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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎73] (86/1782)

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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Ixxiii
(n) Discussions between Porte and the British Government
(а) Report of intended Turkish expedition by sea from 'Iraq
to Qatif to support the Aimr' Abdullah in Central
Arabia and to establish Ottoman supremacy over
"Bahrain, Masqat and the independent tribes of
Southern Arabia " ......
(б) Porte gives"assurances that its only intention is to restore
order in Nejd ^ . v ....
{Hi) British policy in the Gulf in connection with the Turkish ex
pedition ..........
(a) Bahrain and the Trucial Shaikhs warned to hold aloof .
(iv) Occupation by the Turks of the Qatif and Hasa Oasis, 1871
(a) Disembarkation at Ras Tanurah, 26th May 1871 .
(J) Turks were assisted by Shaikh of Kuwait .
(c) Visit of Mid-hat Pasha to Hasa, November 1871 .
(v) Proceedings of the Wahhabis .
(vi) Negotiations between the Turks and Wahhabis, 1872
B. Internal administration^ 1874-1877
(«') Installation by the Turks of a Shaikh of the Bani Khalid as
Mutasarrif ... .....
{it) Rebellion against the Turks, its repression and creation of a separate
Basrah Wilayat including Hasa, 1775 .....
C. Serious outbreak of piracy upon the Hasa coast, 1878-
1880 . . . .
(i) Various piracies, 1878-1879 .......
( m ) Local Turkish and British action, 1878-1881 ....
(Hi) Denial by Turks of the existence of piracy, 1881
D. Discussion as to Turkish jurisdiction and responsibility
on the coast of Hasa and orders as to British action in
future upon the same, 1878-1881 .
(i) Action by British vessels on the Hasa coast prohibited, 1879
(ii) Full liberty of action given to Commander of British ships in
Turkish waters, 1881 .......
PERIOD IV.
FUOM 1878.
Gene Hal History oe Hasa feom 1878 .
A» Turkish Governors of Hasa, 1878-1907 . . . .
(i) Hasa again incorporated in Baghdad Wilayat, 1880 . . .
(n) The Basrah districts, including Hasa, finally made into a separate
Wilayat,
(Hi) Saiyyid Talib Pasha, son of the Naqib of Basrah was Mutasarrif
of Hasa from 1902-1905 ..... i .
{iv) Attempt by Turks to create an ocean port and at Darin, 1887
B. Political administration and tribal disturbances, 1878-
1907
(i) Wahhabi rebellion in the Qatif Oasis, 1878 ....
(it) Help rendered to Turks in Hasa by Shaikh of Kuwait, 1893
Pago.
qC n CHAPTER VI.
HASA.
PERIOD III,
966 1871 1878.
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977
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978
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983
983
985
PERIOD rv.
FROM 1878.

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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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