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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎503] (646/1782)

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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influence and of subjection to their rivals now alarmed the Ghafiri
tribes, and the Bani Riyam, Bani Jibir, Jannabah and Bani Bu Ali
prepared to repudiate the authority of the regent, Badar-bin-Saif, Wali
of Sohar, also made ready to resist, with the help of the Na im tribe,
any attempt to coerce him that might be made from headquarters. At
the beginning of October, after a month's residence at Masqat, Salih-
bin-'Ali left for Sharqiyah, ostensibly in order to protect the interests
of the government there. A visit of more than three weeks' duration was
paid to 'Abdul 'Aziz in October by Zaid -bin-Khalifah, the Shaikh of
Abu Dhabi, who promised to support his interests.
At this juncture the arrest was effected at sea, by British naval
agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. , of the ex -Sultan Salim -bin-Thuwaini, who since his escapade at
Gwadar in December 1873 had resided at Qishm on a pension of $150
a month from Turki. Having left his Persian retreat for 'Oman,
Salim was captured off the Suwadi islands by H.M.S. " Daphne^
on the 10th or 11th of October ; his excuse for disregarding the
previous warnings of the British Government was that he had come to
arrange for the continuance of the pension that had been paid him
by Turki j but he had with him two Baghlahs and about 40 ^n and
it was believed that he had meant to land at Hail Al J Umair m Batma
and thence to make a dash on Masqat. He was according y remove
to India and kept at Haidarabad in Sind, under conditions similar to
those under which 'Abdul 'Aziz had been detained at Karachi , bu e
died of small-pox in the following year. . , . ,
Colonel Miles, the British representative at Masqa , main am
with the approval of Government, a somewhat distant at itu « in
relations with the regency, and more than one request y
for pecuniary assistance was refused, the Zanzibar •->' S
continued instead to Turki at Gwadar ; TJa'shluld
given that, if in a grave emergency at Masqat ^ ad
prefer a written request for help in the name of his ro er '
should be complied with in the accustomed manner, as if ema ^ g
from Turki himself. It seems probable, from various ^
only the fear of non -recognition by the British Government lestramed
'Abdul 'Am from declaring himself ruler of 'Oman in his own
Towards the end of the yeat returning health andsprntsdecided
Turki to resume the persona! his
manner of his reappearance was peculiar, ' ftt Matrah {rom a
deputy with his intentions, be '""l b8 . n tliell abs ent
native boat on the 13th of December, Abdul
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the regent
with the
British repre
sentative.
Sudden return
oi Turki from
Gwadar and
end of the
regency*
December
1875.

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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:

Extent and format
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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