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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎108] (121/1782)

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 xi.
persian
coast and
islands.
period i.
1763—1779.
CHAP PER XI.
PERSIAN COAST AND ISLANDS.
PERIOD II.
1779—1795.
PERIOD I.
1763-1779.
K arim K han Z and , 1763-1779 ....
A. British relations with Southern districts, 1 763-1779 .
[Continued in Period J I, heading C.)
(t) Establishment of 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. at Bushehr by the East India
Company, 12th April 1703, and the grant of prvileges to the
British by Karim Khan ..••••
(ii) OiK'i'ations against Mir Mahanna, Chief of Bandai Rig
nil') Asrreement, dated 14th April 1768, with Karim Khan md grant " in
perpetuity " to the British of the "entire possession and
dominion of Kharag Island " if successfully captured by them
(it) Failure to capture Kharag, May 1768
(w) Unsettled relations with Karim Khan, 1768 ....
(fjt) Withdrawal of Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. from Bushehr t) Basrah, 179J
{vii) Satisfactory settlement with Karim Khan and British flag rehoisted
at Bushehr, 26th April 1775
B. General history of coast districts, 1763-1779 ....
{Continued in Period II, heading B.)
(») Events at Rig and Kharag, 1763-1779 . . . . •
(a) Expulsion of the Dutch from Kharag Island by Mir
Mahanna, 1st January 1766 .
( m ) Events at Bushehr, 1763-1779
(in) Events on the Shibkuh coast and below, 1763-1779
v it;) Events at Bandar 'Abbas and Hormuz, 1763-1779
C. Establishments of the East India Company in Persia, 1763-
1779
{Continued in Period II, heading C.)
(t) Powers and duties of the Resident at Bushehr, 1763-1779
(a) His subordination to the <f Agent and Council " at Basrah .
(b) Military guard and boat at Bushehr, 1763-1766
PERIOD II.
1779-1795.
K xjlers of the Z and dynasty after K arim
K han , 1779-1795 ( with genealogical tree of
the family ) 1833
A. General history of Persia, 1779-1795 1835
(Continued in Period III, heading A.)
(») Final overthrow of the Zand dynasty and death in 1795 of Lutf
Page.
1776
1778
1779
1784
1798
1799
1801
1802
1812
1814
1814
1818
1821
1823
1824
1830
1830
1830
1832
i'
'Ali Khan, the last of the line
1846

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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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