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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎116] (129/1782)

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. (»*) Question of purchase and ownership of lanl in Persia hy British
PERSIAN subjects
coast and (jH) Embargoes and Rahduri, 184S-1896 2092
ISLANDS- Persian customs, 1848-1896 . . ..... ^095
(v) Status of—(a) The Malcolm Family
PRRTOD VI. ^ Bombay aud Persian S. N. Coy. . . ■ 209S
L. British official matters on the Persian Coast and Islands,
1848-1896 2099
{Continued in Period VII, "heading J.)
(i) 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. transferred in 1873 from Rumbay Government
to Government of India ...... 2099
(ti) The Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. staff and their salaries, 1848-1896 . . . 2099
(in) The Lingea and Shlraz Agencies, 1848-1896 . . . 2101
(iv) Judicial and Consular powers of British Political authorities in
Persia, 1848-1896 2102
(f) Resident and Assistant Resident appointed "Justices of the Peace"
in 1873 and 1877 2102
(vi) Resident made a Consul-General in 187S. First Persian Coast and
Islands Order in Council A regulation issued by the sovereign of Great Britain on the advice of the Privy Council (in modern practice, upon the advice of government ministers). appeared in 1889 .... 2102
(mi) Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. buildings, 1848-1896 ....... 2103
(mi) Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. guard and escort and Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. Steamer . . . 2104
(ix) Affairs at Basldu ......... 2105
(a) British attitude as regards fugitive at Basidu , 2106
(a;) Military detachment transferred from Basldu to Jask in 1879 . 2108
(xi) Establishment on Hanjam Island of a telegraph station in 1868 and
Sultan of Maskat's claim to the Island ..... 2109
PERIOD VTT. PERIOD VII.
R eign of M uzaffar-ud-din S hah, from 1896 . 2110
A. General history of Persia, 1896-1905 2110
(t) Shah's visits to Europe, 1900, 1902, 1905 ..... 2111
B. Mutual opposition of Britain and Russia in Persia in gene
ral matters, 1896-1905 2112
(*) Russian and British loans to Persia 2113
(it) Extension in 1899 for ten years of Russian interdict regarding con
struction of railways, vide Period VI, beading E (it) . . 2114
(iii) Questions relating to Customs 2115
(iv) Questions relating to Railways 2116
(v) Questions relating to Roads 2116
(vi) Questions relating to Telegraphs 2117
C. Mutual opposition of Britain and Russia in Persia in local
matters, 1896-1905 2118
(t) Russian and French activity 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. , 1895-1905. . U18
(u) British Consulate created Rinnan in 1903 and a British native agent Non-British agents affiliated with the British Government.
appointed in 1901 to Bampur but afterwards transferred to Kirman 218

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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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