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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎114] (127/1782)

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 vi.
cxiv
Page.
(o) No previous Treaty or Agreement was renewed bv the
Treat} of Peace exeeptthe Slave Convention of 1851 . 2032
(®) Return of Hritisli Minister to Tehran in 1857 .... 2033
(«») Request of Persia in 1860 and again in 1870 for loan of British
military officers ignored ...... 2033
(««») Anglo-Persi/in Telegraphs, 1869-1871 , 2033
{viii) Colonel Goldsmid's Makran Boundary Commission, 1869-1871 . 2034
(tr) The " Reuter " concession granted, 1872, and rescinded in 1873 . 2034
(x) Fennanent Slave Trade Convention of 1882 .... 2036
(xi) Foundation of Imperial Hank of Persia (with exclusive mining
rights) b.v Baron de Reuter in 1889. Retirement in 1893 of
Imperial Ottoman Bank from Persia and of Imperial Bank of
Persia from Baghdad 2036
(xii) Grant of preferential rights to Britain in regard to railway con
struction in Southern Pcsia, 1889-1890. .... 2036
(a) Similar grant in regard to tramways, 1890 . . . 2038
(arm) The Theran-Ahwaz Road concession, 1890, vide also Chapter
X, Part TV, heading H (ii) ....... 2037
(xiv) Formation of Mining Rights Corporation, 1890-1894, in order to
utilize the mining privileges of the Imperial Bank of Persia . 2037
(xv) Lotteries and tobacco monopolies ..... 2037
D. British official matters in Persia, 1848-1896 .... 2038
{Continued in Period VJT. heading E.)
(t) Question of the dependence of the British Legation in Persia, . 2038
(h) Legation placed under 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. , 1859, but retransferred to
Foreign Office in 1860. ... .... 2038
(Hi) House of Commons Committee recommend Legation being placed
under 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. and failing that post to be staffed by Indian
Officers selected by Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs; 18th
Ma .v 1871 . . . . . . . . . . 2039
E. Relations of Persia with Russia, 1848-] 896 .... 2039
(Continued in Period VII, headings B, C and D.)
(t) Anglo-Russian understanding of 1834 for the maintenance of the
integrity and independence of Persia re-affirmed in 1888 . . 2039
(H) Russia obtains interdict on building of all railways for ten vears
from 1890. . . . / . . 2041
P. Relations of Persia with other European powers, 1848-1896 2042
(i) Treaties of I<riendship and Commerce with various foreign powers
between 1855 and 1873 , . . . . 2042
G. Relations of Persia with Turkey, 1848-1896 .... 2013
(t) Question of the extra-territorial jurisdiction of Persian Consuls,
1849 and 1875 . . . . 2044
K. delations 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. ,
lo^o-isyb • • , . 2045
2046
{Continued in Period VII, heading Q.)
( ) a^t lease of Bunder Abbas and its dependencies to'Oman, 1868
Ple fcf Ven V B / itish Government in 1869 to inform Persian
fonn^'l!^ 611 0 i. an ^« P UI "tive measures it might in future be
iound necessary to take against Bahrain . . . .2047
(m) Persian intrigues in Trucfol 'Oman, 1887-1888 .... 2047

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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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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎114] (127/1782), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/20/C91/1, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023575941.0x000080> [accessed 14 August 2018]

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