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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎30] (43/1782)

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 GOLF. G The arms trade, 1894-99
{Continued in Period XVII, heading P (it).)
(t) liapid growth of the trade .......
(it) Seizure of a British ship at Masqat iu 1898 and confiscation of stock
at Masqat ... .....
(Hi) Agreements with Masqat and Bahrain in regard to the Arms Traffic,
1897-1898 .
H. Sanitary organisation iu 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. , 1894-99 .
(Continued in Period XVII, heading P (iv).)
(i) The " Venice Conference" of 1897 ... . .
(«) Sanitary posts established by the " Constantinople Board
of Health " at Kuwait, Qatif, and 'Oqair
(ii) Persian Government confide all quarantine arrangements at Persian
ports to British Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. .......
I. Marine surveys, 1894-99
(Continued in Period XVII, heading O {%),)
J. British official matters, 1894-1899
(Continued in Period XVII, heading Q.)
(i) Disorders in 'Arabistan. See also Chapter X, Period V, heading F.
(ii) Disorder in Makran and murder of Mr. Graves in 1897. See also
Chapter XII, Period IV, heading B (i). ....
(Hi) Continued Turkish interference at Fao with British navigation of
the Shatt-al-Arab. British naval action taken. See also Period
XV, ^heading C (in) .......
(iv) British demands for consular representation at Fao
(v) Voluntary transfer of Basrah Consulate from Government of India
to Home Government/1898 . .....
(vi) Revised arrangements in regard to Oudh Bequest
(wit) Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Victoria, 22iid June, 1897
PERIOD XVII.
1899-1905.
vlcbroyalties of lord curzon, january 1899
to November 1905 (divided by the temporary
vlceroyalty of lord ampthill, april to de
cember 1904)
A. Activity of France and Russia. The South African War,
1899-1902. Lord Curzon's views on 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.
1892 .. . '
B. Persian internal affairs, 1899-1905
(i) Extravagance of the Shah and financial difficulties
(ii) Increasing and widespread disorder in all parts of the country
(a) Birth of doctrines of representative government
(in) Improvement of the Customs Department in the hands of the
Belgians and growing power of the latter
C. Turkish internal affairs, 1899-1905
(i) Formation of a political party in favour of representative government
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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' [‎30] (43/1782), 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_100023575941.0x00002c> [accessed 17 November 2018]

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