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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎49] (62/1782)

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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{Hi) Other public servants of the Sultan .....
(a) Rashid-bin-'Ozaiz of Samail .....
(5) Sulaimah-bin-Suwailhn ......
(iv) Limits of the Sultan's authority, 1895-1898 ....
E. Relations with French, 1891-1898
{Continued in heading S. beloio.)
(*) Compact between France ami Russia, 1891, and undertaking by
French Minister of Foreign Affairs to create a post of French
Vice-Consul at Masqat, 1893 . ....
(n) French Vice-Consul appointed, 1894
( mT Encouragement given to 'Omani' navigator to use the French flags,
there being in 1897 no less than 38 'Omani vessels having a
French status
(a) Sultan informed by Britain that use of French flag could
have no effect as against himself ...»
F. Relations with Britain and decline of Britishiinfluence in
'Oman, 1895-1898 .
{Continued in heading G helow.)
(t) Growing estrangement with Sultan due to —
(а) Neutral behaviour of Britain during the rebellion.
{I) Vexatious claims for compensation due to the rebellion .
(c) Growing French influence
(«) Safety of Masqat and Matrah guaranteed by the British Govern
ment, 1895 ...•••••
{Hi) Suggestion made by Government of India in 1896 for declaration of
a protectorate a .
Uv) Loans to the Sultan and suggestion in 1897 that'such should be
made on security of the customs vetoed by Home Government
on ground that direct control by the Government of India over
the Masqat customs would be inconsistent with the Declaration of
1862
{v) British claims in connection with the rebellion , . . .
(-in) Grievances of British Indian traders . . • •
(o) Compulsory weighment of Matrah dates at Masqat
(б) Illegal dues and taxes , . • • •
G. Rupture with Great Britain; 1899
{Continued in heading 1 helow.)
{i) Question of the salute on the 1st January
{ii) Muhammad -bin-Sa 'id replaced as Wazir by his predecessor
Muhammad -bin-'Azzan, 1898 ....
{Hi) 'Abdul 'Aziz -Ruwahi, Sultan's confidential secretary and French
dragoman. , • • • 1 •
Uv) Grant by the Sultan in 189S to the French of a coaling station,
1898 . • • <
{v) Ultimatum presented to the Sultan, 9tn 1 eoruary 1899.
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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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