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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎55] (68/1782)

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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») (
Iv
D. Relations of the Wahhabi with the Pirate Coast, 1820
1835
{Continued In Period IV, heading C.)
E. Relations of Persia with the Uawasim, 1820-1835
(Continued in Period IV, heading T>, («) and {in).)
F. Internal affairs of the Pirate Coast, 18*20-1835
{Continued in Period IV, heading E.)
(i) Position in 1821 .........
(a) Sultan-bin-Saqar, Shaikh of Sharjah, the principal author
ity among the Qawasim .....
(n) Position in 1823 .........
(in) Hostilities between Sharjah and Abu Dhabi, 1825-1834
PERIOD IV.
1835-1853.
Period prom the first maritime truce to the
perpetual treaty op peace. 1835-1853
A. The Maritime Truce and Restrictive Line, 1835-1836
{Continued in heading F helow.)
B. British relations with Trueial 'Oman, 1835-1853
{Continued in Period V, heading A.)
(i) First Maritime Truce succeeded by others for periods of eight
months and one year and in 1843 by one for 10 years
{ii) Working of the maritime truces ....
(a) Question of absconding divers
(Hi) Treaties for the suppression of the Slave-trade, 1838, 1839 and 184'
C. Relations of the Egyptians and the Wahhabis with Trucial
'Oman, 1835-1853
{Continued in Period V, heading B.)
(t) Intrigues of the Egyptians on the Trucial Coast The historic term used by the British to refer to the Gulf coast of Trucial Oman, now called United Arab Emirates. , 1839 ,
(n) Counteractive measures by the British . . . . •
(in) British support of the Shaikhs of Baraimi, 1840 . . . .
( ir) Captain Hamerton's journev from Sharjah to Sobar via Baraimi,
1840 . . '
(®) Discontinuance of British support to Shaikhs of Baraimi and re-occu
pation of latter by the Wahhabis, 1845 . . . . •
(®t) Pi'oposal of the Wahhabis to build a fort at Zora, 1845 . .
D. Other external relations of the Trueial Shaikhs, 1835-
1853
{i) Relations with 'Oman .....
(Continued in Period V, heading C.)
Page. CHAPTER III.
TRUCIAL
687 ■ 0MAN
P eriod hi.
1820—1835.
689
fi89
681
period iv.
1835—1853,
694
694

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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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