'A Précis of the Relations of the British Government with the Tribes and Shaikhs of 'Arabistan By Lieutenant A T Wilson, Acting Consul for Arabistan'
- British Consul, Arabistan (author)
This volume consists of a précis issued by the Government of India which provides comprehensive details regarding the history of relations between the British Government and the tribes and rulers of 'Arabistan. The volume is divided into eleven sections as follows:I. British Interests in 'Arabistan;II. 'Arabistan: Internal Politics up to the death of Haji Jabir and genealogical table of Shaikhs of Mohammerah, 1527-1881;III. Shaikh Miz'als's rule, 1882-1897;IV. Shaikh Khaz'al's rule, 1897-1910;V. Shaikh Khaz'al and the Persian Customs;VI. Shaikh Khaz'al: Political Relations with British Government;VII. Piracies;VIII. Turko-Persian Frontier Question;IX. Shaikh of Mohammerah and Turks;X. Irrigation in 'Arabistan;XI. Acquisition and Tenure of Land in 'Arabistan with Annexes.Between folios 51-70, the volume contains a number of appendices including copies of various relevant agreements. On folios 69-70, the volume contains the Persian text of a concession granted to the Nasiri Company for running ships from Ahwaz to Shushtar.The volume was compiled by Lieutenant Arnold Talbot Wilson, Acting Consul for 'Arabistan. The printing statement reads, 'Calcutta: Superintendent Government Printing, 1912'
1 volume (68 folios)
The volume opens with a contents page (folio 4) followed by a prefatory note (folio 5), a list of relevant officials (folio 6), a schedule of appendices (folio 7), eleven chapters of text (folios 8-50) and ends with sixteen appendices (folios 51-70).
Foliation: the foliation sequence commences at the front cover with 1 and terminates at the inside back cover with 70; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located at the top right corner of the recto side of each folio. An original printed pagination sequence is present in parallel between ff 8-65.
- Item contributor:
- British Library. India Office Records and Private Papers
- Data contributor:
- Qatar National Library
- 1 volume (68 folios)
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- British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers