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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part II. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎2666] (1183/1262)

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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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British Diplomatic Representatives at the Court of Turkey,
Date or period of appointment.
Mr. William Harborne
.. ...
Employed in 1584. Left Con
stantinople 3rd August 1688.
Mr. (afterwards SirEdwarcT
Agent in charge from 3rd
August 1588. Died towards
the end of 1597.
Sir Henry Lello
Resident in February 1598.
Credentials continuing employ-
melit (about) 1603.
Sir Thomas Glover f
Commission, 16th August 1606.
Succeeded Sir H. Lello, 8th
Pebruary 1607.
Sir P. Pindar
Succeeded Sir T. Glover, 8th
December 1611.
Sir Jolm Eyre
Commission, 14th December
1619. Kecalled 9th July 1621.
Resigned charge to Mr. Chap
man 12th December 1621.
Mr. John Chapman (bearer
of Sir J. Eyre's recall).
Appointed Kesident 9th July
Sir T. Eoe
[Sir T. Phillips
* • • • •«
Appointed 9th July 1621, vice
Sir J. Eyre. Arrived 1st
April 1622. Asked to be re
lieved 29th July 1626. Suc
ceeded by Sir P. Wych, 6th
April 1628.
Appointed 16th April 1625, and
received credentials under that
date, but apparently did not
proceed to Constantinople.]
Sir P. Wych ("the 8th
Credentials, 20th March 1627.
Arrived 5th April 1628.
Sir Sackville Crowe.
•# # • t«
Credentials, 16th June 1638.
Instructions, 14th July 1638.
Arrived October 1638 in the
absence of the Grand Seignor.
Took charge of the Embassy
April 1639.
Sir Thomas Bendysh
Credentials, 21st January 1647.
Recalled 16th August 1663.
Mr. Richard Lawrence
Appointed 16th August 1653,
vice Sir T. Bendysh. Arrived
March 1654.

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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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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part II. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎2666] (1183/1262), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/20/C91/2, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 9 December 2023]

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