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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎15] (28/1782)

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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PERIOD VI.
1763—1797,
From the tempokary location or the British
Headquarters at Basrah in 1763 to the
beginning 0e the napoleonic era 1797
A. General affairs and British interests before the Persian in
vasion of Turkish ""Iraq, 1763-1775
{Continued in Period V11, headings A and B.)
(f> Political effect of transfer in 1763 of British headquarters from
Bandar 'Abbas to Basrah .......
(tV) Establishment of a Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. at Bushehr in 17t)3, subordinate to
the headquarters agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. at Basrah. See heading B (n) below
(iii) Relations with Karim Khan Zand and Mir Mahanna of Rig. See
also Chapter XI, Period I, heading A
(iv) Anglo-Turkish war against the Ka'ab, 1765-1766, See also
Chapter X, Period 1, heading A
(v) Difficulties between Karim Khan and the Imam of 'Oman
B. General affairs and British interests during the siege and
occupations of Basrah by the Persians, 1775-1779 .
{Continued in Period VII, headings A. and H.)
(i) Capture of Basrah by the Persians, I6th April 1776
(ii) British Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. at Basrah reduced to a Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. in 1778. See
heading Gr (i) below . . • •
(iii) Effect of Persian occupation of Basrah on Kuwait and on Zubarah 18th-century town located 105 km from Doha.
in Qatar . •
C. General affairs and British interests after the retirement
of the Persians from Basrah, 1779-1797 . , . .
{Continued in Period VII, headings A and B.)
(i) Evacuation of Basrah by the Persians, 1779
{ii) Decline of Persia on death of Karim Khan, 1779-1797
Ui{\ Loss by Persia of Basrah in 1779, of Bahrain in 1783, and vir-
tually of Bandar 'Abbas and dependencies in 1794, which
latter are leased to 'Oman. See also Period VII, heading
A {iv) (®) . . . •
(iv) Internal state of Persia, Turkish 'Iraq and 'Oman . _ . .
(a) Oman obtains possession of Gwadur and Chahbar in 1793
{v) Hostilities between British and French, 1778 to 1783 and 1793 to
1797
{vi) British Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. at Basrah removed to Kuwait from 1793 to
1795
D. Disappearance of Dutch influence, 1763-1797
{i) Expulsion of D utch from Kharag, their last and only settlement,
by Mir Mahanna of Rig, 1766 .....
E. Proceedings of the French, 176-3-17^7
{Continued in Period VII, heading A)
(t) French political establishments, Basrah and Baghdad .
{ii) French dealings with 'Oman
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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 VI.
1763—1797.
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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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