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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎21] (34/1782)

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 X.
1862-1873.
From the instittjtion of regular steam commit-
n1cation and mail services to the assump
tion by the Government op India to the
direct control of political arrangements,
1862-1873
A. Internal and external communications^ 1862-1873
(Continued in Period XI, heading H.)
(i) Regular steamer communication established between Bombay,
Bushehr and Baghdad, 1862-66 followed by installation of
British Indian Post Offices . . . .' .
(n) Telegraph and cable lines introduced, 1864-69 ,
(iii) Railway and navigation projects, 1871-73 . . , . .
B. Persian affairs and relations^ 1862-1873 ....
{Continued in Period XI, heading B.)
(i) Relations with Britain—
(a) Afghanistan, (5) Sistan, (c) Makran, {d) The " Renter
Concession." Sec also Chapter XI, Period VI, head
ings B (iv) and (v), C (viii) and (ix), J (v)
C. Turkish affairs and Turco-Persian relations, 1862-1873
{Continued in Period XI, heading C.)
(i) Financial difficulties of Turkey and general disorder
(u) Midhat Pasha, First " Wali" of Baghdad, 1869 ....
(m) Turkish opposition to the Euphrates and Tigris Steam Navigation
Company ........ . .
{iv) Annexation of tja'a and Hasa by Turkey in 1871 and her claims
to Kuwait, Panamn and Trucial 'Oman . . . .
{v) Zone to Turco-Persian frontier differences extended southwards in
1869
D. Affairs and Relations of the West Coast of the Persian
Gulf and of the ^Oman Sultanate, 1861-1873 .
{Continued in Period XI, heading D.)
(i) Wahhabi operations against 'Oman, 1865-66, and British measures
(ii) Destruction of Dohah and Wakrah by Shaikhs of Bahrain and Abu
Dhabi, 1867-68, and British action taken . . . .
(Hi) Persian claims to Bahrain .......
(iv) Expulsion of Wahhabis by Sultan of 'Oman from Baraimi in 1869 .
(v) 'Oman and Zanzibar Sultanates separated in 1861 and the Zanzibar
subsidy made a charge on the British and Indian Treasuries in
1871. See also Period XIII, heading I (iv) . . . .
{vi) Lapse of the Sultan of 'Oman's Bander 'Abbas tief in 1868 ,
E. Foreign powers other than Britain 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. ,
1862-1873 .
{Continued in Period XI, heading E.)
(i) Anglo-French joint declaration of 1862 to respect the independence
of the 'Oman and Zanzibar Sultanates. Government of India
ignorant of the declaration until lb71 . . . • .
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 X.
1862—1873.
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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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