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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎17] (30/1782)

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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(v) French missions to Persia and treaty of Finkinstein of 10th May
1807. See also Chapter XI, Period IV, heading G .
(vi) French agreement made with Oman during 1807-1808, giving
France the right of establishing a Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. at Masqat .
(a) French agent withdrawn, 1810
B. Disturbed condition of the Gulf, 1798-1905
(Continued in Period Xll, headings -B atid C.)
(i) Development of the Wahhabi power and their advance to the shores
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. , 1800
(ii) Occupation for a short period by'.Saiad Sultan of 'Oman of Kharag
Island in 1799 and of Bahrain from 1800 to 1804, when the
Wahhabis took possession
(iii) Seizure from 'Oman of Bandar 'Abba' and its dependencies by the
Bani Ma'in
(iv) General development of piracy .....
( d ) " First" British expedition against theQawasim, 1805-1806
(а) Recapture of Bandar 'Abbas tn route . . . •
(б) Treaty with the Qawasim of 6fch February 1806 . •
(m) " Second " British expedition against the Qawasim, 1809-1810
(«) Capture of Ras-al Khaimah, and operations aga'mst
Lingeh Laft, and Shinas . . . • •
C. British trade 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. ; 1798-1810
{Continued in Period VIII, heading E.)
D. British Political Establishments 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. , 1798-
1810
[Continued in Period Till, heading F.)
(i) Residencies of Baghdad and Buihehr prohibited in 1806 from
corresponding direct with the Government of India
PERIOD VIII.
1810-1866.
From the end of the Napoleonic Era in the
east to the final establishment of maritime
security in the gulf, 1810-1836 ....
A, Events in Europe and India. First suspicions of Russian
designs on India. Warp between Russia and Persia.
Russo-Persian and Anglo-Persian Treaties. See also
Chapter XI, Period IV, headings E and H
{Continued in Period IX, heading A.)
B. The Wahhabi power, Maxiimnn development, decline,
and temporary extinction, 1810-1819 and revival in
1830
{Continued in Period IX, heading C.)
(i) Wahhabis at one time possessed all Central Arabia, greater part of
Hijaz including Makkah and Madinah, portions of Yaman, part
of Syria, and the whole of Hasa, Qatar, Bahrain and Trucial
'Oman ..........
(it) Wahhabis driven from Qatar and Bahrain by Sultan of 'Oman
in 1911
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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 VII.
1798—1810.
PERIOD VIII.
1810—1836.
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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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