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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎70] (83/1782)

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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J. Relations of Bahrain with Persia, 1895-1904
(Continued in heading O {Hi) heloiv.)
(i) Question of the political status of natives of Bahrain in Persia,
1899
(n) Attempt of Belgian Director of Persian customs to post Persiai
customs orticials at Bahrain, 1901 ....
K- Relations of Bahrain with America, 1895-1904 .
(»)" Arabian Mission " established, 1893 ....
(n) Complaints by Shaikh against Mr, Zwemer, 1899
(m) Question of purchase of land in 1901 by Mr. Zwemer as affected
by the Exclusive Agreement of 1892 ....
(iv) " Mason Memorial Hospital " opened, 1902 . .
L. Relations of Bahrain with Germany, 1895-1904-
(Continued in heading O (iv) lelow.)
(i) Establishment of a German firm, Messrs. R, Wonckhaus and Co.
in Bahrain, 1901 ....••■•
(it) Importation of alcoholic liquors into Bahrain prohibited, 1 1900
(iii) Question of purchase by the German firm of house property, 1902
(iv) Question of political status and protection of Germans and other
Europeans in Bahrain, 1900 ......
M. Relations of Bahrain with France, 1895-1904
{Continned in heading O {iv) below.)
(i) French Government enquire.if there is any objection to the inclusion
of Bahrain in the jurisdiction of the French Vice-Consulate at
Bushber, 1904 . . . . . . . . .
N. Rupture between Britain and Bahrain, 19(I4»*} 905
{Continued i* heading O (i) below.)
(i) Misbehaviour of 'Ali-bin-Ahmad, 1904 .....
(n) Outrages on Mr. Wonckhaus and Co., September 1904
(»»») Attack upon Persians, November 1904
(iv) Redress demanded by German Consul at Bushehr from Shaikh of
Bahrain direct .........
(v) British ultimatum delivered to Shaikh, 25th February 1905
(vi) Submission of Shaikh to British terms which included amongst
others deportation of Shaikh 'Ali and abolition of " Sukhrah "
or forced labour ........
(m) Warning conveyed to the Mullas Jasim and Ahmed, who with
Sharidah and Muhammad-bin-Abdul Wahab of Darin were
among the more mischievous of the Shaikh's advisers . .
(viii) Shaikh Hamad, the heir-apparent, also warned that his ultimate
recognition would depend on his future conduct
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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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