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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎380] (523/1782)

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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380
Occasion.
Birthday of His Imperial Majesty the Shah of
Persia (in Perfciau ports only).
Official visit by His Highness the Sultin of
Masqat.
Do. by His Excellency the Governor of
Bushehr.
Do. by the Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. 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. .
Do. by the Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. at Masqat .
Do. by the Agents, Consuls-General and
Commissioners and Consuls-
General.
Do. by Consuls-General
Do. by Consuls ....
Do. by the Shaikh of Kuwait
Do. by the Shaikh of Bahrain
L>o. by the Shaikh of Abu Dhabi
Do. by the Shaikh of Dibai
Do. by the Shaikh of ShSrjah
Do. by the Shaikh of 'Ajman . ,
Do. by the Shaikh of Umm-al-Qaiwain
Do. by the Shaikh of Ras-al-Khaimah .
Time.
At termination of
visit.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Number of
guns.
21
21
17
13
11
11
9
7
5
5
5
3
3
3
3
3
The salutes of the Persian Governors of Muhammareh, Lingeh, and
Bandar 'Abbas were fixed on this occasion at five guns each.
In 1U02 it was decided that the British Assistant Resident at Bandar
Abbas, though as a Vice-Consul he was not entitled to any salute, should
be saluted for local reasons with seven guns. The salute of the British
representative at Masqat, as a Consul, was only seven guns, but as a
Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. of the Government of India he was accustomed to receive
eleven , and in 1903 it was decided, notwithstanding certain difficulties
with foreign consular representatives to which the practice had given rise,
that his customary salute should not be reduced.
A statement of the Indian Army and Royal Indian Marine establish
ments maintained 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. in 1005, with their cost, will be
- found ln AnDexur e No. 1 to this Chapter. In 1904 the British consular
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. , guards in Persia were increased, about 130 Indian cavalry being distributed
British
military and
marine
establish
ments in the

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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)
Arrangement

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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