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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎124] (137/1782)

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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CXXIX)
' I fi
chapter xii.
persian
makran.
appendix j.
APPENDIX K.
(it) Indo-European Telegraph Company (practically a Russian Company)
formed on 8th A])ril 1808 and the Siemens' concessions trans
ferred to it, 24th May 1869 2421
(m) The concession prolonged to 1945 2424
H. Abandounieut of the Tehmn-Kbauaqm-Baghdad line in
1868 2421
(i) Option to resume charge granted to British GoTernment by Conven
tion of 1872, vide heading I (i) below 2423
I. Political and general history of the Indo-European Telegraph
Department and Company} 1868-1904 ..... 2422
(t) Anglo-Persian Convention of 2nd December 1872 replacing that of
1865, vide heading D (») above ...... 2423
(it) Prolonged first to 1905 and then to 31st January 1925 . . . 2423
(m) Indo-European Telegraph Department responsible for Tehran-
Mashad line since 1885 ....... 2424
(ic) Control of Indo-European Telegraph Department transferred from
Government of Bombay to Government of India in 1871 (page
2422) and from latter to the Secretary of State in 1899 . . 2424
J. Financial and administrative history of the Indo-European
Telegraph Department, 1868-1907 2425
(i) Burazjan 'Arabistan line opened under Persian management, 1891 . 2426
K. Modifications in Gulf telegraph system, 186 9-190 7 . . 2426
(i) Telegraph office removed from Bushehr to Rishehr in 1877 . . 2426
(it) Hanjam office closed, 11th December 1880 ... • 2427
(a) Reopened, 19th April 1904 ...... 248o
(tit) Abandonment of Gwadur as a cable station, September 1893 . . 2427
(iv) Jashk-Xasqat cable laid, 1901 ....... 2427
(v) Hanjam-Bunder 'Abbas line established 31st December 1905 . . 2431
L. The Central Persian land line, 1898-1907 .... 2431
(t) Anglo-Persian Telegraph Convention of 1901 ...» 2432
(n) Line completed, 9th May 1904 2433
Annexure 1. Precis of history 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. Section, 1906 2434
Annexure 2. List of telegraph subsidies paid in Persian Makran 2436
Annexure 3. List of Directors-in-Chief of the Indo -European
Telegraph Department 243i
Annexure 4. List of Directors 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. Section . 2438
APPENDIX K.
M ail C ommunications and the I ndian P ost O ffice
in the P ersian G ulf 2439
A.. p ereianGJf and overkud services between India and Em-ope,
. )!439
B. Mail steamer services 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. , 1862-1907 . . 2441

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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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