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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part II. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎74] (85/1262)

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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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(m) Dhabitiyah posts established by Turks on islands of Musallamiyah
and Jinnah 986
C. Piracies upon the Hasa Coast, 1881-1907 .... 987
(i) Turkish inaction in regard to piracies- ..... 987
(ii) Discussions between Britain and the Porte in regard to piracies,
1883-1889 988
(a) Action on land taken by the Turks, 1889 . . . 988
(5) Armed boat detailed by the Turks to convoy boats between
Qatif and Bahrain, 1892 ..... 989
(iit) Discussion as to British policy in regard to piracies, 1891 . . 989
(iv) Reparation for piracies on Bahrain boats refused by the Turks . 991
(v) Piracies of Ahlnad-bin^Salman, 1902-1907 .... 991
(vi) British action in regard to Ahmad-bin-Salman's piracies . . 993
D. British relations with Hasa, 1871*1907 , . . . 994
(i) History of the British Indian community established in Qatif in
1864 994
{a) Withdrawal of Hindu Merchants from Qatif in 1895 . 995
(5) Hindu merchants in 1901 offer to contribute towards pay
of a British Consular Representative at Qatif and
again in 1903 ,995
(ii) Question of British representation for Hasa considered^ 1903 . 995
E. External relations of Hasa other than those with Great
Britain, 1871-1907 996
(t) Relations with Bahrain ........ 996
(a) Massacre of Bahrain Shaikhs and their followers in
Hasa and British representations to Porte, 1900-1904 . 906
(ii) Relations With Qatar and Trucial 'Oman ..... 998
(in) Relations with Kuwait o £ * , 4 4 9©8
(a) Turkish Irade authorised telegraph line from Basrah to
Qatif vtd Kuwait in 1899. Line however not
constructed ••..... 998
(iv) Relations with Najd . 093
From rotrndation of Kuwait in 1716 to temTora-
?^o 0CATIC L N 0F ® :Rms H Factory An East India Company trading post. there from
1798 T0 1795 iOOO
A. Early history, 1716-1793— .... . 1000
' ^ "divisioM IJT k V " H " le consisting of three
^ ' the J^atunah, the A1 Khalifah, and the &1 Subah
(n) Relations with the Dutch, 1758
(,<<) E QaClJ^ tlle JalSM ^»nd"Al Khalifah to 'zub «ah in'

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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' [‎74] (85/1262), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/20/C91/2, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 28 November 2023]

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