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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎112] (125/1782)

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 v.
1834—1848.
Page.
D. Relations of Persia with Turkey, 1838-1848 .... 1968
{Continued in Period VI, heading O.)
(i) Commission and Second Treaty of Erzeroum, 1843-1847 . . 1968
E Relations of Persia with other States 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. ,
1838-1848 1969
{Continued in Period VI, heading ff.)
F. Relations of Persia with Russia, 1838-1848 .... 1969
{Continued in Period VI, headin<j h )
(i) Seizure of Island of Ashwadah in the Caspian by Russia in 1840 . . 1969
G. Relations of Persia with France, 1838 -1848 .... 1969
{Continued in Period VI, heading F.)
(t) French Military officers replace British in Persian Army, 1839 . 1970
11. Relations of Persia with Britain, 1838-1848 . . . . 1970
{Continued in Period VI, heading C.)
(i) Withdrawal to Erzeroum of Sir J. McNeill, British Minister, and
withdrawal from Persia of British military officers, 1838 . . 197-
(»*) Lord Palmerston's demands, 11th July 1839 .... 191
{Hi) Guarantee given by Persian Government in 1840 of immunity
from punishment by Persian authorities without the knowledge
of the British Minister of servants and dependents of the
British Mission . . . - . . . .1*72
(iv) Return to Tehran of British Minister, 1841 .... 1*73
(v) Sir J. McNeill's " Commercial Treaty " of 28th October 1841, and
the appointments of a Consul at Tehran and Consul-General
at Tabriz and the Resident at Bushire recognised for the first
time .......... 1973
{vi) Farman relating to Bankruptcies, 1844 .... 1973
{vii) Farman relating to Slave Trade, 1848 ..... 1974
I. British official matters in Persia generally, 1834-1848 . . 1974
{Continued in Period VI, headings D and L.)
{i) British Representatives at Tehran, 1834-1848 ....
(u) Retransfer of Tehran Legation to His Majesty's Government, 1835,
but Indian officers still appointed as Ministers
(in) Abolition of post of Assistant to the Resident at Bushehr resolved
by Government of India in 1835 but successfully opposed by
Government of Bombay in 1838 and again in 1841 .
1974
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J. Affairs of the Persian Coast and Islands, 1834-1848
{Continued in Period VI, heading I.)
(i) Garrison of 200 Persian Sarbaz posted on Kharag Island, 1843 . 1930
K. British relations with Persian Coast and Islands, 1834-1848 1981
{Continued in Period VI, heading J)

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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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