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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part II. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎46] (57/1262)

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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 xi.
{%) Position at commencements of Turkfs reign, and rival factions
(a) Ibrahim-bin-Qais (brother of 'Azzan) at Sohar
(J) Faisal-bin-Hamud (cousin of 'Azzan) at Rastaq
(c) Baraimi in the hands of the Wahhabis
(rf) Salim-bin-Thuwaini, the ex-Sultan living at Qishm .
(e) 5 Abdul 'Aziz, Turki's brother, in occupation of Gwadar in
1871 * * *
(ii) Chahbar passes finally into the hands of the Persians .
(m) Recapture of Gwadar in 1872 and deportation to India of 'Abdu
'Aziz o *
{iv) Reconciliation with 'Abdul 'Aziz, 1874 . . • •
(v) Hinawi-Ghafiri disturbances, 1874-1875 ....
{vi) Retirement of Turki to Gwadar in 1875, 'Abdul 'Aziz being left in
(vii) Cause of Turki's initial want of success ....
Relations with British, 1871-1875 ....
{Continued in heading E helow.)
(i) Anti-Slave Trade Treaty of 1873 .....
(ii) Regrant of the " Zanzibar" subsidy on condition of fulfilment of
treaty engagements with Britain, expenditure being divided
equally between Home and Indian Governments
(Hi) British support at first given to Turki but , is confined to action at
sea} later support is confined to good officers only .
(iv) British policy as regards recovery of British claims . . .
C. Regency of ^Abdul ; Aziz, 1875
(Continued in heading D helow?)
(i) Sudden return of Turki in 1875 ......
D. Events in ; Oman from the return of Tnrki to the attack by
Salih-bin-'Ali and ^Abdul 'Aziz on Masqat^ 1876-1883 .
(Continued in heading F helow.)
(t) Disturbances caused by Salih bin 'Ali, Ibrahim-bin-Qais, and 'Abdul
'Aziz and attacks on Masqat.......
(a) ThirdJattack was by way of the Wadi A seasonal or intermittent watercourse, or the valley in which it flows. -al-Kabir and not
vid Matrah as usual .....
E. Relations with British, 1875-1883 . , , . .
(Continued in heading O helow.)
(i) History of the " Zanzibar " subsidy ......
(a) The subsidy became an entirely Indian charge from 1st
September 1883, the date on which Britain assumed
exclusive charge of Zanzibar affairs ....
(5) Subsidy was fixed in 1773 at Rs. 86,400
(ii) British policy one of modified support of the Sultan
(a) Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. informed in 1881 that on Turki's death
Government of India would not interfere in event of
succession being disputed unless to prevent reunion of
Oman and Zanzibar
.... a
(Hi) The protection of British subjects and recovery of British claims
(tv) Question of the levy of illegal harbour dues at Khor-al-Haiar and
Khor-al-Jaramah, 1877-1880 . .
49 3
49 4

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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' [‎46] (57/1262), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/20/C91/2, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 20 July 2024]

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