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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎575] (718/1782)

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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— of the occuiTence reaching Masqat, Saiyid Sir Faisal and Major
Grey the 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. at Masqat, went to Masirah Island wheie
h f vnm the lOth to the 18th of September, but could
Srr evidences of the atrocity; and before this the R.I.M.S.
SLie" from Aden had visited the wreck, and H.M.S. "Upwmg"
W made the tonr of Masirah Island, without iscovenng any c ue
Jo the fate of the missing men. At the end of September the
• i f or Masirah, this time alone, and in less than a
fortnight ^returned to Masqat having discovered all the particulars of
the crime and arrested 10 of the murderers, members of the Jannabah and
i 1 R 'Tsa tribes one of whom threw himself overboard on the voyage
to Masqat Twelve of the principal persons of Dawwah and Urnm Uasas,
who had assisted in concealing the affair, were also brought back by him
in custody The proofs of guilt-whieh included some relics
fll-i Ly-having been found sufficient, the captured murderers were
jssThS: ^ t-S
without the rites of their religion, in t e M u „ The sma] i
* ** — of the
of Ildu i fa ' , * Hl .„ ' d a m0 „ument in masonry of the punish-
massacre, was destroyed by fa , ^ 0 f
....b.—
the victims a slab was pUce ai , , ^ con fi n ement at Masqat
ordinary prisoners, or rather hostages, w suffering in
remaining offenders and . continued detention of the
outrage could not be achieved, eithei by
hostages or by any other means. Int e r p re la.
„ — .i.b»•» •
'Oman. In 1900 there was a slig _ precise interpretation of the
Sidtan and the 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. p. gar m^ ^ ^ transhipment.
clause of the Commercial Treaty o * exemption from duty
The Sultan was at first disposed to ^^^'f^qat unless they
could not be claimed on account ^ to be for transhipment or
were declared in the manifest or b ^ co n S trained to admit
re-exportation; while t beGover,ime ' 1 ^ ^ to ag ents at Masqat with
that, in a strictly legal sense, goods consignea

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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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