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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎96] (109/1782)

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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chapter ix, E br^ h relations, 1839-1861
turkish iraq *
PERIOD XII.
1839—1861.
{Continued in Period XIII, heading E.)
Page,
1386
(t) Question of British commercial navigation of the Tigris and its
settlement, 1845-1846 . « ..... 13g8
(it) British Indian subjects at Xajaf, 1852 * , 1391
{Hi) Commencement of British commercial steam navigation on the Tigris,
1859-1861 1391
F. British official establishments, enterprises and policy,
1839-1861 1392
{Continued in Period XIII, heading F.)
(t) Consular status of the 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 Baghdad explained by the
Secretary of State for Foreign.Affairs, and dual nature of his
charge ris-a-ris the Government of India specificallv recognised,
^44 "... 1395
(it) Baghdad post raised to a Consulate-General, 1851 . . 1395
(tit) British military guard at Baghdad, 1339-1361 . . . 1395
(iv) British representation at Basrah ...... 1396
(c) British representation at Najaf, 1854 1397
{vi) Formation of a British armed flotilla in Mesopotamia!! waters. 1839-
184,0 1397
(a) Lieutenant H. B. Lynch appointed to command . . 1397
(5) Reduction of the flotilla to one vessel, 1842 . . . 1399
(vii) Question of the retention of a British armed steamer on the Tieris
1844-1845. ' ^99
(a) The Nitocris replaced by the " Comet," 1852 . . 1401
(mi) British steamer depots at Basrah and Baghdad, 1839-1858 . . 1401
{ix) British explorations and surveys, 1839-1861 . . . , 1403
(ar) British archaeological enterprises, 1839-1861 .... 1404
(xi) The British Dromedary Mail, 1839-1861 1405
(xii) Policy of local British officers, 1839-1861 1405
(xiii) Proposed British Euphrates Valley Railway, 1856-1857 . 1407
{xtv) Grant by His Highness Mir Nasir Khan of Sind for the clearance
ot the Husainiyah canal, 1836-1842 1408
G. The Oudh Bequest, 1849-1861 ....
{Continued in Period XIII, heading O.)
(t) Origin of the " Oudh Bequest," 17th August 1825
(it) Coming into operation of the Oudh Bequest, 1849
(iii) Results locally of the bequest .
. 1409
1409
1411
1414
H ' ^ e 839- 0 1861 With Eur0p6an c0 ' mtriss other than Britain,
• 1415
{Continued in Period XIII, heading H.)
(») Relations with France
1415

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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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