'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915'  (248/1782)
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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So soon as the present Capitulation is signed, a Detachment of French Troops are
to take possession of the Factory; tbo Keys are to be delivered to the Command
ing Officer; and no Person is to come in or go out without his permission, as he will
take care to prevent Disorders and Thefts.
Ail Effects of kind soever contained in the Factory are to belong to the
Besiegers, and to be delivered to the French Commissary with all Books and Papers
in PossA^on of the Besieged ; the Besiegers are to be shown the Warehouses that
tl'-y nwy place the necessary ceotinels over them ; the Artillery, Arms, Ammunition,
ronsionB, Money, Merchandize and Slaves, in general everything contained within
the ± actorj, are comprehended in this article.
The Chief, the Garrison, Factors, Writers, and all Europeans in the service of the
English East India Company, in general all the subjects of His Britannick Majesty
in the factory, are to be Prisoners of War under the following Clauses only.
^ Whereas Monsieur D'Estaing, Brigadier (of) Foot and formerly a Prisoner of His
Britannick Majesty, now on Board the ship Conde on his way to Europe by the way
of bnssorah, being desirous of rendering more secure the Intelligence received of an
Exchange having been made in his behalf between Governour Pigot, Esq., of Madrass
and Monsieur Lally, Lieutenant-General, it is now agreed between the Besiegers and
Besieged that Alexander Douglas, Esq., Chief of the English East India Company's
Factory at Gombroon, with William Nash, Ensign Johnston, Dymoke Lyster,
Lieutenant George Bembou, Lieutenant Kichard Evans, and Eichard Mainwaring, are
lawfully exchanged for Monsieur D'Estaing, and they are at full liberty to go where
and to what Places they please, in consequence of which Monsieur D'Estaing is under
no other Clause than what is specified in the Sixth Article.
Tho the present Exchange of Prisoners is an unnecessary precaution in behalf of
Monsieur D'Estaing, yet all persons mentioned in the preceding Article are absolutely
free; but shou'd Monsieur D'Estaiug have been already exchanged, as he undoubt
edly is, in that case (for) the seven Persons already mentioned, who now e^J
their Liberty, a like number and of equal station of His most Christian 8
subjects, are to be released, whenever a Castle is made (? taken).
Monsieur D'Estaing, in order to fullfil with the greatest Exactitude the Promise he
made Governoui' Pigot that he would not take arms against the English, on the
Cormandel Coast only, for the space of eighteen mouths reckoning from the 1st of
May 1759, desires it may be inserted in the present Capitulation that, notwithstand
ing he is now exchanged, yet he will keep the promise made Governour Pigot of not
taking arms against the English, on the Coast of Cormandel only for the space of
eighteen months, but he is at free Liberty in all other Places to take arms.
If it is possible to agree about the repurchasing of Gombroon Factory, it will be
looked on as part of the present Capitulation, the Besiegers reserving to themselves
the Liberty nevertheless to do therewith as they may think fit, should no Agreement
be concluded with the Besieged.
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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:
- 'Chapter I. General 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. Region' (Part IA, pages 1-396);
- 'Chapter II. History of the ’Omān Sultanate' (Part IA, pages 397-629);
- 'Chapter III. History of Trucial ’Omān' (Part IA, page 630-Part IB, page 786);
- 'Chapter IV. History of Qatar' (Part IB, pages 787-835);
- 'Chapter V. History of Bahrain' (Part IB, pages 836-946);
- 'Chapter VI. History of Hasa' (Part IB, pages 947-999);
- 'Chapter VII. History of Kuwait' (Part 1B, pages 1000-1050);
- 'Chapter VIII. History of Najd or Central Arabia' (Part 1B, pages 1051-1178);
- 'Chapter IX. History of Turkish ’Iraq' (Part 1B, pages 1179-1624).
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- 2 volumes (1624 pages)
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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