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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part II. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎12] (23/1262)

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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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PERIOD IV.
1653—1722.
Xlt
CHAPTER!; . ■ ^ PR « e -
PERSIAN GULF The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. . p. Relations of the East India Company with Persia, 165o-
1722 . 56
{Continued in Period V, heading C.)
(«) Farman obtained from Shah Husain dated 18th June 1697, on lines
of the " Farraan of 1617 " with 20 subsidiary grants . . 61
(u) Discredit to the English from prevalence of Piracy, 1705-1707 . 62
(Hi) History of the English moiety of the Bandar 'Abbas cutsoms, 1653-
1722 63
G. Proceedings of the Dutcli^ 1653-1722 65
{Continued in Period V, heading I.)
(t) General predominance of the Dutch over the English, 1654-1684 , 65
(ii) Dutch commence to lose credit, 1688-1689 ..... 67
H. Proceedings of the Portuguese^ 1653-1722 , 68
{Continued in Period f, heading H.)
I. Proceedings of the French, 1653-1772 . . . . . 71
{Continued in Period V, heading J.)
{i) French East India Company establish a factory An East India Company trading post. at Bandar 'Abbas
in 1677 71
J. Trade of the East India Company, 1653-1722 . . . 71
{Continued in Period F, heading F.)
K. East India Company's Establishments in the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. ,
1653-1722 . 77
{Continued in Period f, heading G.)
(t) Staff •••••••..,, 77
(n) Stations {a) Bandar 'Abbas, {b) Shiraz, (c) Isfahan ... 77
L. 'Oman affairs, 1653-1722 , ^
{Continued in Period f, heading K {%).)
{i) Piracy and aggressions on Persia by 'Omanis, 1699-1707 . . 79
(ii) Seizure of Persian islands by 'Omanis about 1720 ... 79
mZms. PERI0D v.
1722-1763.
Prom the Invasion of Persia by the Afghans
in 1722 to the removal of the british
Headquarters in the Gulf from Bandar
'Abbas in 1763 ....
A. Events in Europe and India, 1722-1763
J CmH *' T Ued in
W The SJeaan Wars, 1742-1748 and " Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle," 1748
{ii) The several years' war, 1756-1763
{Hi) Thc'MSlack Hole" of Caleutta, and the "Victory of Plassey,"
80
80
80
80
81

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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)
Arrangement

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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