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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎95] (108/1782)

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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^viii) The Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. in Turkish 'Iraq placed in 1835 under
direct authority of the Government of India, as also is the Resi
dency at Bushehr, correspondence however being sent under
flying seal through the Government of Bombay
(ix) Introduction of steam navigation on the Euphrates and Tigris by a
British expedition under Colonel F. 11. Chesney, 1834-1837
(a) Navigation Farm an of 1834 .....
(b) Navigation of the Tigris, Euphrates and Karun
(x) Experiment in overland communication for the Indo-European mails
by the Euphrates route discontinued, but Lieutenant Lynch
directed to continue surveys
(xd) Abolition of the " Desert Mail," 1833 .... *
(sit) Organisation of a " Dromedary Post " between Bairut and Basrah
vid Damascus and Hit, 1836 . . t . • •
H. Trade in Turkish 'Iraq, 1807-1839
PERIOD XII.
1839-1861.
p a£re chapter ix.
g turkish iraq.
1339
1340
1341
1342
1343
1344
1344
1345
TElUOD XI.
1807—1889.
PERIOD XII.
1839—1881.
H eign of ' A bdul M ajid, 1839-1861
A. Situation in Europe, 1839-1861 ,
{Continued in Period XIII, heading A.)
. 1345
. 1345
U) Sultan confers Pashaliq of Egypt on Muhammad'Ali and his des-
cendants, 13th February 1841 ....•• 1346
(n) Convention of London, 13th July 1841, by which Dardanelles and
Bosphorus are closed to foreign men of war . .
(in) Crimean War, 1834-1856, and Treaty of Paris, 30th March 1856 .
B. Internal Affairs, 1839-1861
{Continued in Period XIII, heading C.)
(i) Rebellion at Karbala, its suppression and general massacre, 184.
1843
1346
1347
1348
(ii) Tribal disturbances
(iii) The Baghdad Pashaliq in 1854
1349
1358
1368
1371
C. Turkish administrative arrangements, 1839-1861 .
{Continued in Period XIII, heading D.)
(i) Separation of Basrah from Baghdad and its erection into a Pashaliq, ^
D. Relations with Persia, 1839-1861
{Continued in Period XIII) heading B )
(i) Frontier questions and " Second " Treaty of Erzeroum, 1847 .
(a) Terms of the Treaty .••••"
(ii) Extra-territorial jurisdiction denied to Persian Consuls, 1849.
1373
1373
1376
1385

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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' [‎95] (108/1782), 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_100023575941.0x00006d> [accessed 14 November 2018]

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