'15/3 Vol I XV - B/1 VISITORS SUSPECTS & UNDESIRABLES SULEMAN AL BARUNI AL NAFUSI & HIS RELATIVES Jan 1923 - June 1940.' [126r] (262/420)
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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itoe i^«14tnoy f
^uahirt, th« 29 th October 1936*
My dear Metoalfe
I tuwloec herewith a copy of a letter ^o* 0 /i 46
dated 1 - th utober with eacloeure frost ^’atte ori the
eubjeot of a oertaia 3uleiaaa al baruai al lafuei*
2* briefly daruui i» a ijative of Tripoli, aad has
worked both for arid against the Italian# by whoci he ie
not allowed to return to hie native country* roiB 1924 -
1932 Baruni wae employed in Oman by the Imm ae hie
financial ndvieer, arid wae at one time on bad term# with
the present >ultan of luacat, who, however, has now for
given him, and appointed him to a poet in the internal
administration of hie itate* In the eye# of the iult&n,
himself on the eunny side of thirty, daruni ie a "broken
old man of over eixty^l ^vide paragraph 3 of vatta’ letter)
who only wiehea to pass the remainder of hi a days in peace
and ^uiet* However thie m&y be we have certaiiily nothing
definite enough against baruni to ^ive ue any reaeon for
taking the extreme step of aetcing Hie High^ee not to
employ him* i met barunl some year# ago and he seemed to
me to have intelligence and a pleasant personality*
I am eeiiding copies of this letter to leel
dsoretary to the Oavernatat of Irklia
in the external -affairs tsparuseni.
* at at u.-der P.l . o.51G-ii of 29/ic/26
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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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