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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎10] (23/1782)

The record is made up of 2 volumes (1624 pages). It was created in 1915. It was written in English. 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.

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CHAPTER I.
PERSIAN GULF Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf.
PERIOD TI.
1600—1622.
PERIOD III.
1622—1653.
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C. Agreement with the Persians in regard to English co
operation for the capture of Horrauz, 9th January 1 .
{Continued in Period III headings B (0 («) *'
(0 English to be entitled to moiety of the customs dues at lionmu
(n) English goods to enter Hormuz duty-free for ever
\iii) Undertaking of some kind apparently given that of
^ should clear the passages of this Gulf and susta.n the moiety of
the chargo." See also page 30, page 88, and page 209 .
PERIOD III.
1622-] 653.
From the expulsion of the Portuguese from
Hormuz in 1622, to the " First " War
.between the english and the dutch, 1653
A. Portuguese attempts to retake Hormuz 1622-1625 and naval
encounter at Bandar 'Abbas which Dutch assisted
English
(Continued in heading F helow^)
B. Owing to destruction of Hormuz British settle at Bandar
'Abbas, 1623 * . . .
(t) Precarious condition of English trade, 1621-1625
(а) Persians agreed that English should receive moiety of
Bandar 'Abbas customs in lieu of those of Hormuz
{Continued in heading J? (it) below.)
(б) Persian requisitions for naval assistance
{Continued in period V, heading C {in).)
(tt) The Dutch settle at Bandar 'AbbSs about 1623 . ...
{Continued in heading G below.)
C. Sir Dodmore Cotton's embassy to Persia. 1626-1628 .
D. Internal and external affairs of Persia, 1628-1653
{Continued in Period 1V, heading E.)
(t) Death of Shah 'Abbas, 1628 .......
(it) Reign of Shah Safi, 1628-1641 ......
(a) Perso-Turkish frontier treaty of 1639 ....
(n't) Eeign of Shah Abbas XL 1641-1666 .....
E. Relations of the East India Company with the Persian
Government^ 1628-1653
{Continued in Period IV, heading F.)
(t) Renewal in 1629 of the " Farm an of 1617 "...
( m ) History of the English moiety of the Bandar 'Abbas customs
receipts, 1628-1653 ....
V. Decline of Portuguese power in the Gulf, 1628-1653
{Continued in Period IV, heading H.)
(t) Peace between England and Portugal in the East from 1634
(tt) Expulsion of the Portuguese from 'Oman, 1640
(m) Position of the Portuguese in the Gulf in 1660.
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Theses two volumes make up Volume I, Part IA and Part IB (Historical) (pages i-778 and 779-1624) of the Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. , ’Omān and Central Arabia (Government of India: 1915), compiled by John Gordon Lorimer and completed for press by Captain L Birdwood.

Part 1A contains an 'Introduction' (pages i-iii) written by Birdwood in Simla, dated 10 October 1914. There is also a 'Table of Chapters, Annexures, Appendices and Genealogical Tables' (page v-viii) and 'Detailed Table of Contents' (pages ix-cxxx), both of which cover all volumes and parts of the Gazetteer .

Parts IA and IB consist of nine chapters:

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2 volumes (1624 pages)
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Volume I, Part I has been divided into two bound volumes (1A and 1B) for ease of binding. Part 1A contains an 'Introduction', 'Table of Chapters, Annexures, Appendices and Genealogical Trees' and 'Detailed Table of Contents'. The content is arranged into nine chapters, with accompanying annexures, that relate to specific geographic regions in the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. . The chapters are sub-divided into numbered periods according, for example, to 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 annexures focus on a specific place or historical event. Further subject headings also appear in the right and left margins of the page. Footnotes appear occasionally at the bottom of the page to provide further details and references.

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Foliation: 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. The sequence runs through parts IA and IB as follows:

  • Volume I, Part IA: The sequence begins on the first folio with text, on number 1, and ends on the last folio with text, on number 456. Total number of folios: 456. Total number of folios including covers and flysheets: 460.
  • Volume I, Part IB: The sequence begins on the first folio with text, on number 457, and ends on the last folio with text, on number 878. It should be noted that folio 488 is followed by folio 488A. Total number of folios: 423. Total number of folios including covers and flysheets: 427.
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