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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎53] (66/1782)

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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ANNEXURE No. 4 .—Agreement regarding cession of terri-
tory by the Sultan of 'Oman. 20th
March 1891
Page.
628
CHAPTER II.
'OMAN.
annexure 4.
A gheement
feltence cession
cf territory.
ANNEXURE No. 5. —Undertaking given by the Sultan of A nnexure 5.
'Oman regarding the Sur coalfields, C oalfields
31st May 1902 .... 029 undertaking,
CHAPTER III.
TRUCIAL 'OMAN.
PERIOD I.
1600-1778.
Period preceding the rise of piracy
A. Doings of the Portuguese, 1600-1750 . . , . .
B. Establishment by Shaikh of Ras-al-Kliaimah of a settle
ment at Basidu in 1720 and British naval expedition
against Shaikh, 1727
C. Establishment of the Qawasim on the Persian coast and
islands, 1750»1765
630
630
631
632
633
D. Expulsion of the Qawasim from Persia about 1765
{Continued in Feriod 111, heading E.)
PERIOD II.
1778-1822.
Period of the rise and suppression of piracy 633
A. General history, 1778-1805 633
(Continued in Period 111, heading F.)
(i) Commencement of piracy by the Qawasim, 1778-1780 . , . 633
(n) Establishment of the Wahhabis in 'Oman, 1800-1803 , . 635
{Continued in Feriod 111, heading z>.)
(m) Increase of piracy, 1804-1805 ...... 636
B. First British expedition against the Qawasim, 1805 . 637
(i) Coercive measures adopted, 1805 ...... 638
CHAPTER III.
TRUCIAL
OMAN.
period i.
1600—1778.
PERIOD II,
1778 — 1822.

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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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