'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915'  (639/1782)
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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cations of ^Azzan gave great offence to the Ghafiri tribes especially to
those of Wadi Samail who had been largely despoiled; and where the
Ghafiris were sixong, as at Nakhl, they flatly refused to respect it.
? a wa] ?,ah and Thi6 epi ^ )de WaS hard]y 0ver wben Ibrahim-bin-Qais, whose capital
occupied by was now An • Rust ^ be ^ an to move once more in Batinah : on the 6tb of
lorahim-bm- Marci 1874 he took the town of Masna'ah and laid siege to the fort,
recovered for I tr ahim was supported by Muhammad-bin-Salaiyim, Gharibi the
f-tial Mntewwa' of Batinah,• the YM Sa'ad, the ^ttnhTt
action, 1874. that district, flocked to his standard inevei'-increasiug numbers; and fears
began to be entertained for the safety of Barkah and even of Masqat.
The fort of Masna'ah surrendered after one week's siege; but Maior
Miles, 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. , when the rebels persisted in occupyin.
it in defiance of bis request that they should await the pleasure of
the British Government, caused them to be driven out by shell fire
from H.M.S "Philomel" On the 26th of March Colonel Ross,
Resident 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. , arrived with Major Miles at Masna'ah and
demanded the evaluation of the fort, which the rebels had in the meantime
le-occupied; and, the demand having been complied with, the work was dis
mantled by the gnus of H.M.S. "Rifleman " and "Philomel" to such
an, extent as to render it untenable. In the beginning of June the Yal
bad " T , Walq ' Which Place h0Wever Britisl1 '"dian subjects
1 vious j een removed as a measure of precaution, and plundered
the bazaar; but Major Miles, having proceeded to the spot in H.M.S.
tbSls 'ed 10 WithdraW ' The rebeIHon in Bsti ^
c™, r Tb t gn0 lraCe behiDd ^ a —rable bill on ac-
of whom wtrr a 't ~
ss issa t: -*-« USSSJ5:
ually, about the end of 1874 or be^nnW o^Tsr/L 4 ^'' ^ Tt
mission to the Sultan ^ wo . n i 8 ot he made nominal sub»
from the Sultan a pension of ^OoTmontr" 1 KUSte4 '
P.mli'tw of a single"fnfluOTtkl'" r T'' ** had occurred without the help
'm™ r^onciliation wftb his brotber^AM 6 ^' 6 ^ ^ had
May 1874 the exile wastLtted t, f Z ' 7' ^ the 0f
time to render good service in the ,e llrn flo m Karachi to Masqat, m
misdeeds from the Yal Sa J ad ' recover y of compensation for their
^r^sturb." Nevertheless disorganisation, due to the ill } 1(J uu • , • •
anoes, 1874- occ asional faithlessness of T, i • • ^'"health, indecision anj
76 - » 1875 even the capi J wl ^ ^ ^ 1874 ' aI,d
affected. In August of 1874
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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:
- 'Chapter I. General History 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. Region' (Part IA, pages 1-396);
- 'Chapter II. History of the ’Omān Sultanate' (Part IA, pages 397-629);
- 'Chapter III. History of Trucial ’Omān' (Part IA, page 630-Part IB, page 786);
- 'Chapter IV. History of Qatar' (Part IB, pages 787-835);
- 'Chapter V. History of Bahrain' (Part IB, pages 836-946);
- 'Chapter VI. History of Hasa' (Part IB, pages 947-999);
- 'Chapter VII. History of Kuwait' (Part 1B, pages 1000-1050);
- 'Chapter VIII. History of Najd or Central Arabia' (Part 1B, pages 1051-1178);
- 'Chapter IX. History of Turkish ’Iraq' (Part 1B, pages 1179-1624).
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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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