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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎528] (671/1782)

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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528
Pinal depar-
tare of
'Abdul ' Az!r,
from 'Oman,
1890.
Dissensions
between
Hinawia and
Ghafiris,
1890-93.
Wlod The Na 'im oontingent, disappointed of aetive service, looted the
Yal Sa ad country as they passed through it on their homeward jouruev
amud-bin-Sa'id, deserted by his followers and unahle to reo-ain Sharaivah
by crossing the intervening hostile country without an 0^, mad his
submission to the Wali of Barkah and was pardoned by Saiyid Faisal
..1 sent home in safety. The movement against Saiyid Faisal which
we lave just described had apparently the sympathy, but not the active
support, of Ibrahim-bin-Qais, whose allowance had been discontinued b y
the new ruler. '
h l't b f 'f zr " emained at Ru6t5 q nntil the end of March 1890, when
e eft for Abu Dhabi. In June he arrived at Bushehr and, after an
interview with the Resident, sailed for Bombay, whence he did not again
urn (o vex the politics of 'Oman. Until his death in 1907 he continued
o reside in the Bombay Presidency, supported by the bounty of his
relatives, the Sultans of 'Oman and Zanzibar.
The passage of Hamnd the Jahafi through the country at the begin-
andol-fi r mdlreCt CaU6e 0f mUCh t '' 0 " ble k ' tw<!en Hinawis
coast aTd 18 T 1 an<1 eVeUtUal,y comm »°i^ion between
' ""f 0 ; ™ "irrupted, and the trade of Masqat and Matrah
bvEudVf n ; In Jan " a17 1890 some 400 shee P were raided
by Hamud s fo lowmg from the Ghafii i Rahbiyln. and the Rahhiyin almost'
immediately letahated by an attack in Wori; q -'i
: n fi, tr- - • t ,' ^ ama1 ^ on a caravan belong-
■ng to the Hmawi A1 Wahibah and Hal,us tribes; 40 camels were
earned off and 6 rneiiibGrs of flia TTir»~
Tn ^ 1 Q f , c XT Hmawi caravan were killed in this affair.
In the last week of November 1890 a caravan oP 80 camels from Masqat,
nlund W ; h ?00dB ^longing to the Hmawi Hirth, was completely
Plundered, on its way up W 4 di Samai., by the Gh a 6ri Bani Jabir Thl
the Gha 0 fir| Pr f f 0tOr ^ the caravan . h ™ s elf a Maskari and therefore of
with aboat 20 -
r: nrr ^.h.b, n .'Aii brought wL
which continued until April' Januar: '' 1 ^ 1 - This condition of affairs,
of Masqat and Matr^b, forlTthe'Z '' 17 ^ ^
the up-country districts nor co„l I ,1 J me, ' chand,se be sent fOT sak '»
and it was fearer! f e * outstanding there be realised j
and .t was feared at one time that a number of the British Indian trader
m those towns would be obi i owl j, • 1111811 lnaian "aders
beginning of May 1801 at the "f lneSS - At lensth in the
who had hitherto sLI^ replrer K 1011 0f f &1 ; h - bin -' AIi . ^ulten,
P sible apathy in the matter, intervened

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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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