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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part II. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎14] (25/1262)

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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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PE ^ IAN ^ jULF (i) Events during reign of Nadir Shah, 1716-1V47 . . 97
(c) Events after reign of Nadir Shah, 1747-1763 . . 98
id) Capture and destruction of the British factory An East India Company trading post. at Bandar
'Abbas by the French, October-November 1759 . . 102
E. Affairs on the Persian Coast between Rig and Kungun,
1722-1763 . . . . • • • .110
{Continued in Period VI, headings A, B and C.)
(i) Position at Bushehr in 1755 ....... 110
(ii) Position at Rig and establishment there of a British Factory An East India Company trading post. and
Residency An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. , 1755 Ill
(a) Withdrawal of factory An East India Company trading post. from Rig, 1756 . . . 115
F. Trade of the East India Company 1722-1768 . . . 116
(Continued in Feriod VI, heading S.)
G. East India Company's Establishments in the Persian
Gulf, 1722-1763 122
{Continued in Period VI, heading (7,)
(fc) Organization and nomenclature ...... 122
{d) The head]of the Company's interests known as " Agent "
and his headquarters at Bandar 'Abbas as the " Agency An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, headed by an agent. 122
(5) The term " Honourable Company " in use as early as
1737 122
(n) Staff in Persia ......... 123
(m) Communications and correspondence ..... 127
H. Extinction of Portuguese influence, 1722-1763 , . . 127
I. Proceedings of the Dutch, 1722-1763 . . . , 128
{Continued in Period V1^ heading D.)
CO Dutch re-establish settlement at Bushehr, 1747 . . . 128
{a) Withdrawal again from Bushehr, 1753 . . . 130
(n) Virtual expulsion of Dutch from Basrah in 1752 and occupation
by them of Kharag Island in 1753 ..... 129
(in) Dutch retire from Bandar'Abbas in 1759 .... 132
J. Proceedings of the French, 1722-1763 . * . , 133
period v.
{Continued in Period F/> heading E.)
(0 Withdrawal from Bandar 'Abbas
K. Affairs of the Arabian coast and Turkish ''Iraq, 1722
1763 . i , , 4 9 t
{Continued in Period Vl, headings A, B and C.)
(i) 'Oman. Rise of the Hinawiyah and Ghafiriyah factions in'Oman 135
(ii) Trucial 'Oman ....
(tit) Qatar and Bahrain. Latter seized by the Shaikh of Bushehr
in Lioo K ,
(iv) Kuwait. Governed by the'Atbi family with whom the Dutch at
Jlharag maintained friendly relations from 1753 to 1756
(v) Turkish 'Iraq. British factory An East India Company trading post. established at Basrah, 1723
L ' A im-1763 he Persian C0ast ' ' Arabisten and Makran,
{Continued in Period F/, headings A, B and C.)

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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:

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.

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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' [‎14] (25/1262), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/20/C91/2, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 13 July 2024]

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