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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part II. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎2730] (1247/1262)

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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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540. Constable and
541. Douglas (Captain
J. A.).
542. Dowding (Captaiu
H. H.).
543. Ffrench-Mullen
(Surgeon-Mai or
544. Galindo (Lieuten
ant U. E.).
545. Gerard (Colonel
M. G.).
546. Ditto .
547. Herbert (A.)
548. Hyslop ( )
549. Jayakar (Colonel
P. S. G.), J.M.
550. Jennings (Captain
R. H.).
551. Kemp and
Some r v i 11 e
552. Khanikoff: (N.) .
553. Ma c G r e g o r-
(Lieute n a n t-
Colonel C. M.)
554. Markham (Lieut
enant C. J.).
555. Maunsell (Lieut
enant F R ).
557. Ditto ^'Colonel
F. R)
558. Miles (Colonel) .
Place, date, etc.,
Simla, 1897
Simla, 1903
Simla, 1890
Calcutta, 1883
Simla, 1886
London, 1886
Calcutta, 1886
Simla, 1903
Calcutta, 1883
Calcutta, 1872
Simla, 1889
London, 1904
Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Pilot.
Report on a journey from India to
the Mediterranean.
Notes on Cholera in Persia (Adminis
tration Report, 1889-1890.)
A record of two years' wanderings in
Eastern Persia and Baluchistan.
Notes of a journey through Kurdistan.
Report on routes in Western and
Southern Persia.
Report on the present state of Persia
and her mineral resources. (Consu
Memoir on the climate and diseases of
Southern Turkish Arabia A term used by the British officials to describe the territory roughly corresponding to, but not coextensive with, modern-day Iraq under the control of the Ottoman Empire. .
Report on the Recent Epidemic of
Cholera in Masqat and Matrah
(Administration Report, 1899-
Report of a journey through Western
Reports on Khor Musa and Chahbar
Bay dated respectively 20th June
1903 and lat July 1903.
Translation from the French of J s
Memoir on the Southern Part of
Central Asia.
Central Asia, Part V.
Narrative of a journey through
Communications in South-Western
Reconnaissances in Mesopotamia, etc.
Handbook of the Turkish Army.
Report on a visit to Dhafar, 1883, in
Government of India, Political Pro
ceedings, May 1884, and visit of
the Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. , Muscat, to Ras
Fartak, 1884 9 in Administration
Report, 1884-1885.

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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.

Physical characteristics

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' [‎2730] (1247/1262), 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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