbar replies with a firman]
28 Firman of Jalalu-d-Din u-ad-Duniya Akbar Padshah Ghazi. [Akbar lays out the case for repentance and demands submission; Bairam Khan sets off toward the Punjab]
*29* The despatch of the Khan A'zam Shamsu-d-Din Muhammad Khan Atka with an army to quell the sedition of Bairam Khan. The expedition of H. M. the Shahinshah in the same direction. The kindling of the fires of battle between the army of fortune and Bairam Khan, and the victory of the imperial servants.
30 Arrival of the Shahinshah at Lahore, and other events. [The Atka Khan receives much honor, and rich estates in the Punjab]
*31* Expedition of the Shahinshah to the Siwalik Mountains, and the completion of the affair of Bairam Khan.
*32* March of the Shahinshah from the Panjab to Agra, his casting the shadow of fortune over Delhi, and from thence proceeding by water to the capital.
*33* Conquest of Malwa.
*34* [1561] Beginning of the sixth year from the sacred accession, viz., the Ilahi year Shahriyur of the first cycle [in March 1561].
*35* Rapid march of the Shahinshah to Malwa, his casting his justice-distributing shadow over the land, and his return to the Capital.
*36* Account of the strange story and of the wonderful adventure which happened to His Majesty the Shahinshah.
*37* Expedition of the Shahinshah's to the eastern provinces, the submission of the Khan Zaman, and the return to Agra.
*38* Brief account of Khwaja Mu'inu'd-Din Chishti: may his grave be holy.
*39* His Majesty's visit to Ajmir, and his marriage with Bihari Mal's daughter.
*40* [1562] Beginning of the seventh year from the sacred accession, viz., the Ilahi year Mihr of the first cycle [in March 1562].
*41* The Battle of Paronkh which His Majesty the Shahinshah personally conducted.
*42* The appointment of 'Abdullah Khan Uzbeg to the territory of Malwa.
43 Copy of the letter of the illustrious Shah. [Shah Tahmasp Safavi, ruler of Persia, sends Akbar a letter full of flowery compliments.]
*44* The punishment of Adham Khan by the justice of the Shahinshah.
*45* The promotion of I'timad Khan and the consignment to him of the management of the crown-lands.
46 [1563] Beginning of the eighth divine year from the holy accession of the Shahinshah, viz., the year Aban of the first cycle [in March 1563]. [Various victories and successes.]
*47* Appointment of Mun'im Khan Khan-Khanan to Kabul and what followed thereon.
*48* Conquest of the country of the Gakhars owing to the valour of the imperial troops.
49 The second coming of Shah Abu-al Ma'ali, and his strife-mongering, and his wandering in the desert of downfall.
*50* March of the Shahinshah's cortege to Delhi, and the casting of the shade of the umbrella of auspiciousness over that city: the entry of a thorn into the rose-leaf elements of the Shahinshah and of its changing into an era of auspiciousness, and of his proximity to the Divine Protection.
*51* [1564] Beginning of the ninth divine year from the accession, to wit, the year Azar of the first cycle [in March 1564]

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