'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915'  (949/1782)
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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Treaty in Qatar * A British marine survey of t he Qatar coast and of the
waters to the east of it was at this time in progress, and the operations
were assisted by the Shaikhs of the littoral to the best of their ability.
General history of Qatar from ths Resident's visit in 1823 to the
evacuation of Hasa by the Egyptians in 1840.
Between the Resident's visit in 18^8 and the close of the Egyptian
occupation of Hasa in 1840 the affairs of Qatar attracted little attention,
buch matters as came to notice related either to the sovereignty of the
Bahrain Shaikh over the promontory or to attacks committed by the
oftleGulf 01 ^ PiratlCal refUgeeS ' UPOn b0atS hehn S in S t0 other parts
Although the authority of the Shaikh of Bahrain i„ Qatar was not at
hlTh rf. 01 !" 1 ' aad al ' h " tt K h Shaikh was generally able to expel
those who resisted it, h,s writ cannot be said to have run freely.
An inhabitant of Bairain having been stabbed by Mnhammad-bin-
Khanns, the headman of the Al Bn 'Ainain of Dohah, the Shaikh of
Bahiain caused the offender to be placed in confinement; his tribe
o ilir V 1 I f 1 8Shaikh J Abdullah, after destroying the fort
of the Al BuAinam at Dohah, removed them to the villages of Ruwais
InTssT' ^ m0re direCt,y ,mder his
Bahrain with' 1 iT' ^ f r SOnie tlme Previously, Shaikh Abdullah of
Qata for he S0 " t f M, ' bSrak a,ld N56ir ' ™ the coast of
a ^urewith ^r:i:t;^-^ of
rebellli against ttlirity^^trl^ 0 ' HnWailal1
spondence with the Wahhiibis and alu, 0 P eue (l a corre-
aud by an „ther nndutifnl son of Sh"'!? a ^, ^ reVolt hy Ahmad
Saiyid Hilal, a son of Saiyid Sa'id ot M' ' !'" ah ' , By the mediation of
- >. ^ ^ •-tzrrr 1
Troci.! Oman, on tbe use of ih e Tr • , ,, not ™n'inae to in.i s t, a, they did Id
dfc% ,o long as Qatar ^maincd „ n d er t ) le ?, .J" could l.av e been uo real
of the Hag mjgbt have alereotyped th. <f . of B, ' llrai n 1 and the maintenance
Prmcipto of British oonirol o^ Q a tr ' ^ ^ ^ "» Bahrain, M d with "Z
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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 I. General History 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. Region' (Part IA, pages 1-396);
- '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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- 2 volumes (1624 pages)
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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