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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎67] (80/1782)

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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Ixvii
Page.
{it) Claim to sovereignty over Bahrain by the Turks summarily rejected
by the British Government, 1851 . ..... 885
(m) Supplementary engagement in regard to the slave trade, 10th,Mav
1856 '.886
(iv) Renewed danger from the Wahhabis, now nominally subject to
Turkey, and from sons of the eaj-Shaikh again averted by
British action, 1859 ......... 887
(v) Shaikh of Bahrain simultaneously invites protection of jTurkey and
Persia, by both of whom envoys are sent to Bahrain where the
Persian dnd Turkish flags are alternately hoisted, 1859 . 888
(vi) Discussion of the policy to be adopted by Britain in regard to these
events; Secretary of State accepts view that independence of
Bahrain shall be recognised, 1861 ..... 888
(vii) Convention with Britain signed by Shaikh of Bahrain, 21st May
1861, result of which was to assimilate position of Bahrain to
that of the Trucial Chiefs in regard to the perpetual Treaty of
Peace . . . . 889
(mii) Expulsion of Muhammad, son of the;e.r-Shaikh 'Abdullah, from
Dammam by British Naval force, 1861 ..... 890
(ix) Resident forbidden to confiscate vessels belonging to chiefs on his
own responsibility ........ 891
(x) Reassertion of Persian claims to Bahrain, 1866-1867 . . . 891
(xi) Claims of the Wahhabi Amir to Bahrain, 1866-1867 . . . 893
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(a) Colonel Pelly of opinion that Shaikh held himself inde
pendent as regards Bahrain, and only paid tribute to
the Wahhabis for protection of his Qatar possession ; . 892
(h) (Tovernment of India enunciate opinion in 1867 that
Shaikh was independent of other powers in respect of
his insular possessions and not subject to Wahhabis
unless in regard to Qatar ..... 892
(xii) Treacherous attack by Shaikh Muhammad of Bahrain and the
Shaikh of Abu Dhabi on Dohah and Wakrah, 1867 . . • 892
(a) British punitive action against Bahrain and Abu Dhabi,
1868 893
(h) Flight of Shaikh Muhammad and Agreement executed
5th September 1868 with his brother 'Ali-bin-Khallfah
declaring Muhammad to have forfeited the chiefship
and Shaikh 'Ali to have become sole ruler. Amongst
other provisos was one for appointment of an agent to
represent Shaikh at Bushehr in his dealings with the
Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. ........ 895
(c) Protest by Persia against British action and British promise
that should punitive measures against Bahrain again
become necessary, Persia would, if practicable, be
informed beforehand, 1869 ..... 896
CHAPTER V.
BAHRAIN.
PERIOD IV.
1843 —1868.
PERIOD V.
1868-1869.
Rule of 'A li -bin-Khalieah, 1868-1809, and In
terregnum, 1869
a. Intrigues of the ^-Shaikh Muhammad^ 1869 ,
(i) Invasion of Bahrain and death of Shaikh 'Ali, 1869 . .
peeiod v.
1868-1869,
896
896
897

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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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