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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part II. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎112] (123/1262)

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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 ^PERSlAlP D, Relations of Persia with Turkey, 1838-1848 .... 1968
COAST AND (Continued in Period VI, heading G.)
(?) Commission and Second Treaty of Erzeroum, 1843-1847 . . 1968
period v. E r e i at i ons 0 f Persia with other States in the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. ,
1834—1848. 1838-1848 1969
{Continued in Period VI, heading ff.)
F. Relations of Persia with Russia^ 1838-1848 .... 1969
{Continued in Period VI, heading i )
(a) Seizure of Island of Ashwadah in the Caspian by Russia in 1840 , 1969
G. Relations of Persia with France, 1838-1848 .... 1969
{Continued in Period VI, heading F.)
{i) French Military officers replace British in Persian Army, 1839 . 1970
H. Relations of Persia with Britain, 1838-1848 . . . .1970
{Continued in Period VI, heading C.)
{i) Withdrawal to Erzeroum of Sir J. McNeill, British Minister, and
withdrawal from Persia of British military officers, 1838 • . 1971
(n) Lord Palmerston's demands, 11th July 1839 .... 1971
{Hi) Guarantee given by Persian Government in 1840 of immunity
from punishment by Persian authorities without the knowledge
of the British Minister of servants and dependents of the
British Mission ... B ... . 1972
{iv) Return to Tehran of British Minister, 1841 .... 1973
(v) Sir J. McNeill's " Commercial Treaty " of 28fch October 1841, and
the appointments of a Consul at Tehran and Consul-General
at Tabriz and the Resident at Bushire recognised for the first
time 1973
{vi) Farman relating to Bankruptcies, 1844 ..... 1973
{vii) Farman relating to Slave Trade, 1848 ..... 1974
I. British official matters in Persia generally, 1834-1848 . . 1974
{Continued in Period VI, headings D and L.)
{i) British Representatives at Tehran, 1834-1848 .... 1974
{ii) Retransfer of Tehran Legation to His Majesty's Government, 1835,
but Indian officers still appointed as Ministers , . . 1974
{in) Abolition of post of Assistant to the Resident at Bushehr resolved
by Government of India in 1835 but successfully opposed by
Government of Bombay From c. 1668-1858, the East India Company’s administration in the city of Bombay [Mumbai] and western India. From 1858-1947, a subdivision of the British Raj. It was responsible for British relations with the Gulf and Red Sea regions. in 1838 and agaii^ in 1841 . . , 1975
J. Affairs of the Persian Coast and Islands, 1834-1848 . . 1976
{Continued in Period VI, heading I.)
{i) Garrison of 200 Persian Sarbaz posted on Kharag Island, 1843 . 1980
K. British relations with Persian Coast and Islands, 1834-1848 1981
{Continued in Period VI, heading J.)

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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' [‎112] (123/1262), 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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