'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915'  (71/1782)
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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(v) Supply to the Trucial Shaikhs of copies of their agreements and of
Trucial flags of correct pattern, 1907 .....
(a) Hinawi Shaikhs of Abu Dhabi and Dibai demur to use of
flag, 1906 ........
(m) Tour in the interior by Major P. Z. Cox, 1905 ....
(vii) Question of declaring a formal British protectorate over Trucial
'Oman, 1902 .........
((■tit) Reluctance of Shaikh of Dibai to agree to a British Post Office, and
objections of Shaikh of Sharjah to British flag over the Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company.
(tx) Question of limiting customs duty to 5 per cent, ad valorem
B. Persian relations with Trucial 'Omau, 1892-1907
(t) Expulsion in 1899 by the Persians of the hereditary Arab Shaikh of
(it) Intrigue of Governor of the Gulf Ports with Shaikh of Abu Dhabi,
1900-1901, ascribed to Russian influence ....
(in) Principle affirmed of right of British Government to represent
Trucial Shaikhs abroad 1901-1903 .....
(iv) Attempted annexation of islands of Bu Musa and Tunb bv Persia,
1904 ... . . • . . ' . .
(J. Relations of the Wahhabis with Trucial 'Oman, 1892-1907
(;') Wahhabi supremacy re-established in Xejd and designs of Ibn Sa'ud
on Trucial 'Oman, 1905 .......
(i») The Hinawi Shaikhs of Abu Dhabi and Dibai and Sultan of 'Oman
opposed to the \N ahhabis, the other or Ghaflri Shaikhs in favour
of them ..........
(lit) Attitude of the British Government .....
1). Relations of ; Onian with Trucial 'Oman, 1892-1907
(i) Subsidy paid Sultan of 'Oman to Abu Dhabi for protection of
Batinah district, 1906 ...
E. Other foreign relations of Trucial 'Oman, 1892-1907
(t) Turkish relations .....
(a) Turkey informed in 1893 of the exclusive Agreement
(5) Dr. Ibrahim Effendi, 1900-1907
(c) Turkish claim to 'Odait, 1902-1903 ....
(tt) German relations, 1904 ....
(a) Lease of the export duty on mother-of-pearl shells at
Uebai granted,.to an employe of the German firm of
Wonckhaus . . ,
F. Internal affairs of Trucial 'Oman, 1892-1907
(i) The Zora case and attempt of Shaikh of Abu Dhabi to establish
a settlement there
(n) Disappearance of Ras-al-Khaimah as a separate Shaikhdom 190U .
m) Di8 S^ rs in Wadi Hatta 1905 and difficulties due to Bani Qitab
(a) Respective spheres of influence of the Shaikhs of Abu
Dhabi and Umm-al-Qaiwain defined, April 1906
(tt) 'Irtacherons seizure of Shaikh of Umm-al-Qaiwain by Shaikh of Abu
Dnabi and his release by the Resident, 1907
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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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