'15/3 Vol I XV - B/1 VISITORS SUSPECTS & UNDESIRABLES SULEMAN AL BARUNI AL NAFUSI & HIS RELATIVES Jan 1923 - June 1940.' [130r] (270/420)
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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The Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. ,
Bushire, the 17th December 1938.
J / Z 1 — J IT
./ith reference to correspondence ending with
Sir Trenchard's demi-official letter h'o.517-S, dated the
29th October 1938, to Sir Aubrey Metcalfe on the subject
of Suleman al Baruni, I am desired to enclose herewith
a copy of Hay* s letter NO.D.4110-N/38 of 7th December 1933.
It does not seem to sir Trenchard that Baruni
is likely to indulge in any anti-British intrigue, and
if he tried to do so he is sure that the Sultan, with his
healthy suspicion of the Italians and their ways,, would
stop him immediately. However you might keep an
unobstrucive eye on Baruni and let us know in due course
what you can of his activities. Incidentally the Arab
press, as you will doubtless have noticed, have commented
favourably on Baruni’s appointment.
A copy of this letter is being sent to
Peel and Hay.
Major R.p. Yfatts, I.a
P olitical Agent,
* sent under P.L.No.740-S of 17/12/38
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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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