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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎480] (623/1782)

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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In the end they were themselves seized by an unaccountable panic, and
fled in small bodies towards their native country, losing a number of men
by the way at the hands of their Ghaflri foes. The unscrupulous and
cowardly behaviour of these tribesmen was considered to have brought
disgrace on the whole Hinawi faction.
Relations of Salim with Persia.
The arrangement in regard to Bandar 'Abbas and its dependencies
made between Persia and the Sultiin of 'Oman in 1856, remained in force
until 18(36 and was then legally terminated by the accession of Salim
who was a grandson, not a son, of Sa'id. The Persians, accordingly'
transferred the lease to one Shaikh Sa'id, formerly governor of Bandar
'Abbas under the A1 Bu Sa'id and himself a member of that family; but
it was granted to him as a dependent of Persia, not as representing' the
f U a ^nnn ' 0nia " ; I " ld ^ rent paJ ' able annua % was increased
from 16 000 to 20,000 Tumans. This Arab lessee having withheld the
1 « V «Tr " hlIn ' the Gove ™o r -General of Pars at the beginning of
868 took steps for his forcible removal, with a view to the substitution
of a Persian nobleman in his place. At this point, in April 1868, Salim
threatened to blockade the Persian coast unless the lease were given to
im; and the Persian Government, who had then no vessels in the Gulf,
"f vI* 6 i " a 11 i S ' medlatlon ' wllile Salim, unable to carry out the threat
0 3 , tlie a PP r0Tal of the Government of India, which
was le use. committed Ins interests to the hands of the British Resident
TsfiS 6 elS ' a " ■ C ° lo ' lel Pe % accordingly visited Shirsz in July
on tlirrrr', " HaJ ' A, " naf! ' minister of the Sidtan; and
reo-ained confld after attempt V the Persians who had
wa 0 s sil d r 06 ', reJeCt the British invention, an Agreement
renewed for eight year's in f^s ^ BalK]al ' Abba8 ^
at an enhanced yearly 'rental of 30 nnn m hlS lle8Ceildant3 0nly '
conditions were much the s Tumans ; most of the other
'oZtrespe
W: nOT J his daim

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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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