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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎31] (44/1782)

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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Page. CHAPtEft I.
(n) Formation in 1904 in the Haniidiyah Navigation Office which took PERSIAN ( j ULJ.
over all Turkish steamers on the Tigris and Euphrates . . ^4
(in) General disorder in Hasa. Practical extinction of British Indian
^ ' trade 324
PERIOD XVII,
1899—1905.
D. Russian 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. , 1899-1905
(t) Russian policy in Persia generally
(a) Her loans to Persia, her quarantine methods in Khurasan,
her active hostility to Britain in Sistan, Isfahan and
Kirmanshah and "the Russo-Persia trade declaration ot
1901
(it) Russian designs 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. . . . • •
[a) The creation of a Russian naval base 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.
and a railway through Persia to support it
(i) Attempt in 1900 to found a coal depot in Bandar 'Abbas .
(o) Series of Russian naval demonstrations in the Persian
Gulf, 1900-1903
(d) Russian railway reconnaissance in Southern Persia, 1900.
Tehran, Kirman, Chahbar the route favoured. Russian
fear of junction between Baghdad and Indian railways
(tu) Russian commercial designs 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. (M. Siromiatmkoff's
proposals) ,.•••*
(a) Subsidised Russian steamship line (started 1901) .
(/?) Russian Bank for Bushehr
(c) Russian Consulate and Vice-Consulate as also coal dep6ts
at Bushehr and Basrah . . . . •
(d) Cossack guards for the Consulates ....
(<?) One Russian warship to be constantly in the Gulf .
(/) Contract made for 12 yeats from 1903 for subsidised
Russian steamship line ..••••
(a.) The " Anatouni " commercial missions of 1904 and 1905
(A) Russian sanitary policy 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. . >
E, 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. , 1899-1905 .
(t) Common policy of France and Russia 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. .
(n) The separate ambitions of France in 'Oman
(a) Indiscriminate conferment of French flags on nativ
vessels
(J) Attempt to gain footing at Bandar Jissah
(c) Close relations with the Bani Bu ^Ali and Jannabah tribe
at Sur
(ni) French naval demonstrations, 1900-1904 ....
(iv) Malicious press campaign againt the British
(а) Monsieur Antoine Goguyer ....
(б) Extraordinary care and strange experiences of the Ara
Salim Qamri. . . . . •
(v) French commercial enterprises 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.
(a) Intention of two French merchants to settle at Bahraii
March 1903
F. German 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. , 1899-1905 • .
(t) Germany and the Baghdad Railway . . . • •
(tt) Beginnings of German trade in the Gulf . . •
(itt) First Hamburg -America line ship to visit the Gulf, 1906 .
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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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