It was also alleged that the plot comprised the deposition of the Khedive and the restoration of Ismail Pasha.
The copy was sent in to Ismail Pasha in his private apartments.
But Ismail Pasha boasts that "he has not a drop of Turkish blood in his veins."
Let mention be made here of Ismail Pasha, ex-viceroy of Egypt.
The result was a revolution that drove Ismail Pasha from his throne.
On the left was the army of Ismail Pasha; on the right were the hosts of the Moldavians.
The latter was restored in 1870 by the Khedive Ismail Pasha.
This happened at the very moment when Ismail Pasha was leading the Osmanlis to the tenth assault.
Many others were arrested simply as a matter of precaution, or because they were adherents of Halim or Ismail Pasha.
Nothing further was done until after Ismail Pasha ascended the throne, in 1863.