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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part II. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎115] (126/1262)

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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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I. General history of Persian Coast and Islands, 1848-1896,
and of the administration of Fars, 1872-1896
(Continued in Period VII, heading F.)
(i) The last Arab Shaikh of Bushehr, 1850 .....
(ii) Weekly Persian post established between Bushehr and Tehran, 1877,
and supersession of British arrangements ....
(Hi) Construction in 1885 by a German firm of the " Persepolis " and
" Susa," the latter for the Karun, vide Chapter X, Period IV,
heading G (viii) .........
(iv) Extent of Fars in 1872 ; did not apparently include Behbehan
(a) Gradual separation of Bushehr and coast ports from
Pars, 1882-1887
(b) Behbehan apparently under Bushehr in 1876 .
(v) (a) History of Bushehr, 1872-1896 .....
(b) Histories of Dilam, Hyat Davud, Rudhilleh, Angali,
and Dashtistan, 1872-1896 .....
(e) Histories of Tangistan and Dashti, 1872-1896
(d) History of Shlbkuh, 1872-1896 .....
(e) History of Lingeh, 1872-1896, The last Arab Shaikh,
1887 .
(f) History of Sirri Island, 1887-1888 ....
(t/) History of Bunder 'Abbas, 1872-1896 ....
(A) History of Kishm Island, 1872-1896 ....
(i) See entries (viii) under next heading for Qais Island.
(?) See entries (viii), (ix) and (a?) under heading L for Basidu,
Jashk and Hanjam.
J. British relations with the Persian Coast and Islands, 1848-
1896 .
{Continued in Period VII, heading if.)
{%) Outbreak of Anglo-Persian War and British flag hoisted on Kharag
Island, 4th December 1856 . . ....
( m ) Capture of Bushehr, 10th December 1856 .....
(in) Sir J. Outram's opinion as to the value of Kharag Island
{iv) Resident instructed in 1860 to address himself in future to Karguzar
and not to Local Governor ......
{v) British measures for relief of famine, 1870-1872 ....
(vi) Requests by Persian authorities to be supplied with lists of British
subjects and dependents and replies given, 1877-1883
(vii) Affairs on Qais Island and its ownership, 1879-1880
{viii) Import free of duty by members of British mission based on Treaty
of Turkmanchai and Treaty of Peace, 1857, read together,
1888 . ' 2086
(ix) Arab ringleaders of disturbance on board a British India ship
arrested by British man-of-war and tried and punished at
Bombay, 1891 2087
K. British commercial and general interests on the Persian
Coast and Islands, 1848-1896 ..... 2087
{Continued in Period F//, heading I.)
{%) Instructions of 1856 reference interference by Resident in claims
of British Indian merchants against Chiefs and other on the
shores of the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. . , , . .

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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' [‎115] (126/1262), 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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