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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎74] (87/1782)

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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KUWAIT,
PERIOD 1.
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(Hi) Dhabitiyah posts established by Turks on islands of Musallamiyab
and Jinnab .........
C. Piracies upon the Hasa Coast, 1881-1907
(i) Turkish inaction in regard to piracies ....
Hi) Discussions between Britain and the Porte in regard to piracies
1883-1889
(а) Action on land taken by the Turksj 1889
(б) Armed boat detailed by the Turks to convoy boats between
Qatif and Bahrain, 1892 ....
(m) Discussion as to British policy in regard to piracies, 1891
(tr) Reparation for piracies on Bahrain boats refused by the Turks
(v) Piracies of Ahinad-bin-Salman, 1902-1907 . . .
{vi) British action in regard to Ahmad -biU 'iSalman's piracies
D. British relations with Hasa, 1871^1907
(i) History of the British Indian communitv established in Qatif in
1864
(a) Withdrawal of Hindu merchants from Qatif in 1895
(J) Hindu merchants in 1901 offer to contribute towards pav
of a British Consular Representative at Qatif am
again in 1903 ......
(it) Question of British representation for Hasa considered, 1903
E. External relations of Hasa other than those with Great
Britain, 1871-1907
(») Relations with Bahrain ... .....
(a) Massacre of Bahrain Shaikhs and their followers in
Hasa and British representations to Porte, 1900-1904 .
(it) Relations with Qatar and Trucial 'Oman .....
(Hi) Relations with Kuwait t , , , , ,
(a) Turkish Irade authorised telegraph line from Basrah to
Qdtif vid Kuwait in 1899. Line however not
constructed .......
(iv) Relations with Najd .
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HISTORY OF KUWAIT,
PERIOD I.
1716-1795.
F ROM FOtTNDATlOK OF KtJWAIT IN 1716 TO TEM^ORA-
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1793 TO 1795
A. Early history, 1716-1798—
(i) Foundation of Kuwait in 1716 by the 5 Utub consisting of three
divisions, the Jalahimah, the Al Khalifah, and the il Subah
(it) Relations with the Dutch, 1758
(nt) Emigration of the Jalahimah and Al Khalifah to Zubarah 18th-century town located 105 km from Doha. in
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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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