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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎75] (88/1782)

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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Ixxv
(t'v) Kuwait trade benefits hy capture of Basrah by the Persians in
1776 and British desert mail to Aleppo is despatched from
Kuwait ..........
(v) Kuwait a dependency of Basrah in 1775 .....
(vt) Participation of Kuwait in capture of Bahrain, 1783 .
B. Temporary location of the British Basrah Factory at
Kuwait, 1193-1795 .
(») Staff of the Pactory ........
(ti) Wahhahi aggressions on Kuwait, 1793-1795 , . . .
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CHAPTER \ II.
KUWAIT.
PERIOD I.
1716-1795.
PERIOD II.
1795-1871.
From the removal of the British Factory from
ktjwatt in 1795 to the annexation of hasa
by the Turks in 1871 ....
A. Internal and external relations, 1795-1838
{Continued in heading C helow.)
(i) Authority of Shaikh of Kuwait acknowledged on the coast as far
south as Ras Khafji, 1829 .......
(it) Relations with Bahrain; ........
{Hi) Eelations With the Wahhabis ......
{iv) Relations with Turkey .......
(a) Shaikh of Kuwait said to acknowledge authority of the
Turks in 1829 .....••
{v} Relations with 'Arabistan .......
(tn) Relations with British
{a) Temporary removal of Basrah Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. to Kuwait,
1821-1822
PERIOD II
1795—1871.
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B. Kuwait affairs during the Egyptian occupation of Ilasa,
1838-1840, and up to annexation of Hasa by the
Turks in 1871 1009
(t) Posting of an Egyptian agent to Kuwait, 1838 . • • 1009
(it) Shaikh's discourtesy to British Political Officer, 1839 . . . 1009
(in) Question of establishing British settlement at Kuwait instead of
Kharag, 1839 1010
C. Internal and external relations, 1840-1871
{Continued in Period /// s headings A, H, and D.)
(t) Patriarchal Government of Shaikh Subah and local conditions^
justice, taxes, etc., under his rule
(n) Relations with Bahrain
{Hi) Relations with Najd . . <
{iv) Relations with 'Arabistan .
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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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