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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎39] (52/1782)

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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(n) Overthrows the Bani Ma'in of Qishm and Homuz and obtains in
1794 the revenue lease of Bandar 'Abbas and,its dependencies
Mmab, Qishm, Hormuz and Hanjam)
(m) Rupture between 'Oman and Persia in 1797 and between 'Oman
i urkey xn 1 / 98 but no hostilities actually take place ,
(ii>) Hostilities with the Qawasim of Ras-al-Khaimah
C. Belations with Bahrain, 1799-1802
{Continued in Period VJ, heading C.)
(i) Attack on Bahrain and occupation by 'Oman of Kharag, 1799-
1800 . . # t
(ii) First and second occupations of Bahrain by 'Oman, 1800-1802
D. First Wahhabi invasion of 'Oman, 1800-1803
{Continued in Period VI, heading A and Period F//, heading B.)
(») Establishment in 1800 by the Wahhabis of a fortified settlement at
Baraimi .....
(it) Naval and laud campaign in 1803 against 'Oman by the Wahhabis
assisted by their subjects, the Qawasim of Ras-al-Khaimah and
the Utub of Bahrainjand Kuwait. 'Oman compelled to agree
to pay a tribute of $12,000 per annum
(m) \\ ithdrawal of the Wahhabi to Baraimi on assassination of Abdul
'Aziz, 1803
E. Relations with Britain, 1792.1804
/ • • • i
{Continued in Period VI, heading S.)
(i) War between French and British, 1792-1804 ....
{ii) Mission of Mehdi 'Ali Khan and " First Agreement " with Britain,
12th October 1798, excluding the French and Dutch from
Masqatjduring the war and giving British right to erect a fort at
Bandar 'Abbas .......
(m) Mission of Captain Malcom and " Second Agreement " with Britain,
17th January 1800, signed off Hanjim ....
(o) Provides for admission of a British Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. at
(tl>) Saiyid Sultan declines to accept French representative sent bv
Napoleon, 1803
(v) Diffieulties with Saiyid Sultan in regard to piracies, 1803-1804
F. Relations with France, 1792-1804
{Continued in Period VII, heading M.)
{i) French authorities in 1790 replace the Salih unjustly seized by
them in 1781, vide page 416 ......
{ii) Continued employment of Frenchmen by Saiyid Sultan
{in) Communication with Mauritius . . ....
(w) Dealings of Saiyid Sultan with Tipu Sahib of Mysore, 1792-1800 ,
(o) Tipu Sahib's representatives quit Masqat soon after in
stallation in 1800 of our first Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. Dr. Bogle
G. Last cruise and death of Saiyid Sultan, 1804
{Continued in Period VI, heading A.)
{i) Saiyid Sultftn killed in 1804 at sea by Qasimi war vessels of Ras-al-
Khaimah , . .
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CHAPTEB II.
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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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