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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎20] (33/1782)

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. .
PEBIOD IX.
1836—1862.
(»») Wahhabi aggressions, 1844-53 ....
(m) British Convention with Bahrain of 1861 .
D. Turco-Persian Frontier disputes, 1836-1852
{Continued in Period X, heading C (v).)
(i) Joint Commission and second Treaty of Erzeroum, 1843-47
E. Difficulties between Britain and Persia, 1853-1857
{Continued in Period X, heading B, and Period XIJ, heading A.)
(i) The Crimean War, 1854-56 ....
{ii) The Anglo -Persian War and Treaty of Peaae, 1856-57. See also
Chapter XI, Period VI, heading C
(in) The Indian Mutiny, 1857-58
F. French activity 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. , 1836-1861
{Continued in Period X, heading E.)
{i) Commercial treaty with Persia, 1855 . . . . •
(ii) Commercial treaty with 'Oman, 1844
G. British Naval arrangements and maritime security, 1836-
1861 . .
{Continued in Period X, heading F, and Period XI, heading F.)
{i) First steamer 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. , 1838 . . . • •
(ii) Relative status of the " Resident;" at Bushehr and the " Com
mander of the Indian Naval Squadron " defined, 1841
(m) Perpetual " Treaty of Peace " signed by the Shaikhs of Trucial
'Oman in 1853 .........
H. Marine surveys, 1836-1862
{Cotdinued in Period X, heading G.)
(i) Kuwait surveyed in 1839 and Bahrain in 1859 ....
I. Land and River surveys and explorations 1836-1861
{Continued in Period XI, heading (?.)
J. Archaeological research, 1836-1861 . . . . .
{Continued in Period XII, heading E (i).)
(i) Excavations in Assyria, Babylonia and Susiana by Layard, Rawlinson
and Loftus .........
K.
British official organisation and arrangements, 1836-1862
{Continued in Period X, heading R.)
{%) Administration of India passes to the Crown on 1st November 1858
and the Governor -General receives the title of Viceroy
(ii) Status looy of negation at Tehran vis-a-vis Home and Indian
^ Governments. See also Chapter XI, Period VI, heading D
{Hi) A British " Resident" reappointed to Masqat in 1840, but
transferred to Zanzibar .......
{iv) Separation of the Sultanates of 'Oman and Zanzibar and a British
representative [again appointed at Masqat. See also Period X,
heading D-(y) .........
Vice Consul appointed to Musal, 1839, and the office of
at Basrah made a European appointment in 1851 . .

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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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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎20] (33/1782), 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_100023575941.0x000022> [accessed 14 August 2018]

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