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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎35] (48/1782)

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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(ft) Discussion in 1905 as to whether naval agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. should not
be used to combat exportation from Masqat
(iii) The slare trade .........
{a) Great blow struck at the trade by Portuguese authorities
in East Africa, 1902 ......
(%>;) British sanitary organisation .......
(a) Tn Persia, Customs interference with work of British
sanitary agents ......
(J) In 'Oman. Sultan hands over charge of his sanitary
administration to the British Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. Surgeon
(c) In Bahrain. Shaikh continued to resist the introduction
of proper sanitary measures .....
(d) British dispensary opened in Kuwait in 1904 and main
tenance of Victoria Memorial Hospital at Bahrain
undertaken by British Government in 1901
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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. .
PERIOD XYII.
1899—1905.
Q. British official matters, 1899-1905 ......
{i) Death of Her Majesty the Queen Victoria, 22 January 1901
(u) Division of expenditure in Persia between Home and Indian
Governments . . . . ...
(iii) Sir Mortimer Durand, I.C.S., relinquishes charge in 1904 of the
Tehran Legation after six years in office ....
(iv From 1899 to 1901 functions of Military Attache and oriental
Secretary combined in a British officer of the Indian Army
R. Conclision
(-< Armament of the " Lawrence" and the " Comet"
CHAPTER 11.
THE 'OMAN SULTANATE.
PERIOD I.
1566-1624.
Exile of the Nabahinah, 1566-1624 ....
A. Internal history of 'Oman, 1600-1624
{Continued in Period 11, heading A.)
(») Capital of'Oman at this time is Bahlah .....
(n) Eivalry between the Nabahinah and a coalition of the Bani
Hina tribe, the ruler of Samail and the chief of Rustaq .
(♦tt) At close of period the Nabahinah overthrown by the Ya'aribah,
connfotions of the chief of Eustaq ....
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ANNEX J RE No. 1. Indian Army and Royal Indian
Marne establishments 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. , 1905 . . 395
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CHAPTER II.
'OMAN.
PERIOD i.
1566—1624.

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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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