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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎377] (520/1782)

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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The immediate reply to the craise of the Russian " Asro U " m Dec^m-
te 1902 was the despateh to the Gulf, in the following mont^ of His
Majesty's first -elass battleship " Renown," whieh had brought His Roya
Highness the Uuke of Connaught to India for the Coronation Darbar a
Delhi and was for the moment unemployed. This was by tar the larges
and most powerful vessel which had ever been seen m 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 "Renown" left Bombay on the 25th of January 1903 and visite
Masqat, Bushehr, Lingeb, Bandar Abbas and JashK, but her great
draught rendered a visit to Kuwait impossible. At Masqat the Sul' an
and at Bandar ftbbas the Persian Deputy-Governor, with a number o
officiak were entertained on board.
The incidents of Lord Curzon's historic cruise in the Gulf in 1903 are
fully recorded elsewhere.
British Naval and Military Arrangemeats, 1899-1935.
. , • • British Naval
While the question of permanent dispositions for naval ac ion arrangements
Gulf in case of certain contingencies, was attentively ^ tu 16 y ^ 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. ^
British and Indian Governments, the important matters o or ^ a ^ 0 ^
nisation and of material and personnel in time of pea.e were also 0
under examination. . , ? vpars
Under the arrangement concluded in 1895 for a period of ten year.
firing on the 31st March 1906, and in consideration of the payment by
the Government of India of an annual subsidy of £100,000,
the Royal Navy, of which two were cruisers and two were S un ^
been ph^ed at the disposal of India for special duty -u
of these one only, tbe gunboat" Sphinx/' was ^
—~ '■ t"-C—r"
In practice, however, it was foun ^
work 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. , and ^ of the was
of His Majesty's ships present in ^ ^ to more
ordinarily either two or three, la 1 i pxDortation
..
of arms and ammunition from Masqa o . . «], awren ce "
of India recommended that the Royal Indian Marine Sh P s
should be armed for employment whfo re^^ ^ ^ ^ ^
" Sphinx " and other vessels of the tioyai . v,
P ^ th* orders of the naval authorities; but
for combatant purposes under the orders o

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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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