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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎473] (616/1782)

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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of Rustaq and murdered Saiyid Hilal-bin-Muhammad-bin-Ahmad,
Wali of Suwaiq, who refused to join them : Qais also v. r as kilicd in
the affair, but his son 'Azzan shortly afterwards succeeded in making*
himself master both of Suwaiq and of Khabura *
The action of the British 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 this juncture was again
injudicious : he wrote to the rebels " commanding them in the name
of the British Government to deliver up those towns to the legitimate
ruler of the country"; he despatched H.M.S. a Elphinstone"
to the Batinah coast; and he urged the Resident 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.
not only to permit the Bani Yas Shaikhs of Dibai and Abu Dhabi
to send their vessels of war to the Sultanas assistance, but also
himself to arrest some deputies who had gone to interview ium
on behalf of the rebels. The insurgents, however, treated these menaces
with contempt ; and in February 1862 the Government of India, dis
approving of Lieutenant Pengelley's proceedings, sent Major Green to
replace him.
Soon after the arrival of the new Agent the "Elphinstone was
sent away ; Saiyid Turki was released from confinement and received
an allowance ; and the Sultan was dissuaded from accepting Persian
offers of assistance and induced to make an effort, which proved entirely
successful, to dislodge the rebels, by the means at his own disposal, from
the territories which they had usurped.
Britisli
Political
Agent
changed,
1862.
Turki
released and
Suwaiq and
K haburah
recovered by
the Sultan
1862.
1
Renewed Wahhabi aggressions and Bntisli intervention, 1864-66.
Toward the end of 1864, when hostilities broke out between the
Sultan and "'Azzan -bin-Qais of Bustaq, the lattei icceived support o
Turki-bin- Ahmad the Sadairi, Wahhabi agent at Baraimi. Saiyi
Thuwaini, in alarm, at once sought the mediation of the Butis ov
ment and asked to be supplied with ammunition , and Colone y.
Resident 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. , who was then on the point of un er &
his remarkable journey to Riyadh in Central Aiabia, ^as or e y
Government to report upon the situation. No farther developments
took place until Colonel Felly's return from the interior, w en, m pu
1865, he proceeded to Masqat and there ascertained that Azza
had thrown off his allegiance to Thuwaini and placed himse un '
Wahhabi Amir, and that the Amir had begun to demand ui crease^J^e
Rebellion of
'Azzan-bin-
Qais at
Rustaq with
encourage
ment from
the Wahha-
bis, 1864.
According to one account HUAl and Qui 3 foil by each other, hands, QaU being
the first to strike^

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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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