The picture above shows a portion of the back of a Red Seal Document issued in the name of the King in 1846 just prior to the Kot Massacre. It bears he signatures of several of leading historical figures including that of Jang Bahadur, the founder of the Rana dynasty of hieretiary prime ministers who ruled Nepal until 1951. The full document may be seen on the last page of the section listed below as "A Period of Chaos 1837-1846."
I have learned much since these pages were made. The information that they contain is basically correct. However, there is much more to the story than is shown. I intend to completely replace them over the next few months.