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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎128] (141/1782)

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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cxxviii
CHAPTER XII.
PERSIAN
MAKRAN
APPENDIX 0.
appendix p.
E. The Belgian vssel "Mozaffer" (late Selika" vide
page 2247) purchased for prevention duty, 1903, and five
armed launches ordered from Royal Indian Marine, 1904 2604
F. Imperial Persian Customs placed in charge of postal system,
190-^ and of Government treasuries in 1904 . . 2605
G. Abolition of Rahdari decreed, tiOth March 1901 . . 2607
H. Question of duty on provisions for H. M/s and R. I. M.
ships and for the military detachments at Jashk and
Chahbar 2612
I. Question of lien by British Government on customs of
Southern Persia
2612
(i) Written assurance given by Persian Government tliat customs of
Southern Persia would never be placed under foreign supervision
or control, 23rd October 1897 ...... 2613
(u) Meanintr of terms " Southern Persia " and " Fars and the Persian
Gulf" 2613
J. Dismissal of Monsieur Naus, 9th February 1907
2616
Aunexure 1. Table of customs leases prior to creation of
Customs Department .... . 2616
Annexure 2. Table showing organisation, staff, etc., of the
Imperial Persian Customs in the Gulf . . 2619
Annexure 3. Copy of written assurance of 23rd October 1897,
vide heading I [i) above . , . . ; 2625
APPENDIX P.
C euise or His E xcellency L ord C urzon, V iceroy
of I ndia, in the P ersian G ulf 2626
APPENDIX Q. APPENDIX Q.
B bitish and F oreign D iplomatic P olitical and
C onsular representation in the countries
bordering on 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. .... 2663
A. British Representatives at the Court of Persia, 1807-1905 2663
B. British Representatives at the Court of Turkey,
1584-1905 . 2666
C. British Representation 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
(i) Bushehr, 1763-1904 ......
(»») Masqat, 1800-1904
(in) Trucial 'Oman (headquarters Sharjah), 1829-1900
(iv) Bahrein, 1829-1904.
\v) Koweit, 1889-1905
(vi) 'Arabistan ........
(а) Muhammareb, 1890-1904 ....
(б) Ahwaz, 1904-1906 .....
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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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