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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎671] (814/1782)

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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and guns of piratical places, under a promI«e that pearling and fishing
craft should be restored, and the release of Indian prisoners; but no
two of the agreements were precisely similar, and that signed at a late
gtage in the proceedings by an envoy of the Shaikhs of Bahrain bore
reference chiefly to commercial dealings between Bahrain subjects and
tie pirates of ' Oman. By Hasan-bin-Uahmah, now described as Shaikh
of Khatt and Falaiyah only, it was agreed that Ras-al-Khaimah, with
Maharah on the further side of the harbour, should remain in possession
of the British Government. In the case of the Shaikh of Sharjah
who had shown from the first a lively anxiety tc submit, and of the Shaikh
of Dibai who was but little to blame and for whom the ruler of Masqat
had interceded, an nndertaking W given that the British troops shonld
jot enter or lay waste their towns. 'Ajman and Umm-al-Qaiu am a*
well as Shariah were disposed of in the preliminary agreement made with
Shaikh Snltan-bin -Saqar. The dates o£ execution of those documents,
riving a rough clue to the progress of the negotiations, were as fo ow :
by the Shaikh of Sharjah, 6th January 1820 ; by the Shaikh of Khat
»d Falaiyah (Hasan -bin-Bahmah), 8th January; by the Shaikh ot
Dibai, 9th January ; by the Shaikh of Abu Dhabi, 11th January ; an
by the Shaikhs of Bahrain (through an envoy), 5th Febrreu-y.
The General Treaty of Peace, suhsoribed in turn by eacdi of the Genem)
above chiefs after the obligations imposed on him by his pie nninaiy , oda j j
agreement had been fulfilled, and also by some , SI ; all ; ,IS '^
as below : by Hasan -bin-Bahmah of Khatt mid ^Uiyah, «
ot Kas-al -Khaimah, «d by <^b.Wnn-Abmm ^ ^ ^ ^
Ras -al -Khaimah on the 8th of January lb20 , b} , „ • v
Abu Thahi. at Bas-al-Khaimah on the 11th of Ja«nary ; by Husaimh.n-
■AUof Dhayah, at Bas-al-Kbaimah on the 15th of Ja.u.a ,
bi. release; by Zaid-bin-Sa.f, on behalf of his nephew the Shaik
Dibai, at Sharjah on the J8th of January; by ^"-^^'jara,
Sbarjah, at that place on Ihe 4tb of February ; ^ ^ on the 5th of
envoy on behalf of the Shaikhs of Bahrain, a ,. , .
Februaiy, and by the Shaikhs J
'Abdullah-bin-Ahmad, in Bahrain on h ; ^ R&shid o£ Umm-al-
by Rashid-bin-Hamaid A.man and^ AMu ^
Wwain.atFalaiyahcnthelothof March^ ^ ^
ture of this treaty it would appeal t v mlers—a status
Umm-al-Qaiwain were now considered to be in< epen ^ ^tiou they
not conceded to them in the preliminai} agieer i [ n the same
have reteinei to the present day ; but it may je o

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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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