'15/3 Vol I XV - B/1 VISITORS SUSPECTS & UNDESIRABLES SULEMAN AL BARUNI AL NAFUSI & HIS RELATIVES Jan 1923 - June 1940.' [143r] (296/420)
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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Copy In tranalation of letter dated the 7th Shaaban
1368 and ite poet acript dated the 9th Shaaban 1368 from Suleiman
al Baroni al Nafuai, Muscat to Syed Ahmad Zarim, Salambo, Ahwoj
Tunis, a resident of Tripoli,
I am enclosing the copy you sent me and asked me to
return in this letter. Please accept my apology for keeping it
until today. I replied to you on the 14th Rajah. I hope it
reached you. I am expecting a letter from you. The war
broken out and it is expected that it will be wide spread, the
result of which I hope will be the liberation of our dear country
from servitude. Sometime ago X wrote to some sources, and
informed them that the correspondence between me and you is
continuing. Perhaps you will be questioned about it, so be on
your guard. I am patiently awaiting the answer to what I have
written and yours as well. Every night we hear the war news
from Berlin, Rome, Paris and Bondon stations which excite us.
God grant prosperity and benefit for us and our country. I will
explain my views to you in my next letter. God make the way easy
for me to reach you. Ity regards to the brothers.
If it is possible for you and other brothers to write to
me a letter asking me to come as quickly as possible, please do so
and send it by air mail as soon as possible. 1 will use it as
an excuse for travelling. His Highness the Sultan is delaying
his permission for my travelling. If he grants me permission I
shall not remain here and your letter will follow me
Post Script . 9th Shaaban 1358.
Copy of what was written on the back of a letter sent
before this with the word Registered** written on the cover, but
the messenger found the Post Office closed. He wrote on it in
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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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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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