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'Report on Kurdistan' [‎74v] (153/220)

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The record is made up of 1 volume (106 folios). It was created in 1911. 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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136 HUS—HUS
HUSAINABAD—
A hamlet of 12 houses of Kurds, situated on the Shaini plain, Persian Kurdistan,
on the road from Senna to Javanrud. It stands on the side of a bare mound
on the left bank of the Shaini stream. Below it runs a road to Palingan from
Kamiaran. No trees : the valley round is cultivated : water from the Shaini
stream : good grazing ground.— {Burton.)
HUSAINABAD (Isfandabad)—
The first village of Kurdistan when entering that Province via Sungur and
Kuliai and the Gerdehkaneh pass. It is20minutes from the top of the pass.—
{Mann.)
HUSAINABAD—
A village to the left of the Senna-Sakiz road
{Customs.)
at 19f farsahhs from Senna. —

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Confidential report compiled by Hyacinth Louis Rabino. The report was printed in Simla at the Government Monotype Press, 1911.

The report is divided into three parts (I-III), as follows:

Part I: Geographical and Commercial Notes (folios 6-39) with sections on the province of Kurdistan (including information on cultivation, population, revenue, roads, imports/exports, and the capital, Senna), its tribes (including statistics on population, land, and residences), rivers, and mountains, and appendices comprised of government lists of villages.

Part II: History (folios 40-54) with a chart showing the Valis and Provincial Governors of Kurdistan for the years 1169-1905 (folio 41).

Part III: Gazetteer of Kurdistan (folios 55-104) arranged alphabetically.

At the back of the volume is a glossary (folios 105-06) including notes on the weights used in Kurdistan.

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1 volume (106 folios)
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There is a contents page at the front of the volume (f 5) which refers to the volume's original pagination.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence for this description commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 108; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio.

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