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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎62] (75/1782)

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 iv.
qatar.
PERIOD II.
1871—1893.
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(a) Turks were accompanied by Shaikh of Kuwait
(it) Shaikh Jasim-bin-Muhammad-bin-Thani appointed Qaim-Maqam of
Qatar by the Turks, 187G .......
(in) Military garrison and steam launch stationed at Dohah by the
Turks in 1888 ........
(iv) Mudirs arrive for Zubarah 18th-century town located 105 km from Doha. and 'Odaid, 1890
B. British relations with Qatar, 1872-1893 . , . .
(Continued in Period 111, heading B.)
(♦) Question o^ political relations with Shaikh of Dohah and the Turks,
18S1-1882
{ii) Turks decline to agree to a joint police of the seas, 1881
(m) British Commanders empowered by British Government to act in
the territorial water of Turkey, 1881 .....
(f'o) Shaikh Jasim gives a verbal promise to adhere to Agreement of
1868
(r) British Indian traders expelled from Dohah, 1882
(vi) British naval action and Shaikh J asim compelled to pay compensa
tion, 1882 .........
(vii) Protest in 1883 by the Turks and latter informed that Britain had
never admitted Turkish rights of suzerainty over Qatar .
(viii) Wanton attacks on British Indian traders, British action'taken, and
usual protests by Turks, 1887-1888 . . . " .
(ij?) Further correspondence between Britain and Turkey in regard to
latter's position at Qatar, 1889 . . .
C. Relations with Bahrain and affairs at Zubarah 18th-century town located 105 km from Doha. , 1872-1893
(i) Claims of Shaikh of Bahrain to Zubarah 18th-century town located 105 km from Doha. , 1873 ....
(ii) Shaikh of Bahrain's claims to Qatar disallowed bv the Government
of India, 1875 ........
(Hi) Evacuation of Zubarah 18th-century town located 105 km from Doha. by Shaikh of Bahrain, 1875 .
(iv) Destruction of Zubarah 18th-century town located 105 km from Doha. by Shaikh Jasim, 1878 . . . .
(v) Rumours of Turkish intentions to rebuild Zubarah 18th-century town located 105 km from Doha. , 1888-1891
D. Relations with Abu Dhabi and affairs at 'Odaid, 1872-1893
(i) Relations of the Turks with 'Odaid, 1871-1876
(ti) 'Odaid claimed byTurks as a dependencv of Qatar.and beWing to
Turkey, 1878
(Hi) Return in 1880 of the Bani \ as to Abu Dhabi and hostilities
between latter and Shaikh Jasim of Dohah, 1880-1890 .
(iv) Prospect of 'lurkish and Central Arabian (i.e., bv Ibn Kashid)
interference, 1888 . . . ... .
O') lurkish support of Shaikh of Dohah in the war, and the communi
cation addressed to Abu Dhabi, 1889
E. Rising in Qatar against Turkish authority, 1893
(Continued in Period HI, heading A.)
(t) Defeat of a Turkish force near Dohah, 26th March 1893
(it) Shaikh Jasim appeals to the British and asks to renew the agree-'
ment ot 1868, or undertake same obligations as the Shaikhs of
Irucial Oman, 1893
(in) Pinal settlement with the Turks, June 1893
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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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