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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎45] (58/1782)

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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'Wutll) 11
•I Si
E. The Zanzibar subsidy, 1866-1868
(Continued in Period X, heading E.)
(i) Attempt by Sultan of Zanzibar to cease payment of the
subsidy
F. Expulsion in 1868 of Salim by 3 A zzan -bin-Qais, great-
great grandson of the Imam Ahmad . . . • •
(Continued in Period X, heading A.)
PERIOD X.
1868-1871.
Reign op Saiyid 'Azzan-bin-qais, 1868-1871 .
A. Internal events, 1868-1869
(Continued in heading C below.)
(i) 'Azzan's chief supporter Sa'id-bin-Kbalfan Kbalili t
B. Relations with the Wahhabis, 1869-1870
(i) Capture by Azzan in 1869 uf Baraimi, alliance with Shaikh of Abu
Dhabi, and inability of the Wahhabis to retaliate
C. Internal events, 1^7 0-1871 •
(Continued in Period XI, heading A.)
(t) Successful invasion of 'Oman by Turki and defeat and death of
'Azzan, 1871 ....•••••
Page.
431
CHAPTER II.
'OMAN.
PERIOD IX. .
1866—1868.
482
48a
D. Relations with British . . . • , . . .
1 ■ (Continued in Period XI, heading B.)
(i) Interpretation of British policy in regard to maritime warfare.
Naval movements within territorial waters of Oman not piohi-
bited ,..••••••
(it) The 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. , Masqat, placed in strict subordination to the
Resident at Bushehr, 1869
(Hi) Sultanate of 'Azzan never officially recognised by Britain
E. The Zanzibar subsidy, 1868-1871
(Continued in Period XI, heading B (ii).)
(t) Subsidy discontinued during reign of Azzan
(ii) Question of its continuance. Correspondence on subject with Home
Government who desired its discontinuance in exchange oi a
Slave Treaty with Sultan of Zanzibar . .
F. Character and administration of 'Azzan
PERIOD XL
1871-1888.
Eeign OF SAITID -Ttjrki-bin-S A'ID , 1871-1888
A. Events in 'Oman up to Turki's temporary retirement, 1871-
1875
(Continued in heading C btlow.)

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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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