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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎101] (114/1782)

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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M. British Government vessels in Turkish Traq, 1870-1905
{{) Right of British war vessels to navigate above Qurnah or
Basrah, 1881 ...
( n ") Question of British war vessels at Basrah, 1883-1886
(m) Question of the " Comet " proceeding above Basrah, 1885-
iby4 , ,
N. Official questions between Turkish and British authorities
1876-1905 }
(i) Opposition to British Post Offices, 1881-1887
(n) Question of official tours by the Resident, 1885 .
(m) Direct landing from steamers at the British Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. , Bagh
dad, prohibited, 1888-1889 , . ..."
(?e) Prohibition on the importation of loaded cartridges, 1891
(v) Vexatious interference with British Indian sailing vessels on the
Shatt-al-'Arab, 1893-1898 .
(0) Intimation to Turkish Government in regard to search
of, or interference with British vessels ion the Shatt-
el-'Arab, 1896
(6) Settlement reached by threat to appoint a British
Consular Officer at Pao, December 189G
O") Abuse of quarantine by the Turks on the Shatt-el-'Arab, 1890-
1905
O. British official matters and interest?, 1876-1905 .
(?) Appointment of British representative at Baghdad styled
" Resident," 1880
(n) General status and extent of jurisdiction of the British Resident
at Baghdad, 1884-1888 .......
(a) Orders of the Home Government in above connection,
1888
(1) Lse of the title " Resident " when addressing Poreign
Consuls and Turkish officials, 1903-1904 .
(m) Question of official calls on Sultan's birthday and national f^te
days, 1889 . . . . ,
O) Question of an Assistant to the Resident at Baghdad, 1881-
1891
(«) Appointment of a Commercial Assistant to the Resident, 1904-
1905
(vi) The new " Comet," 1884 .......
(«) Question of the employment of a lascar guard from the
" Comet " for the custody of prisoners
{vii) 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. building at Baghdad ......
(rm) British representation at Karbala and Kadhimain, 187G, 1903
(a) Appointment of a British Consular Agent at Karbala, .
1893
(5) Appointment of a British Vice-Consul at Karbala and
abolition of the Khadimain Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. , 1903 .
(ix) British representation at Basrah, 1876-1898 ....
(a) Status of Basrah post raised from a Vice-Consulate to a
Consulate but to remain under the jurisdiction of His
Majesty's Consul-General at Baghdad, 1879
{i) Question of detaining an exequatur for an acting incum
bent, 1884
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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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