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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎91] (104/1782)

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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D. The French in Turkish'Iraq, 1757-1773 ...
{Continued in Period IX, heading O.)
(t) The Trench position in 1765-1766 ......
E. Other European nations in Turkish 'Iraq, 1757-1773 .
(i) Disappearance of the Portuguese ....
(ii) Disappearance of the Dutch .....
(m) Several Italian merchants at Basrah .... ,
PERIOD IX.
1773-1789.
K BIGN OF A bdtjl H AM I D 1, 1773-1789 . e . .
A. Situation in Europe, 1773-1789
{Continued in Period X, heading A.)
(») Wars with Eussia .........
(a) Annexation of the Crimea by Kussia in 178" .
B. Internal affairs and British relations, 1773-1775
{Continued in headings C, D, JfJ and F hdow.)
{%) Return of the British Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. from Bombay, 17^4
(ii) Principal items of public revenue in 1773 .....
(m) Customs and consulage of the East India Company in 1763 .
C. Occupation of Basrah bj the Persians, 1775-1779
(t) Withdrawal of tie British Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. from Basrah to Bushehr, 11th to
15th April 1775 ... . . . .
{ii) Surrender of Basrah by the Turks, 15th April 1776 . *
(tit) Return of the British Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. to Basrah, May 1776
{iv) Reduction of the Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. at Basrah to a Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. , 1778
{v) The " Desef*" Mail " despatched from Kuwait instead of Basrah,
1778
V. Recovery of Basrah by the Turks, 1779
(«) Death of Karim Khan and evacuation of Basrah by the Persians,
1779
{it) Return of Sulaiman from Shiraz and his appointment to the
Pashaliq of Baghdad, 1779 .......
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TURKISH IRAQ.
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I'EEIOD VIII.
1757—1773.
PERIOD IX.
1773—1789.
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E. Internal affairs, 1779-1789
{Continued in Period X, heading B.)
{i) Turkish campaign against the Ka'ab, 1784 , * . *
{ii) Capture of Basrah by the Muntaflk and their eventual defeat by the
Turks, 1787
(m) Trade and duties on goods, 1790 .
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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:

Extent and format
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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