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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎525] (668/1782)

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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525
and full advantage was taken of these circumstances by Colonel Miles, wlio
seems to have possessed many personal friends among the leading men
of the country. In 1875 Colonel Miles made an excursion from Sohar to
Baraimi by Wadi-al-Jizi and back ; in 1876 he visited Nakhi, crossed
Jabal Akhdhar and returned to Masqat by Wadi Samail: in 1884 he
entered Wadi Tayin by the Qahza pass and made his way home by
Quryat and a route adjacent to the coast ; and m 1885-1886 he ^ade
an extensive tour through 'Oman Proper and Dhahirah andean^ back vm
Rustaq.
Relations of Turki during his reign with non-Asiatic powers
other than Britain, 1871-88.
With European powers except Britain, and with the United States
of America, 'Oman had but little contact in the time of Turki.
In 1877, not without the assistance of the British Resident in ic
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. , a commercial Declaration was exchanged between the
Government of the Netherlands and the Sultan of 'Oman ; it prove «
that, in matters of export, import, and transit trade, most favoured
nation treatment should be extended by each of the signatories to the
In 1880 a Consul at Masqat was appointed by the United States of
America in the person of Mr. Maguire, a British merchant. In 1881
Mr. Maguire was recognised by the French Government as Consular
Agent of France in 'Oman.
SA1YID FAlSAL -BlN-TURKI,
from 1888.
Accession of Faisal, 1888.
Saiyid Turki left three sons ; the eldest, Muhammad, was the son of
a negress, while the second and third, Faisal and Fahad, were Abys-
sinians on the maternal side. All three had served as Wahs under thmx
father, and had gained some experience of public affairs; but Muhamm^
who had been unsuccesful as Governor of Sohar, was isqna i
appearance and manner, as well as by want of capacity, for successro.
Commercial
Declaration
exchauged
with tlie
Netherlands,
1877.
American and
French Con
sular Agencies
established at
Masqat, 1880'
81.

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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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