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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part II. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎110] (121/1262)

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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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F. Relations of Persia with Russia, 1797-1834 . . . .
{Continued in Period V, headings A and F.)
{i) First Russo-Persian War and Treaty of Gulistan, 24th October 1913
(n) Second Russo-Persian War and Treaty of Turkmanchia, 21st
February 1828 . . • • ....
(For modification reference passports, see page 191.)
G. Relations of Persia with France^ 1797-1834 . . . .
{Continued in Period F, heading Gn )
{%) Treaty of Finkinstein with Napoleon, 10th May 1807
(n) Draft Commercial Treaty of 1807 ceding Kharag Island to France .
H. Relations of Persia with Britain, 1797-1834
{Continued in Period V, headings A and K.)
(i) Mission of Mehdi 'Ali Khan to Persia, 1798 ....
(ii) First Mission of Captain John Malcolm, 1799-1801
(Hi) Political and Commercial Treaties of 28th January 1801
(iv) Failure of Governor-General of India to ratify above in 1807
(v) Second mission of General Malcolm, 1808 ....
(vi) Mission of Sir Harford Jones, 1808 .....
(vii) Preliminary and Definitive Treaties of 1809 ....
(viii) Third mission of General Malcolm, 1810 .....
(ix) Appointment of Sir Gore Ouseley as Ambassador Extraordinary,
1810 * . .
(a?) Morier Ellis Definitive Treaty of 25th November 1814 (see also
pages 1950 and 180)
(a) Modification of above treaty in 1828 ....
(xi) British representatives at Teheran, 1808-1834 . . i .
(a) Responsibility for supervising British interests reverted
to Government of India in 1823 ....
{Continued in Period V, heading 1.)
(xii) British officers in the Persian Army, 1828-1834 ♦
I. Affairs of the Persian Coast and Islands, 1797-1834
(Continued in Veriod F, heading J.)
(i) Position and Jurisdiction of Shaikh of Bushehr in 1802
(ii) His jurisdiction extended to Kazaran in ] 830 ....
J. British relations with Persian Coast and Islands, 1797-1834
{Continued in Period V, heading K.)
(i) Connection of Persia with British operations against the Qawsaim
(ii) Scheme for establishment of a British Naval and Military base
m a central position in the Gulf and trials made
(a) At Ras-al-Khaimah in 1819 . . . ,
(5) At Qishm in 1820 ....
(c) At Dairistan opposite Hanjam in 1820 .

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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' [‎110] (121/1262), 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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