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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎109] (122/1782)

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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K ai I 1
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B. General history of coast districts, 1779-1795
{Continued in Period 111, heading B.i
(i) Capture of Bushehr by Tangistanis, 1779 .
(ii) Counter invasion of Tangistan in same year
Page,
. 1846
chapter xi,
persian
coast and
islands.
1846
1849 PERIOD II.
1779—1795
C. British Relations and Trade with southern districts, and
East India Company's establishments, 1779-1796 . . 1853
(Continued m Period IV, headings J, K and L.)
{i) The Bushehr Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. no longer subordinate to the Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. at
Basrah which had itself been reduced 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. in 1778 . 1856
PERIOD III.
1795-1797.
B eigk oir A gha M tjhamad K han , 1795-1797
(rounder of the Q ajar dynasty) . . . 1857
A. General history of Persia, Internal and External, 1795-1797 1857
{Continued in Period IV, headings A to H.)
B. General history of coast districts, 1795-1797
{Continued in Period IV, heading I.)
PERIOD IV.
1797-1834.
K eign op E at-h 'A li S hah , 1797-183di
A. General history of Persia (Internal), 1797-1834
{Continued in Period V, headings A and G.)
B. Relations of Persia with Afghanistan, 1797-1831 .
{Continued in Period V, headings A and B.)
C. Relations of Persia with Turkey, 1797-1834 .
{Continued in Period V, heading B.)
{() The first Treaty of Erzeromn, 28th J uly 1823
D. Relations of Persia with other States 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. ,
specially ^Oman, 1797-1834
{Continued in Period V, heading JE.)
E. Relations of Persia with native powers in India, 1797-1834 1873

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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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