'15/3 Vol I XV - B/1 VISITORS SUSPECTS & UNDESIRABLES SULEMAN AL BARUNI AL NAFUSI & HIS RELATIVES Jan 1923 - June 1940.' [18r] (46/420)
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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"NCLOfl T R ,: : TN ■PORTION COVKR1HG I ETT'SR
DATED APRIL 27, 1923.
NO. 222 (1357/1307/23).
British High Commleplon,
14th April 1923.
With rsfsrsncs to Your Lordship's <1espBtch i;o.251
(E ?B79/ ,, 879/44) of March 29th, T have the honour to state
that Sulpl^an-el-Beruni altreseed a letter to me from Angora
on or about ,, arch 11. In this letter he stated that, according
to a letter which he had received from the Sultan of Muscat
and Oman, the Indian Government had telegraphed to me
authorising me to visa his passport for Muscat, end he asked
me to r®ply to his letter through the Representative here of
the Angora Ministry of foreign Affaire.
2. as no communication had reached this high Commission or
the Consulate-General from the Government of India, and as in
any ceea I was unwilling to correspond with Buleiman-el-Baruni
through Adnan Bay in reply to a direct letter, I took steps
to ascertain unofficially whether Adnan Bey had any interest
in the matter. I found that he knew no-;hing of the business
and believed Bulalman-el-Borunl to have already left Angora,
travelling to some European destination via Constantinople,
Adnan Bey’s as'-'istant to whom Mr. Ryan mentioned the matter
spoke of Suleiman-el-Baruni with some contempt. In these
circumstances T decided to take no action or. his letter.
3. Suleiman-el-Berun-!, though a person of consequence In
hie own pert of Northern Africa enjoys little consideration
in this country. He was a member of the Turkish senate until
last November when It, with the Constantinople Government,
ceased to exist. His r&le in Turkey, such as it is, is that
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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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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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