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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎51] (64/1782)

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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Page CHAPTER II.
(viii) Telegraph service inaugurated, 1901 ...... 57<f 'OMAN,
(ix) Protection of British subjects and British claims .
(a) Wreck in 1904 of the "Baron Inverdale" and massacre PLRIOD XJTt
of her crew on Masirah Island .... 674 "ROM looo,
(a) Question of duty on goods landed at Masqat for transhipment . 575
(xi) Question of the revision of the Commercial Treaty of 1891 . . 576
(xii) Question of the " Zakat" or agricultural tax on dates . . , 576
(aiii) Restrictions on the liquor trade ..... 576
(xiv) Captain Cox's journeys to hinterland of Sur in connection witi
reported coal mines and engagement with Sultan in regard to tie
same, 1901 and 1902 , ....... 577
(xv) Other journeys by Major Cox ....... 577
(xvi) Acquisition of land and erection of Government quarters, 1901 . 577
(xvii) Harbour improvements, 1903-1904 ...... 578
J. Events in 'Oman after 1899 578
(») Affairs at Sur ......... 579
(n) Affairs in the Rustaq valley ....... 580
(Hi) Miscellaneous disturbances and murder in 1907 of Sulaman-bin-
Suwailim .......... 583
{iv) Customs in 1899 brought under direct management of :he Sultan
instead of being farmed ....... 585
(«) Sultan's financial position, 1906i ...... 585
(®t) The currency question ........ 586
(a) Scheme prepared in|1904 for the universa and exclusive
adoption of the Indian currency in 'Oaun . . . 586
(»t) Military and Naval resources ....... 586
(a) Purchase in 1902 with British help of^the "Nur-al-
Bahr" 586
(en) Dynastic matters ......... 587
ANNEXURE No. 1.—History of Dhufar . . . bS9 1.
(i) First annexation of Dhufar to 'Oman, 1829-1875 .... 590 DHUFAR.
(si) Usurpation of Saiyid Fadhl, Mo pi ah, 1875-1879 .... 591
(a) Protest made by Britain to Turkey, 1876 and lt77 . . 591
(Hi) Second annexation of Dhufar to 'Oman, 1879 to 1885 . , . 592
(a) Dhufar transferred from the Aden Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. to the
Masqat Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. and boundary fixed at Kas Sajar, 1879 592
(b) Three rebellions against 'Oman and partial evacuation by
the latter in 1885 ....... 594
(iv) Efforts of Saiyid Fadhl to recover Dhufar, 1879-1887 . . . 595
(a) Assistance rendered to him by the Turks and the Sharif oi
Makkah ....... . 595
(t>) Re-establishment of 'Oman authority in 1887 .... 596
(o) Intrigues of Saiyid Fadhl, 1887-1895 .... 596
(vi) Serious rebellion in 1895 and practical loss of Dhusar by 'Oman . 597
(a) Sultan's authority restored by an Anglo-'Oman expedi
tion to Dhufar, 1897 ...... 599
(J) Death of Fadhl, 1900 6Qi

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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' [‎51] (64/1782), 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_100023575941.0x000041> [accessed 19 October 2018]

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