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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎76] (89/1782)

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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Ixxvi
CHAPTER VII.
KUWAIT.
PEB10D II.
1795—1871.
(k) Relations with British ........ 1012
(a) Colonel Felly's visits and remarkable predictions in regard
to future of Kuwait as a railway terminus, 1865 . 1012
(vi) Relations with Turkey . 1012
(a) Position of Kuwait vis-a-vis the Porte in 1847 and 1863 1012
(J) Dispute regarding the Sufiyeh estate of the Shaikh on
the Shatt-Al-'Arah, 1866 . • . , . 1013
(c) Turkish designs on Kuwait and suspension of British
steamer service, 1866 ..... 1013
PERIOD III.
1866—1892.
PERIOD 111.
1866-1892.
Kule of Shaikh 'Abdullah-bin-Subah, 1866-1892 1014
A. Relations of Kuwait with Turkey, 1866-1892 . . 10U
{Continued in Period IV> heading A.)
(i) Close relations maintained by Shaikh with Turkey , . . 1014
(ii) Assistance rendered to the Turks in annexation of Hasa, 1871 . 1014
(Hi) 1 urks appear to have considered Kuwait to be annexed at same
time as Hasa ......... 1014
B. Relations of Kuwait with Wahhabis, 1866-1892 . . 10U
C. Relations of Kuwait with the British, 1866-1892 . . 1015
(Continued in Period IV, heading B.)
(i) British indifference to Kuwait affairs ..... 1015
D. Relations of Kuwait with Bahrain and Ilasa, 1866-1892 . 1015
PERIOD IV.
1892—1896.
PERIOD IV.
1892-1896.
Rule of Muhammad-bin-Subah, 1892-1896 . 1016
A. Internal history and relations with Turkey, 1892-1896 . 1016
W Despatch of a force to assist Turkey in Hasa, 11893 . . . 1016
(n) Assassination of Shaikh Muhammad by Shaikh Mubarak, 1896 . 1016
B. British relations with Kuwait, 1892-1896 .... 1016
(t) British Ambassador at Constantinople admits, on behalf of Britain
1893 S0V fe y alon S thc coast from Basrah to Qatif,
1017

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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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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎76] (89/1782), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/20/C91/1, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023575941.0x00005a> [accessed 17 November 2018]

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