A late 18th century, Bidriware Hookah base at Louvre, provides an insight into the alliance between Salabat Jung and De Bussy.

After Muzaffar Jung (his nephew) was killed by the Afghans on 13 February 1751, Mir Sa'id Muhammad Khan was proclaimed as the new Nizam near Lakkireddipalli Pass, by the French under De Bussy with the title Asaf-ad-Daulah, Nawab Said Muhammad Khan Bahadur, Salabat Jung, Zafar Jung, Nawab Subahdar of the Deccan.

- Salabat Jung

On 23 November 1753, a Paravana of Asif ad-Dawlah Mir Ali Salabat Jang, Subedar of Deccan conceded to Marquis de Bussy-Castelnau the paraganas of Chicacole, Ellore, Rajahmundry etc. with an annual revenue RS.2, 00,000 for the maintenance of the French troops in the Subah in recognition of the help of these Circars amounted up to 10 lakhs of Rupees per year.

- Marquis de Bussy-Castelnau

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Yanaon

One of the five settlements of French India between 1731 and 1954.

One of the five settlements of French India between 1731 and 1954.

Maximum extent of French influence (1741–1754)
Colonial Yanaon
Regional Administrator Office, Yanam
Sri Potti Sri Ramulu Yanam Bridge
French Commissaire and Madimchetty, Mayor of Yanam in 1940s

Salabat Jang, the son of the Nizam al Mulk, who was indebted for his elevation to the throne to the French East India Company, granted the district of Kondavid to the French in return for their services, and soon afterwards the other Circars.

In December 1753, a paravana of Salabat Jang, Subedar of Deccan conceded to Bussy the paraganas of Chicacole, Ellore, Rajahmundry and Mustafanagar.

Alamgir II

The fifteenth Mughal Emperor of India, who reigned from 3 June 1754 to 29 November 1759.

The fifteenth Mughal Emperor of India, who reigned from 3 June 1754 to 29 November 1759.

Imad-ul-Mulk, a persecutor of the Mughal imperial family, holds a banquet.
Patthargarh fort (literally meaning: "stone stronghold") outside Najibabad, built by Najib ad-Dawlah in 1755, during the reign of the Mughal Emperor Alamgir II.
Mughal artillerymen at Plassey during the Carnatic Wars.
Maratha Confederacy at its zenith in 1760, the Peshwa discussed abolishing the Mughal Empire and placing Vishwasrao on the imperial throne in Delhi.
the Mughal Ambassador
A portrait of Marquis de Bussy-Castelnau.
Silver rupee issued in the name of Alamgir II, date of AH 1172 (c. 1758).
Ahmad Shah Durrani.
Timur Shah Durrani.

These internal conflicts would lead Siraj-ud-Daula to hastily annex Calcutta from the English East India Company, without the permission of the Mughal Emperor Alamgir II and Salabat Jung.

Throughout Alamgir II's reign French commandant de Bussy and Lally and their allies such as Salabat Jung and Hyder Ali greatly contributed to the advancement of forces in the Deccan opposed to the utter dominance of the Maratha renegades, their achievements had earned them fame throughout the influential circles within the Mughal Empire.