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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎617] (760/1782)

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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lotice of wbat was required on his part, produced a list of 90 supple-
1 tarv claims by ; Omani subjects against the Rmds ; and Sir R.
Sandeman and Colonel Ross, the Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. 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. ,
ed that these should be disposed of at a meeting- between Colonel
Miles 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, and Mr. Ffmch. The arrange
ment,' however, broke down on a preliminary point.
The whole matter then came before the Government of India, with a
strone recommendation on the part of Sir R. Sandeman that the Rinds
should be treated with leniency and in accordance with tribal custom;
and his report was very carefully reviewed, 'ihe proposed settlement,
however, was not approved by the Government of India ; and instead a
special tribunal was constituted, with powers to consider all claims
against and by the Rinds, including claims already disposed of by
Sir 11. Sandeman when a retrial of such might appear to the couit itself
to be advisable. It was ordered that claims of more than twelve years
standing should be treated as time-barred; but, with a view to a complete
Rpftlerapnt the Sultan of ' Oman was persuaded to agree to the
submission of the celebrated Rind claim on account of the three tnbesmen
killed at Gwadar in 1879 to the judgment of the tribunal i oi ti c
trial of the bulk of the cases the court consisted of Colonel Reynolds
of the Batochistan Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. and Colonel Miles 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. a
Masqat but in the disposal of telegraph claims the place of Colont
Miles was taken by Mr. Ffinch, Director of Telegraphs; the tubunal
was assisted in its deliberations by native ^ ses l s ° 1 ^ au j
interests, respectively, of M asqat, Kalat auc e "i ' , St . wcre
counter-cases settled amounted to 1-3 m a . 11 mt f nr times
telegraph cases; and it was proved that the liad
and that telegraph employes had several tinier een ioj j .
of the Jamadar kidnapped and property loo ed m 188.3 a ^ ^f R^20
was imposed on account of the damage ^made good ^
110 general cases included 5 of considerab e raids
robbery, and a number relating to Pf cat with ^
claim of 1879. Except in regard to the
referred for decision to the Oovernment t ' , L V o nr 0 f the
themselves in complete accord. No decrees ■u eic l >aSb , i p £ Arab and
Rmds; but judgment was given against the on bd^f of ^ Ai^i and
British subjects, for sums aluuullt,u ", to an a vvere concludoa
pectively. The proceedings began on the Gtn
on the 16th of April 1885.
The findings of the special court in
for one trifling modification accepted by t l.e G with cdonel
stood; and, concurring with Colonel Wiles f, was fo] . au
Reynolds, they rejected the Kind dal1 ? 1 of { h j ecu ti 0 n of the award
amount exceeding Rs. 6,000. The question o expect that
was one of some difficulty, for the f^ past
no serious demands would be made agains , ' of coercing
offences, and there were also doubts as to ' ifiimtelv in view of
the tribe without resort to expensive operations, so u - ' g j uce 1883,
these facts, of the improvement in the behavioui o Q ov ernment of
and of their submission to Sir R. Sandeman in k j{iuds on
India decided themselves to undertake the obligations ot
Settlement
with the
Kinds, 1885*
86.

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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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