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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎83] (96/1782)

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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Ixxxiii
Page.
(it) Rebellion of 'Abdukh-bin'Thauniyan and expulsion of the Amir CHAPTER VIII
Kbalid 1105 NAJD.
(m) Relations with Trucial 'Oman, 1840-1842 ..... 1106
(»«) Relations with Britain, 184D-1842 U06 PERIOD y,
(a) Lieutenant Jopp's mission to Hofnf, 1841 . , . H06 1871.
B. Rule of 'Abdullah-bin-Thanayiaiij 1842-1843 . . 1107
(t) Return of the ex-Am!r Faisal and surrender of 'Abdullah, 1843 1107
(n) Relations with Bahrain, 1842-1843 ...... 1107
(m) Relations with Trucial 'Oman, 1842-1843 ..... 1108
{iv) Relations with British, 1842-1843 ...... 1108
C. Rule of Faisal-bin-Turki (Second Reign), 1843-1865 1109
(i) General and Internal history, 1843-1865 ..... 1109
{ii) Relations with Turkey and Egypt . . . . . .1110
(a) Turks considered Amir to be Qaim-Maqam of NajJ and he
was not averse to admit dependence on the Porte when
it suited him, 1855, 1860, and 1862 . . . 1110
(m) Relations with Jabal Shammar, 1843-1865 .... 1111
{iv) Relations with Kuwait, 1843-1865 . , . . . . 1111
(r) Relations with Bahrain, 1843-1865 ...... 1111
(а) Hostilities with Bahrain and agreement by latter to pay
Zakat . 1112
(б) Various attempts to invade Bahrain frustrated by British
action ........ 1112
{vi) Relations with Trucial 'Oman, 1843-1865 ..... 1113
(a) Activity of the Wahhabis at Baraimi and on the coast . 1113
(m) Relations with 'Oman, 1843-1865 ...... 1115
(a) Aggressions on 'Oman, 1845, 1853, and 1865 . . 1115
(J) 'Oman compelled to pay tribute ..... 1115
{viii ) Relations with British, 1843-1865 ...... 1116
{a) British policy as regards Wahhabi action in 'Oman,
Trucial 'Oman and Bahrain . . . . .1116
(i) Colonel Pelly's journey to Riyadh, 1865 . . . 1118
(c) Amir requests that his maritime interests on the Persian
Coast might be protected by the Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. . , 1120
{ix) Relations with France, 1843-1865 ...... 1120
1). Rule of 5 Abdullah-bin-Faisal (First Reign), 1865 -1871 . 1121
(i) Internal position at 'Abdullah's accession, 1865 .... 1121
(n) Rupture with British Government, 1865-1866 .... 1121
(a) Peace arranged 21st April 1866. Wahhabis agree not
to interfere with Arab Chiefs in alliance with Britain,
especially 'Oman, beyond levy of customary tribute . 1124
(tt») Relations with the Turks, 1866 1125
(a) Wahhabi mission to Baghdad to complain of British action
on the Wahhabi seaboard, 1866 .... 1125

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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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