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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎29] (42/1782)

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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D. 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. ,
1894-1899 .
[Continued in Period XVII, headings D, E, F, 0-, H anv. I.)
(i) French Vice-Consulate established at Masqat, November 1894
(tt) Attempt by the Messageries Maritimes Company to start a steamer
service to the Gulf, 1896 . ..■•••
(in) Re-institution of subsidised French line contemplated, 1898
(iv) French obtain monopoly for antiquarian research in Peisia, 1835
(v) Russian Consul-General appointed, Isfahan, 1897
(vi) Despatch of Russian engineer officer to Hormuz and contemplated
Russian coaling station on that island, 1895 ....
(vii) Despatch of Russian medical officers to Bushehr, 1897 .
(win) Contemplated Russian railway from Tripoli to Kuwait, 1898 .
(ix) German Vice-Consulate established at Biishehr, 1897 <
(a;) Germany detains in 1898 a preferential right for construction of a
railway to 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. ..•••••
E. Affairs and relation of ^Oman and the Arabian coast ; 1894--
1899
(Continued in Period XVII, heading J.)
(i) 'Oman *
Occupation of Masqat by rebels and alienation of Sultan
from Britain, 1895 • • • •
(b) Grant of coaling station (Bandar Jissah) to France, 1898,
iu disregard of the agreement with British of 1891 .
(ii) Trucial 'Oman .
(iii) Qatar
fa) Shaikhs of Qatar in 1898 intimated their willingness to be
included in same political circle as chiefs of Trucial
'Oman
{iv) Bahrain , . .
(a) Attempted invasion with Turkish support of Bahrain from
mainland frustrated by British action, over 40 vessels
being destroyed and 120 captured, 1895 .
(b) Proposal in 1897 to establish sanitary post of the Cons
tantinople Board of Health in Bahrain rejected by His
Majesty's Government as also a request in 1898 by the
Porte that British representative iu Bahrain should
obtain a Turkish exequatur,
(v) Kuwait
(а) Accession of Shaikh Muburak, 1896 . . . .
(б) Appointment of a Turkish sanitary official to Kuwait .
(c) Decision of British Government to enter into relations
with Shaikh, 1898 ......
F. British naval arrangements and maritime security, 1894-
1899 . . . .
(Continued in Period XVII, headings N and P (»).)
(i) Revision in 1895 of the subsidy arrangements between Home and
Indian Government
(it) Restrictions on the action of naval authorities on land, 1898 .
(iii) Salutes
(iv) Piracies in the Shatt-al-Arab and British gun-boat stationed iu the
river,
Page. 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 XVI.
1894—1899.
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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)
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.

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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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