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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎68] (81/1782)

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 V.
BAHRAIN.
PERIOD V.
1868—1869.
PEEIOD VI.
FROM 1869.
Ixviii
B. British action
(i) Muhammad-bin-Khalifah, Nasir-bin-Ahmad, and Muhammad bin
'Abdullah captured and deported to India, 18G9
(it) Shaikh 5 Isa-bin 'Ali installed as Shaikh, 18G9 ....
C. Connection of the Wahhabis with the invasion
I). Connection of Persia with the invasion . . . .
(i) Views of Indian Government in regard to our policy in the Gulf .
E. Connection of Turkey with the invasion
(i) Turkey informed Britain could not recognise Turkish claim to the
sovereignty of Bahrain ......
PERIOD VI.
from 1869.
Exile of 'Isa-bin-'Ali, from 1869
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A. Affairs arising out of the Turkish annexation of Hasa,
1871-1872 . * 902
(t) Desire on the part of the Turks to lay claim to all districts over
which the Wahhabi had at any time exercised even transient sway . 902
(n) Turkish aggression checked, 1871-1872 ..... 904
B. General History of Bahrain, 1871-1895
(0 Threatened invasion of Bahrain in 1874 by Xasir-bin-M ubarak
(n) Question of Zubarah 18th-century town located 105 km from Doha. and other Bahrain possessions in Qatar. Claim
to sovereignty by Shaikh of Bahrain over possessions on main
land discouraged by British Government
(in) Fall of Zubiirah and migration of the Xa'im to Bahrain
(iv) Piracies by the Bani Hajir from Hasa, 1878-1879
(v) Preparation by Nasir-bin-Mubarak, now head of the Al 'Abdullah
branch of the ruling family of Bahrain, for an attack on Bahrain,
1880, and action by British. Warning given to Shaikh Jasim of
Dohah and the Wali of Baghdad
(vi) Death of the ex-Shaikh Muhanunad-bin-Khalifah at Makkahin
1890
(w) Rumours of renewed intentions of Nasir-bin-Mubarak to attack
Bahrain, 1892 and 1894 and British warnings given .
C. Relations of Bahrain with Turkey, 1871-1895
{Continued in heading 1 below.)
(t) Various protests by Turks against supposed British actior in
Bahrain ....
(ii) Proposed Turkish lighthouse and coal depot in Bahrain, 1875 and
j -o / y # , #
(Mi) Bxtradition of criminals and debtors between Hasa and Bahrain,
1879-1880 • . . .
( w ) T "rk\ 8 h sovereignty over Bahrain proclaimed at Qatlf, 1893, and
British protest , .
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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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