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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎42] (55/1782)

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.
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PEBIOD VII.
1807—1856.
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I. Aggtessions of the Wahhabis and Egyptians, 1829-1S56 . IbJ
(Continued in Period \ III, heading D.)
(i) Revival of Wahhabi influence .
(n) 'Oman agrees to pay a tribute of $5,000 a year to the Wabhibis,
(Hi) Oman threatened by Egypt, 1839-1840
(a) British attitude....
(it,) Wahhabv aggression renewed, 1845 ,
(«) Tribute increased from 15,000 to $12,000, 1853
RelatioHB with Persia, 1829-1856 469
(Continued in Period Vlll, heading F.)
(i) Second attempt by Persia to resume the Bandar 'Abbas fief,
1846-48
(ti) Renewal of the Bandar 'Abbas lease to Omdn and unfavourable
terms
461
(а) Edict of 1855 ^0
(б) Treaty of 7th November 1856, general effect of which 462
was to transfer the 'Oman position at Bandar 'Abbas
from a basis of right to one of sufferance . , .460
(p) New arrangement in favour of Sa'id and his sons only . 490
K. Relations with other native powers in the Gulf, 1829-
1856 461
(») Renewed designs of Saiyid Sa'id on Bahrain, 1839'1843 . . 461
l. Relations with Britain, 1807-1856 462
(Continued in Period VIII, headings B and F.)
(t) Early preference of Saiyid Sa'id for a Ftench alliance . . 462
(a) Treaties concluded with France in 1807 and 1808 and
French representation admitted to Masqat. . , ,,,
(b) Decline of French influence on capture in 1910 by the
British of Mauritius and Reunion , . . 462
(n) British policy as regards assistance to be given to ruler of 'Oman
in internal troubles and British view of obligations involved
by the treaties of 1798 and 1800. (See also page 466) , . 467
(o) British attitude during Wahhabi invasions and in opera*
tions against the QaWasim of Ras-al-Khaimah . . 463
(fit) British expeditions against the Bani Bu 'Ali of the Ja'alan
district near Sur, 1820 and 1821 ...... 463
(iv) British assistance rendered to Saiyid Sa'id on Various occasions,
1720-1856 ! 466
(v) Treaty of Commerce, 1839 .... ... 467
(i) Slave trade treaties, 1812 and 1845
(c) Customs Agreement, 1846 • . , . . 4£J
(d) Gift to Britain of the Kuria Muria Islands, 1854 . . 467
(vi) British representation .... 457
(a) British officers up to 1809 . . 457
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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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