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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎669] (812/1782)

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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were marched to Earns to be embarked on the transports. For
to safety and even for the comfort, of the women and children, who
„«ledl00 in number, every consideration was shown; and before
He departure of the squadron so many of the male adult prisoners
ae were certified by Lieutenant Bruce, 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. , to be usually
Lceful cultivators were set at liberty and permitted to rejom be*
Lito with whom they found an asylum at the adjacent vdlage
t Shimil in Sir. The prisoners not released, amounting—exclusive
![ the Shaikh himself—to 177, most of whom were either professional
men -at-arms or natives of places that remained to be visited by the
eipeditioa, were then removed by sea to Ras-al-K aima . even
L were captured, and the fort and Shaikh's house were blown up.
The total British loss in the operations at Dhayah was 1 officer
a „d 3 men killed and 16 men wounded, one of whom died ; among t e
Indian troops there were apparently no casualties.
At their return to Ras-al -Khaimah, on the 26th of December 1819, opwatiom
the force from Dhayah found that the demolition of the defences there January «
2 J to be des'troyed had been completed by the troops eft 182 o.
Wad, while the construction of a work for the accommoJ ion o^
British earrison had also made considerable progress. On the 1,1
( 1820 a garrison of 800 sepoys with some artilleiy jeing
at n fUs-al - K hairnah, the expedition proceeded
rr:t o rz:^ o'» 0 ?zz * ^
Wt, Sh^ah, Abu lUil and Dibai, the
r 5S g y 0 averse to its total destruction,
"time at least, spared a ^ ^r pleao empW^
the service of the fleet,* On the receipt of a be
vessels had taken refuge in Bahrain, which was ' ^ - h; h tll ,-
a constant resort of the pirates and the thefr
disposed of their plunder, a naval foict ^ destroyed. In
sarrenderj and, having been handed over y ^ the bulk of the
February some of the war-vessels an ran i ^ , e(1 ^ t i ieI | C0)
force, crossed over to the island of dais, where J
. , i j reftS on to doubt whether
* That the Bombay Government, seme time a e1 ' dbeen cftrr ied out as ordered
th 3 orders for the total destruction of pira ua cr. ^ ^ Februai 'y 1820. In the
appears from paragraph 6 of
th .i r letter No, 87 o ne ^ ^ ^ oi .
ftogimental Records o£ the 65th Foot .t .. stated that
destroyed by the expedition .

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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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