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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎77] (90/1782)

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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PEK10D V.
F rom 1896.
R ule or M ubatiak-bin -S ubah, from 1896 . . 1017
A. General hi&tory from the accession of Shaikh Mubarak in
CHAPTER VII
KUWAIT.
pemod v.
from 1896.
1896 to the " Exclusive Agreement " in 1899
(i) Proceedings of the sons of the late Shaikhs who are assisted by
Yusuf-bin-Ibrahim of Dorah, 1896-1898 ....
(it) Arrival of a Turkish quarantine official at Kuwait, 1897
(m) Appointment in 1897 of Shaikh Mubarak as Qaim-Maqam of
Kuwait .
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(iv) British doubts as to nature of Turkish sovereignty
1896-1897
over Kuwait,
(v) Overtures by Shaikh for British protection, 1897
(ft) Mr. (Jaskin's visit to Kuwait, 1897
{vii) Shaikh's overtures declined by Britain, 1897 ....
(viii) Renewed overtures by Shaikh, 1897 . . • • •
(t'j) Danger to Kuwait from Russia and Turkey, 1898
(x) " Exclusive Agreement " signed 23rd January 1899 .
(a) Hope also held out to Shaikh that British authorities
would do what they could to protect his Fao properties
B. General history from the "Exclusive Agreement^ in
1899 to the appointment of a British Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. at
Kuwait, 1904. . •
(t) Shaikh establishes a regular customs at Kuwait and levies duty
at 5 per cent. .
(it) Attempts by the Turks to assert their authority at Kuwait and
British warning, 1899 ....••
(ttt) Dalliance of the Shaikh with Persia, 1899. ....
(t») Visit of a German Railway Commission tc Kuwait, January 1900 .
(„) British declaration to Turkey and Germany in regard to Kuwait,
1900
(tn) Outbreak of hostilities in Central Arabia—
(a) Shaikh Mubarak and Shaikh Sa'dun of the Muntafik
allied against Ibn-Rashid . . . • •
(b) Intervention of the Turks, visit of Shaikh Mubarak to
the Wali of Basrah, and presentation to former of
a Turkish decoration
{vii) Invasion of Central Arabia by Shaikh of Kuwait, 1900-1901
(a) Battle of Sarif, 17th March 1901 ....
(vtii) Shaikh Mubarak's request for Britain to assume a permanent
protectorate over Kuwait repelled, 1901, likewise overtures
from Ibn-Rashid
(ix) Attempted attack on Kuwait by the Turks by sea prevented by
naval action, August-September 1901
(a) Protests by Turkey and Germany and British reply
(i) Mutual Anglo-Turkish agreement to observe the status
quo, 9th September 1901 ....
(#) Panic at Kuwait on approach of Ibn-Rashid, September-October
1901, and British naval assistance given ....
(xi) Attempts by Turks to upset the status quo and presentation to
the Shaikh of an ultimatum, November 1901
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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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