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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎56] (69/1782)

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 III.
TRUC1AL
'OMAN.
period iv.
1835—1858.
PERIOD V.
1*53—1892.
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(ii) Relations with Persia
{Continued in Period V, heading F.)
(in) Relations with the Ka'ab of Persian 'Arabistan ....
(iv) Relations with Bahrain
E. Internal affairs of Trucial 'Oman, 1835—1853 .
{Continued in Period V, heading O.)
(i) Main features, the contest for supremacy between the Shaikhs of
Sharjah and Abu Dhabi and the gradual rise of Dibai
(ii) Relation between Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, and Dibai
(m) Relations between Sharjah and Umm-al-Qaiwain ....
(iv) Aggression by Shaikh of Sharjah on the Shihuh of Ruus-al-jibal,
1839
( v ) Conflict between 'Ajman and Hamrlyah, 1848 ....
F. Perpetual Treaty of Peace, 4th May 1853 .
(i) Shaikh of Sharjah assured that new Treaty would not debar him
from defending his possessions in Gulf of 'Oman by naval
means
(n) Continuance of the system of periodical presents by the Resident to
Shaikhs expressly sanctioned by Government ....
PERIOD V.
1853—1892.
Period from the perpetual treaty of peace to
the exclusive agreement, 1853-1892 . .
A. British relations with Trucial'Oman, 1853-1892
[Continued in Period VI, he&ding A.)
(i) Cases of " maritime irregularity," 1853-1892
(ii) Hostilities between the Turks and the Wahhabis, 1871 .
(n't) Question in 1876 of the despatch by sea of, reinforcements, military
stores, etc., for the Sharjah garrison at Dibah, also recovery of
Fujairah by sea prohibited 1880. Orders of Government refer
ence observance of the " maritime truce " in the Gulf of 'Oman
(iv) The " Slave Trade," and further " Engagement," 1856, relating to
the same ..... ...
(u) Telegraph Agreement, 1864, in regard to the line across the Ruus-al
Jibal tract .......
(vi) Agreement reference absconding debtors, 24th June 1879
B. Relations of the "Wahhabis with Trucial 'Oman, 1853-1892
(Continued in Period VI, heading C.)
(i) Port erected by Khalid-bin-Sultan of Sharjah at Zora destroyed by
British, 1866
{ii} Final expulsion of the Wahhabis from Baraimi, 1869
C. Relations of 'Oman with Trucial 'Oman, 1853-1892
{Continued in Period VI, heading D.)
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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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