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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎40] (53/1782)

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 II.
'OMAN.
pebiod v.
1702—1804.
pbmod TI.
1804—1807.
period VII.
1807—1856.
H. General administration of Oman
(Continued in Period Vll, heading O.)
(i) Iiiternal administration and revenue
(a) Large income by sale of salt to India
( m ) Military and naval resources
(m) Trade of 'Oman . . • • •
(a) Great increase of foreign trade
(5) Saiyid Sultan's claim to protect navigation in theGulf
and bis desire to make preliminary visit to Masqat
obligatory on all vessels proceeding up the Gulf.
Tbc hostilities against Bahrain {vide heading C above),
and difficulties with the British \yide heading h (v),
above] due to this latter cause ride .
PERIOD VI.
1804-1807.
Eeign or Saiyid B adar -bin-Saip, 1804-1807
A. Disorders on death of Saiyid Sultan resulting in the
accession to power of his nephew Badar-bin-Saif,
supported by the Wahhabis ...•••
(Continued in heading D helow-)
B. Policy of Government of India, 1905
(Continued in Period VII, heading L.)
(i) To establish friendly relations with the de facto ruler .
C. Relations of 'Oman with Persia and the Qawasim, 1805
(Continued in Period VII, heading D )
(i) Recovery of Bandar 'Abbas with co-operation of the British from
the Bani Ma'in, by whom it had been appropriated on the
death of Saiyid Sultan ...••••
(ii) Joint Anglo-'Omani operations against the Qawasim, 1805, vide
Chapter i, Period VII, heading B (r) • • • •
D. Internal events in 'Oman
(Continued in Period VII, heading A.)
(i) Assassination of Badr-bin-Saif by Sa'id-bin-Sultan and accession
o£ latter to power, 1807
PERIOD VII.
434-
434
434
435
435
436
436
437
437
438
438
438
438
439
439
440
1807-1856.
Reign op Saiyid Sa'id-bin-Stjltan, 1807 -1856 . 440
A. Salim, elder brother of Sa'id ; associated with latter in
Government until former's death in 1821 .
{Continued in heading F below.)
441

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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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