Skip to item: of 1,782
Information about this record Back to top
Open in Universal viewer
Open in Mirador IIIF viewer

'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎16] (29/1782)

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.

Transcription

This transcription is created automatically. It may contain errors.

Apply page layout

xvt
CHAPTER 1
Page.
156
156
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. . F. Activity of native Indian powers 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. , 1763-
1797 ' *
period vi. (Continued in Period VII, heading A (i) and (iv),)
1763—1797. U) Political Representative of the Mysore Government at Masqat,
1776
G. British administrative and official arrangements 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. , 1763-1797 1
[Continued in Period VII, heading D.)
(t) After 1778 the establishments of the East India Company 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. consisted of two Residencies at Basrah and Hiuhchr
independent of each other, and of a Native Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. at Masqat.
A Native Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. at Baghdad was added in 1783 . . . 157
(u) Customs and consulage of the East India Company, 17G3-1797 .. lo7
(m) Formation of the " Secret and Political" Department of the
Bombay Government, 1785 . . . . . .158
{iv) Semces rendered by the Royal Navy 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. . J 58
(t>) The "Desert " mail ....>••• 160
{vi) Grant of marine passes and convoys to native vessels, 1767-1771 . 160
{vii) Private personal trade and the acceptance of presents prohibited
in India for the first time during second Governorship of Clive,
1765-1767. See also Chapter XI, Period IV, heading K (t) . 162
H, Foreign trade 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. , 1763-1797 . . .163
{Continued in Period VII, heading C.)
(i) Exports ........ . . 164
(it) Imports ....... ... 165
(in) Distribution of trade ........ 165
(iv) Commercial communications ....... 166
(v) Recommendations by the Basrah 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 1790 for the
promotion of trade ........ 167
(vi) Recommendations by the Basrah 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 1790 in regard to
establishments ........ 168
period vii. PERIOD VII.
-1798—1810, 1798—1810.
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. during the Napoleonic Era
in the East, 1798-1810 169
A. Situation vis-d-vis France and measures to check exten
sion of Napoleon^s influence eastwards . . .170
(Continued in Period VIII, headings A and D.)
(i) The intrigues of Tipu Sultan of Mysore, 1799 .... 171
(«') 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. established at Baghdad, 1798 .... 172
(ni) British missions to Persia of Medhi 'Ali Khan, Malcolm, and
beading H 68 ' See also Chapter XI, Period IV,
(iv) British agreements with 'Oman—
w Ag SML 0ctobw ' 1798 '^ ,igM t ° setto
(6> AS b S ' v 1 ™' J ™I. 1800 ' "« ht t" a
mulM inTv."'!) p<,1 , ,t,cal . A?™' «t Masqat. This
resulted in the departure of the Mysore representa-
fave, V ide Period VI, heading F (t) above P
172
172
11 a

About this item

Content

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:

Extent and format
2 volumes (1624 pages)
Arrangement

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.

Physical characteristics

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.
Written in
English in Latin script
View the complete information for this record

Use and share this item

Share this item
Cite this item in your research

'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎16] (29/1782), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/20/C91/1, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023575941.0x00001e> [accessed 20 October 2018]

Link to this item
Embed this item

Copy and paste the code below into your web page where you would like to embed the image.

<meta charset="utf-8"><a href="https://www.qdl.qa/en/archive/81055/vdc_100023575941.0x00001e">'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [&lrm;16] (29/1782)</a>
<a href="https://www.qdl.qa/en/archive/81055/vdc_100023575941.0x00001e">
	<img src="https://images.qdl.qa/iiif/images/81055/vdc_100000000884.0x000148/IOR_L_PS_20_C91_1_0029.jp2/full/!280,240/0/default.jpg" alt="" />
</a>
IIIF details

This record has a IIIF manifest available as follows. If you have a compatible viewer you can drag the icon to load it.https://www.qdl.qa/en/iiif/81055/vdc_100000000884.0x000148/manifestOpen in Universal viewerOpen in Mirador viewerMore options for embedding images

Use and reuse
Download this image