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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎18] (31/1782)

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. . . Tr .. . ,
PERSIAN GOLF. (Hi) Expulsion of the Wabhabis rrom Hijaz by the Egyptians, 1812-
1813, and gradual withdrawal from the Gulf . . . .
PERIOD Vlll (««) Conquest and occupation of Najd and Hassa by the Egyptians,
1817-1818 .........
1810—1836.
(v) Revival of Wahhabi influeace, 1830 . . ,
(a) Bahrain for a period from 1830 to 1833, and 'Oman in
1833, become tributary to the Wahhabi Amir
C. Revival of piracy, 1811-1833, and measures taken to sup
press it . .
{Continued in Piriod IX, heading G (Hi).)
(i) " Third " British expeditlm against the Qawasim, 1819-1820 .
(o) Capture of Ris-al Khaimah and construction there of a
fort, 1820
(b) " General Trtaty of Peace," 1820, signed by all chiefs
of the Pirate Coast and by Bahrain . . .
(it) Submission of the Shaiths of Bahrain to the Sultan of 'Oman, 1820
(a) Independence of Bahrain recognized by Sultan of 'Omar
in 1829
(in) Question of a Political, Military, and Naval base in the Persian
Gulf. Eventual settlement at Basidu in 1822, withdrawal in
1823 and re-establishment at end of year, vide page 203. See
also Chapter XI, Period IV, heading J (ii), (iv) and (vi) .
(iv) Twg ^editions against the Bani Bu 'Ali tribe of 'Oman 1820-
1821 *
(v) Expedition against the Baui Yas of Abu Dhabi, 1835
(vi) The first" Maritime Truce," 1835, and " Restrictive Line," 1836
D. British relations with Turkish Iraq and Persia, 1810-1836
(Continued in Period IX, headings A, D and JE.)
(i) Rupture of British relations with Pasha of Baghdad and withdrawal
to Kuwait, 1821-1822
(ii) Request in 1827-1828 by Pasha of Baghdad for British Military
instructors, refused ....
(in) Colonel P R. Chesney's expedition of 1835 to Turkish Arabia and
introduction of steam navigation upon the Euphrates
(Continued in Piriod IX, headings B and II.)
(iv) Unauthorised agreement executed by Resident at Bushehr with
the Shiraz Government, 1820-1822. See also Chapter V
Period II, heading D and Chapter XI, Period IV, heading J (v)!
(w) Incidents at Bushehr, 1826-1832
E. 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. , 1810-1836
(i) Abolition during the period of the "Company's" trade as well as
~ .J' in
F - 0, : sanisation in . th !
(Continued in Period IX, heading J.)
(i) British interests in 1810 renresented hv a i
" Residencies" TW -T if y v , se P amte and independent
Residencies at Baghdad, Basrah, Bushehr and Masaat ill
entirely subordinate to the Government of Bombay .
(a) In 1835 all establishments placed under the control of the
a65and 1 1339 0 lIKlla, bllt iU tbi8 counectiou ^ee pages

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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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