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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.' [‎78r] (166/420)

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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^Jj;TtlKfl UJ» All J^A-rtUJNx .
in a day or two , the great leader nie excellency ~ulaiman
A asha al -Baruni is returning to Muscat from the interior of
vman where he has remained for about 6 months, ne has been
trying his best to unite the different tribes of Oman and-
waking them up from the lethargic sleep and making them
to realise the tru fjee life. AL BAKuM has been successful
in his object as he enjoys great esteem and love in the
hearts of the umanis. We wished to say something about AL
BAKUiU but he is from those personalities who require no
introduction. The readers of AL FA I HA as well rs those of
other papers do know that he is a great leader and a faithful
reformer and he never lets an opportunity pass without
doing some service to to his country and his people , for
which he deserves thanks.
IttK (iELTSKAL Ob CJUb'luFb.
Iskander S£f±iwt±x Beg Hanna is the best of the Egyptian
officials that have ever served this country. He caused a
considerable addition to the Customs revenues, ne is one of
those whom HiS HIGHNESS loves them f or their loyalty and
faithfulness, ne is thxnk praised by topngues for his good
service. «e hear that n.n. is gxadsx granting him 4 months
leave to visit his home m ^gypt. ne is about to receive a
big present and a medal of ^aeedi order from the sultan,
m jNjNiHn bv A HI AD HaFaDj. .
details of a dinner given by Ahmad namadi ,Director of
Customs ,j*iatrah, in honour of the editor of «.L j?aIha .
TfiK hE'9 BuLiTiUAli AGEiVl
curing the last week, Major BAnnEn has arrived here , as
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, ne has come from Aden, where he was
Assistant nesident. ne is known to be of good disposition and
sound politics, ne used to be political officer of Haquba.
n e knows Arabic just like **ra.bs. ne w^s accorded a grand
reception, guns were fired and military band played in his
honour.

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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.' [‎78r] (166/420), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/6/449, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100055748999.0x0000a7> [accessed 19 July 2019]

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