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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎65] (78/1782)

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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C, Growth of Bahrain as a pirate depot
(i) Bahrain affairs in connection with the British expedition against
Ras-al- Khaimah, 1819-1820 ......
(ii) Submission of Bahrain to 'Oman, 1820, and payment of tribute
(m) Bahrain signs " General Treaty of Peace," 23rd February 1820
D. Events in Bahrain, 1820-1829
(i) Extraordinary and unauthorised agreement signed at Shiraz by
Captain Bruce, the Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. , explicitly admitting the
title of Persia to possession of Bahrain, 30th August 1822 .
(n) Immediate disavowal of agreement by Bombay Government .
(in) Position at Bahrain in 1823-1825 ......
(iv) Feud between Rahmah-bin-Jabir and the Shaikhs of Bahrain, until
death of former in 1825 . .....
{y) Renewed designs of 'Oman on Bahrain and British protests .
(n) Third and last attack on Bahrain by 'Oman, 1828
(m) Treaty of peace concluded between Bahrain and 'Oman, 2nd Decem
ber 1829
PERIOD III.
1829-1843.
F rom the peace with 'O man in 1849 to the
E xpulsion of 'A bdullah-bin -A hmad prom the
S haikhship of B ahrain in 1813 ....
A. General history, 1830-183 S
(t) Re-establishment of Vahhabi influence in Hasa, submission to them
of Bahrain, and payment made of Zakat, 1830
{ii) Supremacy of Wahhabi repudiated by Bahrain, 1833, and Tarut
Island captured, 1834 .......
(in) Rebellion in Qatar, 1S35 ... * ...
{iv) Rapprochement withWahhabis and nominal tribute paid them, 1836
{v) Ineptitude and bad Government of Shaikh 'Abdullah .
B. British relations with Bahrain^ 1830-1839
{Continued in Period JP, heading E.)
{i) Non-inclusion of Bahrain in the Maritime Truce of 1835
{ii) Extension of the Restrictive Line to Bahrain, 1836
C. Relations of Bahrain with the Egyptians, and Bahrain
affairs, 1838-1840 .
(i) Arrival of the Egyptians in Hasa and demands on Bahrain, 1838
(ii) British attitude in regard to the Egyptians ....
(Hi) Application of Shaikh for help to Persia and arrival of a Persian
Envoy, 1838
(iv) Sudden submission of Shaikh o f Bahrain to Egyptians and payment
to tribute, 1839
(v) Retirement of the Egyptians, 184.0 . . . • t .
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CHAPTER V.
BAHRAIN.
PERIOD II.
1783—1829.
PEUIOD III.
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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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