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'15/3 Vol I XV - B/1 VISITORS SUSPECTS & UNDESIRABLES SULEMAN AL BARUNI AL NAFUSI & HIS RELATIVES Jan 1923 - June 1940.' [‎16r] (42/420)

The record is made up of 1 file (206 folios). It was created in 25 Jan 1923-8 Jun 1940. 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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14 May, 1923.
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With reference to your memoranda of the 26 th and 27th
April, No. S/19750 regarding an application ty Suleiman Bey
for permission to land at Bomhay on his way to Muscat. I am
directed hy the secretary of State for India to invite a
reference to correspondence ending with Foreign Office letter
dated 27th April 1923 E4089/2879/44 on this subject. I am to
transmit the enclosed paraphrase of a telegram from the
) g overnment of India, from which it will be seen
that they r ecommend that a visa fgr .J.Sft.lft
Should not be granted to Suleiman and express a desire that
his visit to Muscat should not take place. The secretary of
State concurs in these recommendations. I am accordingly to
request that the secretary of State for Foreign Affaire
sees no objection, the passport Control Officer at Paris
may be instructed to refuse the grant of a visa for India.
I am also to request that this Office may be informed
of any action that may be taken regarding the proposed visit
to Muscat.
A copy of this letter is being sent to the Foreign
Office. j ^ et>c>t
Sd. J.C. Walton,
Asst. Secretary,
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ABSt. SBcreuary, +
Industries^ and Overseas Deptt.
der Secretary of State,
.0. passport Control
66 Victoria street, s.W.l.
No. S. 19750.
The Under secretary of State for Foreign Affairs
presents his compliments^to the Under secretary of State

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The file comprises telegrams, despatches, correspondence, memoranda, and notes, relating to Suleiman al Baruni and his relatives.

The discussion in the file concerns:

  • Baruni's travel to Iraq and Muscat
  • his membership of the Ibadhi sect and the esteem he was held in by both the Sultan of Muscat and Oman and the Imam of Oman
  • his appointment as Minister in the government of the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman
  • arrangements for travel of members of his family

The principal correspondents in the volume are: the Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. , Muscat; 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. 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. ; HM High Commissioner for Iraq; and officials of the Government of the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman.

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1 file (206 folios)
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The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the front to the rear of the volume.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the first folio with 1 and terminates at the last folio with 202; 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. The foliation sequence does not include the front and back covers, nor does it include the leading and ending flyleaves. A previous foliation sequence, which is also circled, has been superseded and therefore crossed out.

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'15/3 Vol I XV - B/1 VISITORS SUSPECTS & UNDESIRABLES SULEMAN AL BARUNI AL NAFUSI & HIS RELATIVES Jan 1923 - June 1940.' [‎16r] (42/420), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/6/449, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100055748999.0x00002b> [accessed 24 January 2019]

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