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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎69] (82/1782)

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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(t>) TranshipiTiont of Turkish troops in Eahrain waters prohibited by
the British Government, 1893 ......
(vi) Political status of Bahrain subjects in Turkey, 1890-1894 .
(a) Turkey informed that Bahrain was under British pro
tection, 1892 . . . . . . f
D. Relations of Bahrain with Persia, 1871-1895
{Continued in heading J helotv.)
{%) Persian claims to Bahrain and Persian intrigues, 1886-1887 .
E. British relations with Bahrain, 1871-1895 ....
{Continued in heading G helotv.)
(i) British censure of a political murder by the Shaikh, 1877 .
( m ) First " Exclusive Agreement" with Shaikh of Bahrain, 22nd De
cember 1880 .
(Hi) Final " Exclusive Agreement," 13th March 1892
F. Attempted invasion of Bahrain from Qatar, 1895-1896
00 Formation of a hostile Al-Bin-'Ali settlement at Zubarah 18th-century town located 105 km from Doha. , 1895
(n) Muster of Turkish and Qatari forces at Zubarah 18th-century town located 105 km from Doha.
(in) Destruction by British of the hostile fleet, 1895
(iv) Protest by the Turks who were informed that Britain could not
admit the coast on which Zubarah 18th-century town located 105 km from Doha. was situated to be part of the
Ottoman Empire ........
G. (ieneral history of Bahrain and British policy, 1895-1904
{Continued in heading N lelow.)
{%) Shaikh Hamad recognised as heir-apparent, 12th February 1901 .
(n) Differences between Shaikh 'Tsa and his nephew 'Ali-bin-Ahmed,
1899 J
(w) Question n* the reform of the customs, 1899-1903
(a) Shaikh raises duty from 4 to 5 per cent., 1899
{iv) British political representation ;. . . , ,
{a) European officer appointed, February 1900 .
(5) Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. appointed, 1904 ....
{v) Protection of British subjects .......
{a) Fracis, Times and Co. Arms case, 1899
{vi) Experimental office opened by Imperial Bank of Persia, June 1900
{vii) Landing stage constructed by Shaikh, 1904 ....
{viii) Asphalt deposit near Jabal-ad-Dukhan, 1904 ....
{ix) Victoria Hospital opened, 1905 ......
H. Internal History of Bahrain, 1895-1904 ....
I. Relations of Bahrain.with Turkey, 1895-1904
{Continued in heading O (u) heloiv.)
(i) Constantinople Board of Health propose a sanitary post in
Bahrain, 1897 .........
{ii) Turkish Government request application to them for an Ottoman
exequatur for the recently appointed " British Vice-Consul"
at Bahrain, 1898 . .......
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CHAPTER V.
BAHRAIN.
PERIOD VX.
FROM 1869,

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Content

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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