'15/3 Vol I XV - B/1 VISITORS SUSPECTS & UNDESIRABLES SULEMAN AL BARUNI AL NAFUSI & HIS RELATIVES Jan 1923 - June 1940.' [146r] (302/420)
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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arrival at .ripoli from Istanbul in a aubaarine at the comaence-
laent of the World War aa Wall ana General of Tripoli and ita
dependencies I at once ordered all the French prisoners, who
were captured by Sheikh Khalifah bin Asker al-Zanati in a battle
with the French near "Duhaibat" on the Tunis borders, to be set
free* I sent them with an escort who delivered tht m to a
French Officer at the Tunis frontier without compensation* i
have in ay possession an official latter from this French Officer
in which he acknowledges their safe arrival* Correspondence is
proceeding between ae end the Tripolian notables now in Tunis
through the sealous and loyal Ahaal Zarla, resident of Salaabo
a place (section) in Tunis* He sent ae a copy of what they have
submitted to the French Minister at Tunis* We therefore believe
strongly that Francs will give us the necessary help to organise
the immigrants so as to be ready to march when Italy declares
her entry in the war on the German side* This time, with God's
will, the Tripolian revolt will be stronger than it was during
tbs old World War of 1914* Then our soldiers drove the Italians
frost the desert to the sea and captured many thousands of them*
These prisoners remained in their hands until peace was concluded
between ua in 1919 based on the famous Tripolian Fundamental Law*
They captured from the Italians many thousands of rifles as wall
as guns and Lewis guns* The doors of Tunis and Algiers were
dosed by the French and the doors of Kgypt ware closed by the
British because they were on the Italian side.
How the doors of Tunis, Algiers and Kgypt are open for
the immigrants to go to their country if Italy goes to war
against Britain and Francs* Cose what may God is with the
I am, therefore, jncwpaa prepared to come to Paris,
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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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