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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎271] (414/1782)

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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^i Cilt . by telegram, to the Government of India every instance in which he exer-
;ti Vi!af! cised his power of interference with the relief programme, in order that the
- justifiability of his action might be reviewed. The Government of India
attached great importance to the relief of the ships in rotation, and they
considered that in the Bahrain ease the Resident's estimate of the serious
ness of the situation had been exaggerated. It appeared^ moreover, that
the delay complained of was due to the vessel at Karachi having had to
wait for new boats from Bombay, she having recently lost three in a
■ill? cycl p one '
In 1874 the Wali of Baghdad protested against a visit paid by a
British war vessel to Qurnah, on the ground that the Shatt-ul-'Arab aboye
Basrah was an internal Turkish water.
Maritime security, 1872-76
i vessel
There was only one serious infraction of maritime security during the
period. It occurred in the Turkish port of Basrah, where the British mail
steamer " Cashmere " was boarded by pirates while at anchor one night
in June 1872. One of the native crew was killed j two Europeans were
seriously injured ; and property, chiefly specie, to the value of between
£4,000 and £5,000 was carried off. The case was prosecuted by the British
political authorities in Turkish f Iraq with great energy, both in Turkish
territory and in the adjoining Persian province of 'Arabistan, with the
result that in the course of 1872-73 seven of the principal offenders were
publicly executed at Basrah and about three-quarters of the pecuniary loss
was made good, nearly half of the recoveries taking place in Persia,
Suppression of the slave trade, 1872-76.
Various agreements in restraint of the slave trade had been concluded by
the British Government at different times with the powers and principali
ties surrounding the Gulfs of Persia and r Oman ; but few seizures of slaves
had been effected by British vessels in those waters. It was only in 1873
that effective naval arrangements were made in East Africa and 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. for the forcible suppression of the traffic ; but by 1876 the
importation of African slaves into the countries 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. on a
large scale, which had hitherto been the rule, had temporarily ceased.

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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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