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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎48] (61/1782)

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.
xlmii
PERIOD XII.
F bom 1888.
PERIOD XII. _ i ooo
from 1888. Reign of F aisal-bin-Turki , from 18b8
A. Events in 'Oman up to the rebellion of 1895
. 525
. 525
{Continued in heading C helow.)
(t) Faisal, second son of Tnrki succeeds. Turki's desire to separate
Gwadar from 'Oman and leave it to his eldest son Muhammad
not countenanced by British ...... 525
(«) Rebellions of 'Abdul 'Aziz and Hamud the Jahafi, 1889-1890 . 527
(♦it) Hinawi-Ghafiri dissensions ....... 528
(»«) Tribal disturbances in various districts mostly settled by Salih-bin-
'Ali or Ibrahim-bin-Qais ....... 529
(«) Alienation of Salih-bin-'Ali's support in i89-i and Faisal's failure to
maintain his steam-vends ....... 532
B. Relations with Britairij 1888-1894 ..... 532
[Continued in heading F helow.)
(t) Zanzibar subsidy continued to Faisal on accession, . . 533
{it) Faisal recognised by British Government, 1890, but no guarantee of
support given . . , . c • . . . 533
(m) British Commercial Treaty of 19th March 1891, replacing that of
1839. . , ! 533
(a) Duration was for 12 years] ...... 534
(5) It prohibited export taxes without consent of British . 534
(c) Sultan debarred from prohibiting the import and export
of any particular article . . . . . . 534
{iv) Agreement of 20th March 1891, by which Sultan barred]himself and
his successors never to cede any portion of his dominions save to
the British Government ....... 534
(v) Attitude of Sultan in regard to British claims .... 535
(vi) British Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. rebuilt, 1890 ....... 536
C. The rebellion of 1895 536
{Continued in heading D helow.)
(t) Treacherous seizure of Masqat on 13th February 1895 by 'Abdullah-
bin-Salih, Muhsin-bin-'Amr (both of the Hirth tribe) and Hamud
the Jahafi ...... . . 537
(»t) Retirements of the rebels, 9th March 1895 542
{Hi) Arrival of the French Cruiser " Troude 13th March 1895 . . ' 542
{iv) The rebel tribes implicated ....... 543
13. Events in Oman from the rebellion up to the rupture with
Great Britain, 1895-1898 543
{Continued in heading J helow.)
(t) Deaths of Salih-bin-'Ali, Ibrahim-bin-Qais and Hamud-bin-Sa'id . 544
(tt) Muhammad-bin-'Azzau dismissed and succeeded as Wazir by
Mohammad-bin-Sa id, 1896 .... 54Q
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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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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎48] (61/1782), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/20/C91/1, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023575941.0x00003e> [accessed 14 August 2018]

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