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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎50] (63/1782)

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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CHAFTE1 II.
(a) Dismissal from Sultan's service of 'Abdul 'Aziz
(i) 5% interest to be paid on balance of the rebellion
F£B10S XII, indemnity of 1895 ••••,,
FSOM 1888. (c) Equality of taxation between British and 'Oman sub
jects
{d) All import duties and export duty on dates'to be reduced
to 5% in accordance with treaty
(«) Cancellation of the concession to the French .
(®i) Sultan summoned on board the flagship ....
(vii) Submission of Sultan to British demands and public cancellation of
the concession ......
H. French policy in 'Oman after 1899
(i) f rench coaling station question settled by sharing the British ctal
yards in Makallah cove. May 1900
(ti) Progress of the French flag question—
(а) Intimation by Sultan to French Vice-Consul that he die
not recognise right of the French to exercise jurisdic-
1899 0Ver ' 0mfin 9ub j ects in 'Onian, 16th February
(б) Suiis agree to renounce French protection and return all
French flags in this possession, 12th June 1900
(e) Public edict and proclamation by Sultan in regard to
1900 0f foieign fla&9 ' 15tl1 June an(i 6th August
(rf) French Government intimate that no more French papers
ot protection would b» issued, 29th June 1900
(«) Peremptory claim by French to entire jurisdiction over
French flag-holders, 23rd January 1902
(/) Bn a t ti^n P o r n862 g<lin8t Claim 88 being opp09ed 40 Declar *
^ ^ Il t ^ ra T 1 1 0f Frenc . h claim and statement that all she
demanded was " nghts of surveillance and police over
vessels bearing the French flag," 1902
(A) Crisis due to the " Khadhra " case at Sur and a quaran-
tine incident at Masqat, 1903 . * uu a quaran-
(») Decision to refer question to the Hague, 1903
(m) Proceedings at the Hague
(a) Court assembled, 25th July 1905
(4) Decision of the tribunal, 8th August 1905 *
(o) tarrying out of the award, 1905-1906
I. Relations with Britain after 1899
(»') Substitution of Muhammftil-hin. S ! 0 ' tj « .
dealings with the British . ^"hammad-bin-'Azzan in
("■) Vi f 0 i Saiyid Tainmr to India for the 190S n. k ' ' • '
(...) Vmt ot Lord C,,™., ...a confement on Sulta,, of G C I E
« :
s "rr "tr • ■ •
sanitary administration and staff Jh Sult5n ' s
physician, 1st October 1900 appointed private

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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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