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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎607] (750/1782)

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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i lin( i pr a Native Officer were sent to Gwadar ; and, on their
Member 1863, a small military detachment from
India was substituted as a guard. , ,
Jn 1869 it was suggested that the pohhcal ^
n hnm it had hitherto been the custom to gazette ■ ' . , reorganisation,
MM A^ent at Masqat and to 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 Kalat, should be 18 e 9 .
Political A^eu Coas thus becom , n g ^dependent
m Atntlt Masqat and Kalat, and that he should be given . place
if tbe cadre of the Political Department instead of being attached as it
mtbecaare oi Department's establishment. In
wetothelndo-Euopean le^ P w . tli Masqat) were w;th the
that the investment with a highei posi i telegraph and to the
Agent, whose primary ^^es /etod ^ \ e ;s te ^7 ntment a more
collection of mformation, m '^' b ; n ^V. ence in the internal affairs
political character and to promote mteixe -
In 1872 tiie removal of the A.ssistant A 0 8 n ei \\ e ^MakSn
telegraph station, to some spot liealth^er ai^jwa^ ^ try an(1
ooast was mooted ; but eventually i ,
improve the sanitation, and with it the health, of the place.
Proposed
tranifer of
the Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. ,
1872.
Events at Gwadar from 1861 to 1372.
While the Khan of Kalat and the ^^X^^ruXlS^
their claims to the possession of Gwadai, that .. be uneventful,
the history of the place itself continued for the the
In 1863 a terrible fire occurred, and deaths i o ^ ^ action of t h e
houseless population were only prevent ^ ancl 186 5 two Telegraph
British officials m obtaining supplies. Ii Sultan's possessions
Conventions, the latter referring the British
inMakran, were concluded between the ru er s u ail Thuwaini and the
Government. In 1866, on the murder o^he Sultan^ hu ^
succession of his son Saiyid Salim, there was P Karachi to afford
British Indian police were temporarily drafted m trom ^a
protection to British subjects and ^ests tbe course
In the course of the four years following >
of affairs at Gwadar did not run quite so smoo i ^ o{ Masq at in
'Azzan-bin-aais, on his accession 40 * h !,~ v aB h : B representative ;
1868, sent a certain Saiyid Saif to govern Gwadai as r Mu tawwa'
but the new Wali quickly disgusted the mhahitants by
Tranquillity
at GwSdar,
1861-68.
Uenrpation
of Gvradar
by Saiyid

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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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