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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎603] (746/1782)

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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1 'i 1-u. pviflpnces in favour of the Kalal view are reducible to ^ parte
L and assertions, the value of which, on account of the time that
^XZofnovv be tested * The title of the Sultans of 'Oman
^fiSar inasmuch as it has been impugned and eannot be supported
?i ■ a bv evidence of Ion? possession, may be descubed as of
tS validity j but it is obvious that the flaw is technical rather than
"'"lintiUhevear 1792, whenheat length attained to the supreme Annexation
power in S Sayid Sult.n would to ^le Gwjdar .
Le ^ Tbttd 8 Ztower teof measures to
:::: St
Saif-biu-'Ali with troops to §0V6 J
Events at Chahbar, 1792-1809.
.i vi «-iQrl nnf hie; instructions at Gwadar, Saif-bin- Annexation
After he had earned out • ^ , , w i,; r ,i, he brought into of Chahbar
r STunrpS own by S^i. one ~
rnght, and added it to his masters possessions. ^ he P . t his
ti,De <S n Ahtr&ri' J&, and bad for some
r U ;S "Ster to the Saiyid of On^ The place was said
'"^rit^lost to ;Oman on the ^^
Ite 'revenue^in'l^O^ra^B^Sj^OO^'yearrwhich went eutirely to the
Saiyid of "Oman.
Events at Gwadar trom 1792 to 1861.
Of the history of Gwadar during onVwidar.
is known ; but it seems that, aitei it • ^ to which it
rapidly distanced in prosperity thepor s 0 re ma de by the
had formerly been reckoned inferior, .^deavours ^e^
Brahuis from time to time to recover wdC ^ tlie ma tter to a success-
followed Nasir Khan were incapable ot carry S ot l ie v outlying
ful issue and were as a rule fully engaged m protecting ^
■ -— . ^ j . _ Impen il
* For a statement of the arguments on the b e consulted. T J e e
of Baluchistan and the Provincial Gazetteer of Ma v ^ ^ tbe ^ t bult&n,
for 'Omaui ownership has never been ful \ v 8 ® i ranc e of the grounds on which
secure in the strength of his de facto tule, pro p ' r.° ( j oer f r oio tbe 'Omani pom ^
it ia based ; some lemarks by the Keveiem j- • " i a ( e d 3id June 1801.
new «ill be found, however, in his official report No. 9,

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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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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎603] (746/1782), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/20/C91/1, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023575944.0x000093> [accessed 19 August 2018]

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