'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915'  (67/1782)
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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(n) First British treaty with tho Qawashn, 6th February 1806
(in) Temporary cessation of piracy, 1806-1808 ....
(iv) Deposition by the Wahhabis of Shaikh Sultan-bin-Saqar, 1808
(») Revival of piracy, 1808-1809 ......
C. Second British expedition, 1809-1810 ....
(i) Capture and destruction of Kas-al-Khahnah, 13th November 1809
(t») Destruction of Lingeh, 17th November 1809
(in) Capture of T^aft, 28th November 1809
(iv) Question of the Qatar pirates
(«) Renewal troubles with the Qawasim, 1811-1819 .
D. Third British expedition, 1819-1820 ....
(t) Negotiations with the Sultan of 'Oman, 1819
(ii) Negotiations with Ibrahim Pasha of Egypt, 1819
(in) Assurances to Persia, 1819 .
(iv) Capture of Ras-al-Khaimah, 9th December 1819, and establishmen
there of a British force ......
(v) Capture of Dhayah near Rams, 22nd December 1819
(vi) Further operations, 1820 .......
(vii) General Treaty of Peace, 1820 ......
(mV) Individual status and independence of the various Shaikhs of the
pirate coast at time of signature ......
perioi) from the general treaty of peace to
the first maritime truce, 1$20-1885
A. Permanent arrangements for the repression of piracy
(Continued in Period IV, heading A.)
(i) Evacuation by the British of Ras-al-Khaimah and temporary occupa
tion of Qishm, July 1820 . . . . . ,
(ti) System of purely maritime control adopted with naval base at either
Qais Island, Masqat, Mnghu or Basidu. Latter eventually
chosen, 1823 .........
B. Relations of the British Government with the Pirate Coast,
(Continued in Period 111, heading B.)
(i) Instructions to the Resident, 1822 and close touch established with
pirate coast from that date .......
(ii) Native agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. established at Sharjah about 1823 ....
(Hi) Questions relating to the interpretation of the Treaty of 1820
(ir) Miscellaneous Piracies, 1823-1835
C. Relations of 'Oman with the Pirate Coast, 1820-1835
(Continued in Period IV, heading D.)
(t) Annexation by the Sharjah Shaikh of the SI amailiyah district, 1832
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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:
- 'Chapter I. General History 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. Region' (Part IA, pages 1-396);
- 'Chapter II. History of the ’Omān Sultanate' (Part IA, pages 397-629);
- 'Chapter III. History of Trucial ’Omān' (Part IA, page 630-Part IB, page 786);
- 'Chapter IV. History of Qatar' (Part IB, pages 787-835);
- 'Chapter V. History of Bahrain' (Part IB, pages 836-946);
- 'Chapter VI. History of Hasa' (Part IB, pages 947-999);
- 'Chapter VII. History of Kuwait' (Part 1B, pages 1000-1050);
- 'Chapter VIII. History of Najd or Central Arabia' (Part 1B, pages 1051-1178);
- 'Chapter IX. History of Turkish ’Iraq' (Part 1B, pages 1179-1624).
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- 2 volumes (1624 pages)
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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