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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part II. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎70] (81/1262)

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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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FROM 1869,
J. Eelatioijs of Bahrain with Persia, 1895-1904 . . * 935
{Continued in heading 0 (m) heloiv.)
(J) Question of the political status of natives of Bahrain in Persia,
1899 935
(n) Attempt of Belgian Director of Persian customs to post Persian
pusfopi^ Officials at Bahrain, 1901 . . . . .935
K. Relations of Bahraiji with America, 1895-1904 , . , 936
{%) " Arabian Mission " established, 1893 ..... 936
{ii) Complaints by Shaikh against Mr, Zwemer, 1899 . . • 936
(w) Question of purchase of land in 1901 by Mr. Zwemer as affected
by the Exclusiye Agreement of 1892 ..... 936
{iv) " Mason Memorial Hospital" opened, 1902 .... 937
L. Relations of Bahrain with Germany, 1895-1904 . f 937
{Continued in heading O {iv) below.)
{i) Establishment of a German firm, Messrs. E, Wonckhaus and Co.
in Bahrain, 1901 . 937
{ii) Importation of alcoholic liquors into Bahrain prohibited, 1 1900 . 937
{Hi) Question of purchase by the German firm of house property, 1902 937
{iv) Question of political status and protection of Germans and other
Europeans in Bahrain, 1900 ...... 938
M, Relations of Bahrain with France, 1895-1904
{Continued in heading O {iv) below.)
{i) French Government enquire.if there is any objection to the inclusion
of Bahrain in the jurisdiction of the French Vice-Consulate at
Bushher, 1904 , , .
N. Rupture between Britain and Bahrain, 1904-1905
{Continued in heading O {i) below.)
{i) Misbehaviour of 'Ali-bin-Ahmad, 1904 .....
{ii) Outrages on Mr. Wonckhaus and Co., September 1904
{Hi) Attack upon Persians, November 1904
{iv) Redress demanded by German Consul at Bushehr from Shaikh of
Bahrain direct ......
0) British ultimatum delivered to Shaikh, 25th February 1905
{vi) Submission of Shaikh to British terms which included amongst
others deportation of Shaikh 'Ali and abolition of Sukhrah "
or forced labour .....
{m) Warning conveyed to the Mullas Jasim and Ahmed, who with
Sharidah and Muhammad-bin-Abdul Wahab of Darin were
among the more mischievous of the Shaikh's advisers
{viii) Shaikh Hamad, the heir-apparent, also warned that his ultimate
recognition would depend on his future conduct
O. External affairs and foreign interests in Bahrain, 1905-
1907 .
{i) British relations
(a) No progress with reform|of custom

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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' [‎70] (81/1262), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/20/C91/2, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 19 July 2024]

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