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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎125] (138/1782)

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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C. Mail steamer services on the Tigris, 1863-1907 . . . 2443 CH pERsfAN^'
D. Establishment of Indian post offices, 1864-1892. . . . 2445 makran.
E. Discipline, control, inspection and working of the Indian
Post Offices, 1864-1907 ........ 2445
F. Histories of the various Indian post offices, 1864-1907 . . 2448
G. Political questions connected with Indian post offices in
Persia, 1864-1907 2454
(<) Anglo-Persian Postal Agreement of 1878 ..... 2455
{%%) Persian proposal ( that British Postmaster, Bushehr, should also take
charge of Persian post office there refused, 1876 . . . 2456
(m) Management of Persian Postal Department transferred to Imperial
Persian Customs, 1902 ........ 2458
(it) Various controversies with Persian Postal Department . , • 2458
(v) Newspapers, forbidden by the Persian Government, liable, since 1899,
to be intercepted by the Indian post office ..... 2460
H. Political questions connected with Indian post offices in
Turkish Iraq, 1868-1907 2460
Annexure 1. Table of 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. mail contracts, 1862-1914 2468
Annexure 2. Table of Tigris River mail contracts, 1863-1904 2470
Annexure 3. Table of British Indian post offices in the Persian
Gulf Division 2472
Annexure 4. Postal undertaking by Shaikh of Koweit, 28th
February 1904 2474
APPENDIX L. ' ai'MDIK t.
The Slave Trade 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. .Region 2475
A, General division of the subject 247 6
APPENDIX M. AlPENDIX M.
Epidemics and Sanitary Organisation in the
Persian Gtjle Kegion . 2517
A» Cholera ... 2518
(i) Turkey and the Fao station, 1872-1894 ..... 2526
(n) Paris Cholera Conference of 1894 ......
(a) Kesolutions reference establishment of a large quarantine
station at Fao and of other stations at various ports 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. .......

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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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