Skip to item: of 1,262
Information about this record Back to top
Open in Universal viewer
Open in Mirador IIIF viewer

'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part II. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎50] (61/1262)

This item is part of

The record is made up of 1 volume (1165 pages). It was created in 1915. It was written in English and Arabic. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers Documents collected in a private capacity. .


This transcription is created automatically. It may contain errors.

Apply page layout

FROM 1888.
(а) Dismissal from Sultan's service of 'Abdul 'Aziz
(б) 5% interest to be paid on balance of the rebellion
indemnity of 1895 .....
(c) Equality of taxation between British and 'Oman sub
(d) All import duties and export duty on dates'to be reduced
to 5% in accordance with treaty ....
(e) Cancellation of the concession to the French .
(vt) Sultan summoned on board the flagship .....
(mi) Submission of Sultan to British demands and public cancellation of
the concession ........
H. French policy in ^Oman after 1899
(i) French coaling station question settled by sharing the British coal
yards in Makallah cove. May 1900 .....
(n) Progress of the French flag question—
(a) Intimation by Sultan to French Vice-Consul that he did
not recognise right of the French to exercise jurisdic
tion over 'Oman subjects in 'Oman, 16th February
1899 . . . . . . . .
(d) Suris agree to renounce French protection and return all
French flags in this possession, 12th Jane 1900
(c) Public edict and proclamation by Sultan in regard to
use of foreign flags, 15th June and 6th August
190 0
(d) French Government intimate that no more French papers
of protection would be issued, 29th June 1900 .
(e) Peremptory claim by French to entire jurisdiction over
French flag-holders, 23rd January 1902 .
(/) British protest against claim as being opposed to Declar
ation of 1862 . . . ,
(^) Withdrawal of French claim and statement that all she
demanded was -rights of surveillance and police over
vessels bearing the French flag," 1902
« Crisis due b. the "Khadhra" case at Sur and a quarau-
tine incident at Masqat, 1903 ....
(0 Decision to refer question to the Hague, 1903
(m) Proceedings at the Hague
* • ♦ •
(a) Court assembled, 25th July 1905
(t>) Decision of the tribunal, 8th August 1905
(c) Carrying out of the award, 1905-1906
I. Relations with Britain after 1899
W Muhammad-bin-'Azzan in
(n) Visit of Saiyid Taimur to India for the 190S Dnr^o • i
by Saiyid Yusuf Zawawi and Ahmad-bin^Nasir accom P amed
(m) Visit of Lord Cnrzon and conferment on Sultan of G.C I E "
MLiquidation of British claims from the " Zanzibar " subsidy 1900 '
(e) Loans to the Sultan . . suosiay, tyoo .
(«i) Question of British control of the Sultan 's "customs 1 " *
gency Surgeon placed in charge of the whole of tti/. cj if- ''
sanitary administration and staff aL , . ans
physician, 1st October 1900 appointed private

About this item


This volume is Volume I, Part II (Historical) of the Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. , ’Omān and Central Arabia (Government of India: 1915), compiled by John Gordon Lorimer and completed for press by Captain L Birdwood.

Part II contains an 'Introduction' (pages i-iii) written by Birdwood in Simla, dated 10 October 1914, 'Table of Chapters, Annexures, Appendices and Genealogical Tables' (pags v-viii), and 'Detailed Table of Contents' (ix-cxxx). These are also found in Volume I, Part IA of the Gazetteer (IOR/L/PS/20/C91/1).

Part II consists of three chapters:

  • 'Chapter X. History of ’Arabistān' (pages 1625-1775);
  • 'Chapter XI. History of the Persian Coast and Islands' (pages 1776-2149);
  • 'Chapter XII. History of Persian Makrān' (pages 2150-2203).

The chapters are followed by nineteen appendices:

Extent and format
1 volume (1165 pages)

Volume I, Part II is arranged into chapters that are sub-divided into numbered periods covering, for example, the reign of a ruler or regime of a Viceroy, or are arbitrarily based on outstanding land-marks in the history of the region. Each period has been sub-divided into subject headings, each of which has been lettered. The appendices are sub-divided into lettered subject headings and also contain numbered annexures, as well as charts. Both the chapters and appendices have further subject headings that appear in the right and left margins of the page. Footnotes appear occasionally througout the volume at the bottom of the page which provide further details and references. A 'Detailed Table of Contents' for Part II and the Appendices is on pages cii-cxxx.

Physical characteristics

The foliation sequence is circled in pencil, in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. of each folio. It begins on the first folio with text, on number 879, and ends on the last folio with text, on number 1503.

Written in
English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
View the complete information for this record

Use and share this item

Share this item
Cite this item in your research

'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part II. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎50] (61/1262), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/20/C91/2, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 1 March 2024]

Link to this item
Embed this item

Copy and paste the code below into your web page where you would like to embed the image.

<meta charset="utf-8"><a href="">'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part II. J G Lorimer. 1915' [&lrm;50] (61/1262)</a>
<a href="">
	<img src="!280,240/0/default.jpg" alt="" />
IIIF details

This record has a IIIF manifest available as follows. If you have a compatible viewer you can drag the icon to load it. in Universal viewerOpen in Mirador viewerMore options for embedding images

Use and reuse
Download this image