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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part II. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎2671] (1188/1262)

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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. .


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Richard Bickerton Pemell, Ambassador
Lord (afterwards Yis-
count) Lyons.
The Hon'ble
The Right Hon'ble Henry
George (afterwards Sir
Henry) Elliot.
Mr. Henry Barron (after
wards Sir Henry Page
Mr. (afterwards the Right
Hon'ble Sir) Horace
Mr. Sidney Locock .
Robert Arthur Gascogne
Cecil (Marquess of Salis
The Right Hon'ble Austin
Henry (afterwards Sir
Henry) Layard.
William Charge d'Affaires
Ambassador . .
Charge d'Affaires .
Ditto .
Special Ambassador
Special Ambassador ad
interim. *
The Hon'ble
Mr. (afterwards the Right
Hon'ble Sir) Baldwin
The Right Hon'ble George
(afterwards Viscount)
Mr. (afterwards Sir) Fre
derick St. John.
The Hon'ble (afterwards
the Right Hon'ble) Sir
Francis Richard Plun-
Frederick Temple, Earl of
Dnfferin (afterwards
Marquess of Duffer in
and Ava).
Charge d*Affaires .
Minister Plenipotentiary
ad interim.
Special Ambassador
Charge d'Affaires
Ambassador .
Date or period of i ppointmeut.
10th August 1865 to 5tli July
9th September 186i to 14th
May 1865.
6th July 1867 to 30th Decem
ber 1877.
26th July to 19th October 1867
and 11th November 1869 to
7th May 1870.
9th January to 12th May 1878,
7th January to 21st May 1874.
8th November 1876. Returned
to England 6th February
Blst March 1877,
31sfc December 1877 to Slst
December 1880.
26th January to 20th April
22nd February to 5th May
6th May 1880 to 25th May
9th December 1880 to^ 11th
February 1881.
27th May to 14th June 1881.
26th May 1881 to 20th October

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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:

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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.

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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.

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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part II. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎2671] (1188/1262), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/20/C91/2, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 1 March 2024]

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