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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎63] (76/1782)

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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Ixiii
PERIOD 111.
F rom 1893.
Page.
Period since the kising against the Turks, 1893-
1907 824;
A. General history, 1893-1907 ...... 821.
(t) Administrative position in Qatar in 1905 ..... 825
(it) Assassiuatioii of Shaikh Ahmad, brother of Shaikh J asim and its
results .......... 826
B. British relations, 1893-1907 827
(t) Question of the status of Qatar, 1893 ..... 827
(ii) Question of British war vessels at Dohah and British liberty of
action in Qatar, 1893 ....... 827
(w) His Majesty's Government observed that there was no sufficient
reason for alio wing'Turkish pretensions to * * * pre
vent Government of India making such treaties with Chiefs of
Qatar as might be considered advisable ..... 828
(iv) Attempted invasion of Bahrain from Zubarah 18th-century town located 105 km from Doha. with the countenance
of the Turks, 1895 ........ 828
(v) Question of Turkish sanitary post in Qatar, 1897 . . . 828
(y i) Question of the renewal of treaty relations between Great Britain
and the Al Thani Shaikhs, 1898-1899 ..... 828
{a) Definite overtures by Shaikh Ahmad in 1898 and 1902 . 829
[vii) Attempts by the Turks to appoint officials at Zubarah 18th-century town located 105 km from Doha. , Wakrah,
and 'Odaid, 1902-1904 ..... . . 830
{viii) Piracies on the Qatar coast, 1893-19110 ..... 831
[a) Orders of Government in regard to piracies. All cases to
be reported to them before action is taken, February
1907 833
(ix) Visits by British officers to Qatar, 1899-1906 .... 834
C. Relations with Najd, 1893-1907 835
(i) Relations of Shaikh J asim with Ibn Rashid, Amir of Jabal
Shammar and Hail ........ 835
(♦») Relations of Shaikh J asim and Ahmad with Ibn-Sa'ud, the
Wahhabi Amir of Riyadh ....... 835
CHAPTER IV.
QATAR.
PERIOD lit.
< ROM 1893.
CHAPTER V.
HISTORY OF BAHRAIN.
CHAPTER V.
BAHRAIN.
PERIOD I.
1602-1783.
From thk expulsion or the Portuguese from
Bahrain in 1602 to the expulsion op the
Persians in 1783
A. Expulsion of the Portuguese from Bahrain by the Persians
in It)02 -
(t) Persian occupation of uncertain duration .....
836
836
836
PERIOD I.
1602—1783.

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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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