'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915'  (59/1782)
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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(t) Position at commencements of Turki's reign, and riva] factions
(а) Ibrahim-bin-Qais (brother of 'Azzan) at Sohar
(б) Faisal-bin-Hamud (cousin of 'Azzan) at Rastaq
(c) Baraimi in the hands of the Wahhabis . . . .
(d) Salim-bin-Thnwaini, the ex-Sultan living at Qishm .
(e) 'Abdul 'Aziz, Turki's brother, in occupation of Gwadar in
(it) Chahbar passes finally into the hands of the Persians .
(Hi) Recapture of Gwadar in'1872 and deportation to India of 'Abdul
(tt>) Reconciliation with 'Abdul 'Aziz, 1874 . . . . .
(») Hinawi-Ghafiri disturbances, 1874-1875 . . . , .
(tt) Retirement of Turki to Gwadar in 1875, 'Abdul 'Aziz being left in
(vtr) Cause of Turki's initial want of success ....
B. Relations with British, 1871-1875 ....
(Continued in heading 2? below.)
(i) Anti-Slave Trade Treaty of 1873 ......
(it) Regrant of the " Zanzibar " subsidy on condition of fulfilment of
treaty engagements with Britain, expenditure being divided
equally between Home and Indian Governments
(Hi) British support at first given to Turki but is confined to action at
sea j later support is confined to good officers only .
(te) British policy as regards recovery of British claims .
C. Regency of ^Abdul 'Aziz, 1875 . ^
(Continued jn heading D below.)
(t) Sudden return of Turki in 1875
D. Events in ; Oman from the return of Turki to the attack by
Salih-bin-'Ali and 'Abdul 'Aziz on Masqat, 1876-1883 .
(Continued in heading F below.)
(i) Disturbances caused by Salih bin 'Ali, Ibrahiln-bin-Qais, and 'Abdul
'Aziz and attacks on Masqat.... ...
(o) Third|attack was by way of the Wadi-al-Kabir and not
vid Matrah as usual ......
E. Relations with British, 1875-1883 ....
(Continued in heading O below.)
(i) History of the " Zanzibar " subsidy
(a) The subsidy became an entirely Indian charge from 1st
September 1883, the date on which Britain assumed
exclusive charge of Zanzibar affairs . • . •
(h) Subsidy was fixed in 1773 at Rs. 86,400
(tt) British policy one of modified support of the Sultan
(a) 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. informed in 1881 that on Turki's' death
Government of India would not interfere in event of
succession being disputed unless to prevent reunion of
Oman and Zanzibar
(tit) The protection of British subjects and recovery of British claims
(tv) Question of the levy of illegal harbour dues at Khor-al-Hajar and
Khor-al-Jaramah, 1877-1880 .
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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:
- 'Chapter I. General History 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. Region' (Part IA, pages 1-396);
- 'Chapter II. History of the ’Omān Sultanate' (Part IA, pages 397-629);
- 'Chapter III. History of Trucial ’Omān' (Part IA, page 630-Part IB, page 786);
- 'Chapter IV. History of Qatar' (Part IB, pages 787-835);
- 'Chapter V. History of Bahrain' (Part IB, pages 836-946);
- 'Chapter VI. History of Hasa' (Part IB, pages 947-999);
- 'Chapter VII. History of Kuwait' (Part 1B, pages 1000-1050);
- 'Chapter VIII. History of Najd or Central Arabia' (Part 1B, pages 1051-1178);
- 'Chapter IX. History of Turkish ’Iraq' (Part 1B, pages 1179-1624).
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- 2 volumes (1624 pages)
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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