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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.' [‎32r] (74/420)

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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gain foughk
gainst Italy.
During tiic Grsat War tlic .oaruni rsturncd
to Tripoli and lead a fighting against Italy.
After some time he went to Paris and surrendered
himself through the Prench Govt. It is understood
that an amnesty was granted to him on the
condition that he should not return to his
-y ^'Km y country Tripolitani^. .
Shail<h Sulaiman al laruni was a favourite
of Sultan AXDUL HAMID and hi in his hooks he
has very frequently praised the Sultan. fie
got on very we!J.l with the Committee of Union
and Progress and the Turkish Constitution.
He f however f has no liking for the present
Republic and thinks they are committing acts of
sacrileges.
When he was tired being confined to
Paris and London, he received an invitation from
the Sharif Husain of Hejaz. He came to Eejaz
and was accorded a very generous hospitality
by the King.
Prom Mecca he was permitted by H.H. the
Sultan Saiyid Taimur to come to Muscat.
It is stated that his brother Yahya bin
Abdullah is an Italian Official in Tripoli.
His son Ibrahim is studying in Alexandria,
and his second son is in .
(.Being himself an importa nt Abadhi MnlZa*
-yHe^is^hTghly respected by the Abadhiz and
is held in esteem in the literary circles.
His works; Khatirat al Baruni. Diwan
Baruni, Azhar Riadhiyah.
He is one of the important leaders of the
Arab Rationalists movement.
gain fought,
gainst Italy.

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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.' [‎32r] (74/420), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/6/449, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100055748999.0x00004b> [accessed 24 January 2019]

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