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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part II. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎65] (76/1262)

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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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C, Growth of Bahrain as a pirate depot 845
{i) Bahrain affairs in connection with the British expedition against
Kas-al-Khaimah, 1819-1820 ...... 846
(n) Submission of Bahrain to 'Oman, 1820, and payment of tribute . 847
(m) Bahrain signs " General Treaty of Peace," 23rd February 1820 . 848
D. Events in Bahrain, 1820-1829 848
{%) Extraordinary and unauthorised agreement signed at Shiraz by
Captain Bruce, the Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. , explicitly admitting the
title of Persia to possession of Bahrain, 30th August 1822 , 849
(u) Immediate disavowal of agreement by Bombay Government . . 849
{iii) Position at Bahrain in 1823-1825 ...... 850
{iv) Feud between Rahmah-bin-Jabir and the Shaikhs of Bahrain, until
death of former in 1825 ...... 851
{v) Renewed designs of 'Oman on Bahrain and British protests . . 851
{vi) Third and last attack on Bahrain by 'Oman, 1828 . . , 853
{yii) Treaty of peace concluded between Bahrain and 'Oman, 2nd Decem
ber 1829 ......... 855
From the peace with 'Oman in 1849 to the
Expulsion op 'Abdtjllah-bin-Ahmad prom the
Shaikhship op Bahrain in 1843 .... 856
A. General history, 1830-183H 856
(i) Re-establishment of Wahhabi influence in Hasa, submission to them
of Bahrain, and payment made of Zakat, 1830 . . . 856
(n) Supremacy of Wahhabi repudiated by Bahrain, 1833, and Tarut
Island captured, 1834 857
(in) Rebellion in Qatar, 1835 . . . • ... 857
{iv) Rapprochement with Wahhabis and nominal tribute paid them, 1836 858
(v) Ineptitude and bad Government of Shaikh 'Abdullah . , . 855
B. British relations with Bahrain, 1830-18'S9 .... 859
{Continued in Period IV, heading j^.)
{i) Non-inclusion of Bahrain in the Maritime Truce of 1835 . , 860
(n) Extension of the Restrictive Line to Bahrain, 1836 . . . 860
C. Relations of Bahrain with the Egyptians, and Bahrain
affairs, 1838-1840 . 861
{i) Arrival of the Egyptians in Hasa and demands on Bahrain, 1838 . 861
{ii) British attitude in regard to the Egyptians .... 862
(in) Application of Shaikh for help to Persia and arrival of a Persian
Envoy, 1838 862
{iv) Sudden submission of Shaikh o f Bahrain to Egyptians and payment
to tribute, 1839 . . . . . . , . 865
{v) Retirement of the Egyptians, 1840 866

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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' [‎65] (76/1262), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/20/C91/2, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 4 December 2023]

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