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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎113] (126/1782)

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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Cxi-i/b
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(i) Attitude in regard to armed operations of Shaikhs of the Arab Coast
against the Persian Coast, and of Persian Coast Shaikhs against
each other, 1837 and 1838 ....... 1981
(it) Occupation of Kharag Island by the British in June 1838 . . 1985
(m) Persian obstruction to provisioning of troops at Kharag and insult
to British Naval Commander-in-Chief . . . . t 1987
(tv) Removal 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. in consequence to Khrag .... 1990
(0) Conflict of opinion between Political and Military authorities at
Khrag ......... 1991
(vi) Proposed purchase of Kharag as a location for the British Resi
dency, 1841 ........ 1993
(«et) Evacuation of Kharag by British troops and return 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.
to Bushehr, 1842 1894
(vin) Commandant of.troops instructed by British Minister to inform
Persian representative on Island, when evacuating, that a British
officer and coal depot would be maintained at Kharag . . 1994
PERIOD VI.
Reign of Nasir-ub-Din Shah, 1848-1896 . . . 1995
A. General history of Persia, 184-8-1890
{Continued in Period VII, heading A.)
(i) Shah's visits to Europe, 1873, 1878 and 1889, and introduction of
Austrian military officers as result of second voyage.
B. Relations of Persia with Afghanistan and Turkistan, 1848-
1896
{Continued in Period VII, heading C (iv).)
(?) Anglo-Persian agreement concerning Herat, 25th January 1853 .
(n) Occupation of Herat by Persia and declaration of war against latter
by Britain in 1856 ........
(m) Evacuation of Herat by Persia, 1857 ......
{iv) Herat annexed to Kabul by Dost Muhammad Khan in 1863 .
{v) Colonel Goldsmid's Sistan Award, 1872 ...
(«»") Ayub Khan's attempt to gain Afganistan, his failure and deuort-
ation to India via Baghdad, 1887-1888 . . . i .
C. Relations of Persia with Britain, 1848-1896 ....
{Continued in Period VII, headings S, C and D.)
{i) Slave trade convention of 1851 .......
(ii) Withdrawal of Mr. Murray, British Minister, from Tehran to
Baghdad, 1855, in connection with Herat situation and also owing
to Hasim Khan incident
{in) The Anglo-Persian War, 1856-1857 ...•••
{iv) The Treaty of Peace, 1857 .....
(a) The mutual appointment of Consuls in the dominions of
the other recognized for the first time
{b) Abandonment by British Government of right to protect
Persian subjects not actually in the employment of the
British Legation or British Consular officers, provided
that no such right was accorded to or exercised by other
foreign powers in Persia
CHAPTER XI
PERSIAN
COAST AND
ISLANDS.
PERIOD V.
18.34.-1848.
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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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