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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎52] (65/1782)

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.
annexure 2.
G wadar and
C hahb I r.
A.NNEXURE No 2.— History of Gwadar and Chahbar
(i) Origin of connection between Gwadar and Oman, 1784-1792
(a) Grant of Gwadur in 1874 to Saiyid Snltan then a refugee
from 'Oman
(b) Character and validity of the grant ....
(c) Annexation of Gwadar to 'Onian by Saiyid Sultan, 1792 .
{it) Events of Chahbar, 1792-1809 .......
{a) Capture of Chahbar in 1792.by the 'Omani Governor of
Gwadar
(/;) Temporary loss of Chahbar in 1804 and recovery in 1809 .
(m Events at Gwadar, 1792-1861
(iv)Claim of Kalat to Gwadar, 1861-1863 .....
(v) Claims of Persia to Gwadar and Chahbar, 1863-1869
(tn) Jstablishment of an Assistant Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. at Gwadar, 1863
(en) Eents at Gwadar, 1861-1872 .......
(a) Telegraph subsidies paid in 1869 to 'Oman both for
Chahbar and Gwadar, see also page 609
(win) Eveits at Chahbar up to its capture by Persia, 1861-1872
(a) Capture of Chahbar by the Governor of Banipur in 1872 .
(J) British acquiescence in the Persian occupation . .
{ix) Event at Gwadar, 1873-1888 .......
(#) Difficuties with the Rind tribe, 1875-1876 ....
(a) Troubles primarily due to the treaty of 1873 for the aboli
tion of the slave trade ......
(b) Sir Robert Sandeman's visit to Panjgur and (iwadar in
1884 with a view to the settlement of Rind difficulties .
(c) Settlement with the Rinds, 1885-1886 ....
(xi) British paitical representation from 1873 .....
(xit) Proposals since 1895 for the transfer of Gwadar from the Sultan of
'Omai to the Government of India or the Khan of Kalat. .
(arm) Renewedtrouble with Rinds, 1891-1894 . . . . .
(xiv) Events at Gwadar from 1888 .......
(c) Taxation
(;) Customs .........
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A nnexure 3. ANNEXURE No. 3. —History of Ruus-al-Jibal . . . 62
R u C s- A l -J ibal. .
(») Ea?ly period, 1836-1864 6
(a) External relations mainly with the Qawasim of Sharjah
though apparently considered subject to 'Oman . . 6
(tt) Middle period, 1864-1868 ....... 6
(a) Telegraph cable landed in 1864 on the Maqlab isthmus . 6
(J) Discussions as to ownership of the Ruus-al-Jibal district. 6
(c) In 1864 ownership remained indeterminate ... 6
(m) Recent period, 1869-1907 ........
(а) Written agreement given by Sultan of 'Oman in 1871
acknowledging title of Qasimi Shaikh to whole of Ruus-
al-Jibal district except Khasab. Agreement repudiated
by Sultan iu 1879
(б) Investigations of political states of Ruus-al-Jibal, 1900-
1905 ...

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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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