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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎111] (124/1782)

The record is made up of 2 volumes (1624 pages). It was created in 1915. It was written in English. 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.

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(d) Afc Qais, 1821 ^9^,2
(e) At Qishm again in. 1821 ..... I942
(f) At Salagh, 15 miles west of Dairistau in 1822 . . 1942
(5) And finally at Rasidn in 1822 which thus became a
British station ...... 194,2
(iii) Persian protest against presence of British troops on Kishm and
consequence withdrawal from Basidu, 1822-1823 . . , 1944
(tv) Validity of title of Sultan of 'Oman to Kishm, 1821 . . 1940
(» Unauthorised negotiations of Lieutenant Bruce (Residence,
Bushehr) with Prince Governor of Pars and erroneous admis
sions in regard to ownership of Kishm, 1822 .... 1945
{vi) Establishment of British Naval base first at Mughu and after at
Basidu, 1822-1823 . . , t t 1949
(fu) Questions of Rahdari, British commercial treaties, and Bast, 1827 . 1951
{viii) Question of establishing Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. permanently at Kharag or
elsewhere in Gulf, 1827-1828 . . . . . . 1952
(ix) Desire of Shaikh of Bushehr for British protection, 1828 . 1953
{x) Temporary removal of Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. to Kharagu owing to plague,
1832 .... 1954
(xi) Claim of Shiraz Government'of British protection aginst maritime
aggression, 1832' ........ 1954
K.. British trade with Persia by the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. , 1797-1834 . 1955
{Continued in Period VI, heading K.)
(i) East India Company deprived of their trade monopoly in 1813
and their Political Officers forbidden to engage in trade, 1822 . 1955
(it) The Persian currency in 1802 to 1811 ..... 1957
(iii) Last reference to trade carried on by the East India Company with
Persia, 1819 ........ 1958
(iv) Difficulties due to non-recognition by Persian Government of
Commercial Treaty of 1801 . . .... 1958
L. "he East India Company's establishment in Persia, 1797-
1834 1958
chapter xi.
persian
coast and
islands.
period iv.
1797—1831.
PERIOD V. w* 100 v '
1834—1848.
1834-1848.
E ei^n of M uhammad S hah, 1834 !-184i8 . . . 1959
A. (reneral histroy of Persia (Internal and External), up to
Persian Expedition ag-ainst Herat, 1834-1837 . . . 1959
(t) Anglo-Russian understanding for the maintenance of the integrity
and independence of Persia, 1834 ..... 1960
(ii) Respective position of Britain and Russia in Persia . . . 1961
B. Persian expedition against Herat, 1837-1838 . . . 1962
(Continued in Period VI, heading £.)
C. General history of Persia (Internal), 1838-1848 . • 1966
(Continued in Period VI, heading A.)
(i) Rebellion of the Agha Khan, head of the Isma'ili Sect, 1838-1839 . 1966
(ii) Appearance of Babism, 1844 ....-• 1-9^6

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Theses two volumes make up Volume I, Part IA and Part IB (Historical) (pages i-778 and 779-1624) of the Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. , ’Omān and Central Arabia (Government of India: 1915), compiled by John Gordon Lorimer and completed for press by Captain L Birdwood.

Part 1A contains an 'Introduction' (pages i-iii) written by Birdwood in Simla, dated 10 October 1914. There is also a 'Table of Chapters, Annexures, Appendices and Genealogical Tables' (page v-viii) and 'Detailed Table of Contents' (pages ix-cxxx), both of which cover all volumes and parts of the Gazetteer .

Parts IA and IB consist of nine chapters:

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2 volumes (1624 pages)
Arrangement

Volume I, Part I has been divided into two bound volumes (1A and 1B) for ease of binding. Part 1A contains an 'Introduction', 'Table of Chapters, Annexures, Appendices and Genealogical Trees' and 'Detailed Table of Contents'. The content is arranged into nine chapters, with accompanying annexures, that relate to specific geographic regions in the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. . The chapters are sub-divided into numbered periods according, for example, to 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 annexures focus on a specific place or historical event. Further subject headings also appear in the right and left margins of the page. Footnotes appear occasionally at the bottom of the page to provide further details and references.

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Foliation: 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. The sequence runs through parts IA and IB as follows:

  • Volume I, Part IA: The sequence begins on the first folio with text, on number 1, and ends on the last folio with text, on number 456. Total number of folios: 456. Total number of folios including covers and flysheets: 460.
  • Volume I, Part IB: The sequence begins on the first folio with text, on number 457, and ends on the last folio with text, on number 878. It should be noted that folio 488 is followed by folio 488A. Total number of folios: 423. Total number of folios including covers and flysheets: 427.
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