'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915'  (769/1782)
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 late Indian Navy; but the only record of it that exists ie a sketch
map, and the purpose for which it was made is not known.
Recent period, 1869-1907.
by the Sul
tan of 'Oman
with tlie Qa-
peace on the
Ae mentioned in the history* of the Shamailiyah traet a written
agreement was executed by Saiyid Turki, Sultan of 'Oman, in 1871 W
Wh'ch he acknowledged the title of the Qarimi Shaikh to the whole of
the Euue-al-Jihal district with the exception of Khasah, but the benefi-
1870 l!'"',' "T1 ,i a "- y . cla '"?, to Possession upon this document, and in
1879 it was repudiated as invalid by Turki himself for reasons which it
they were in accordance with the facts, cannot but be deemed snffictent.
-i„,, 1881 J ln . connection with hostilities which arose in 1879 between
, .f 'P 0 of Fujairah and their suzerain the Shaikh of Shariah, it was
SaloL t Government of India that peace at sea sholld'he mZ
the coast of ifi - T 0f . S , hamai,i 7 ah ' and - 6 o far as convenient-along
Trucial 'Oman m 6ame mann er as upon the shores of
an aJmil 88 ,t OT 1S ; S6 ' he S1 ; aikh of Bakhah brought himself to notice by
1893 ol m the direction of Sha'am; and in
' „l, 0n , e , o£ \ he S I,a i kl ? S of the Shihuh of Khasab was called to
regard to thtTSms 1 ^ 'Ofor a similar irregularity in
be^'found in flip '' ' l 'portlier details of both of these cases will
the men of^ the ^ enei ' a w-i- 0r ^ £ o£ ^n 0 ^' 'Oman, In 1887, one of
between the 11.,,,: w v" i S Kllasab having been killed in a fight
at that place Salvi? Shata i r divisions of the Shihuh
went bv tea to Iff I ' aisal a nd hahad, sons of the Sultan of 'Oman,
each reconciled tK f t' ' ■ a f ter recover ' n ^ a n 'ie of ?o00 from
of 'Oman was . j'L/jl ' 01 '" 7 th one another. In 1888 the Sultan
broken out at KJiqc f] + 0 S ' n , a l ^ l' 8 * :o P fighting which had again
Sontht ,,Ctween i be , Bani Hadlyah and the Ban! Shatair;
division were bronM t"'l' "i" " • ' 0 '' mer anc ' fo |ir Shaikhs of the latter
Jalali, BetweerfsSR ^ 1 a 0 S a? 180nerB 40 MaS,lat ^ intemed i,1 Fort
of Kuus-al-Jibal adjoining Ra. a/Khaim"^ I' re , vaiIed . amo ng tl > e Stihuh
and other ininr^c & . K naimah, and various raids, murders
but they did not thp^ 1 ? commit ^ ^7 them in the environs of the town;
These (^sturbanppR a ^ oS Bcathele66 in a11 ^ ^"ipts
inese disturbances are noticed m the history of Trucial 'Oman.
pearl found bv^J^l* 86 ^ concerning the royalty on a very valuable
in the Aimendix on p ^ ^ n,iis " a ^Jiba], is described at length
of the Sultan of 'rf ^ is ^ er ^ es '> ^be result indicated that the title
questioned by the Tn^l 0Ver Ruiii s-al-Jibal was not now
Sharjah. Shaikhs, at least not by the Shaikh of
Vide page 780 pott.
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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:
- 'Chapter II. History of the ’Omān Sultanate' (Part IA, pages 397-629);
- 'Chapter III. History of Trucial ’Omān' (Part IA, page 630-Part IB, page 786);
- 'Chapter IV. History of Qatar' (Part IB, pages 787-835);
- 'Chapter V. History of Bahrain' (Part IB, pages 836-946);
- 'Chapter VI. History of Hasa' (Part IB, pages 947-999);
- 'Chapter VII. History of Kuwait' (Part 1B, pages 1000-1050);
- 'Chapter VIII. History of Najd or Central Arabia' (Part 1B, pages 1051-1178);
- 'Chapter IX. History of Turkish ’Iraq' (Part 1B, pages 1179-1624).
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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:
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