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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.' [‎147r] (304/420)

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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Damascus or Tunis to discuss with the Government necessary
arr&n^eiaentSi a^jd what is re< 3 ,uiz*ed Tor our country iT TlnaX
victory is won "Inshallsh* so that we will know the reward of
11 Q-’u now. Xf you accept wy view pXease send your
reply hy air mail or by telesraa through the Consul of your
ally the British at Muscat. God lead the success.
Besides informing you ©f my wish it is necessary for
you to know that I am now Adviser to the Sfuscat Government and
at rest with my family. A very pleasant life under the patron-
age and reapect of His Highness the Sultan. May God support
him. All this does not make me forget my birth place and the
home of ay fore-fathers who were well known there for more than
a thousand years, as Is written in history. 1 left ay family
at Xstambul and left my seat in the Ottoman House of Lords
(As-Slnat) of which X was a member. 2 spent more than four
years in Tripoli during the World War fighting the Italians
until they sued for peace with us. 1 think this is sufficient
for you to understand the greatness of my desire at this critical
period.
X was awarded, during the World War when I was on the
Tripolian battle field, the Ottoman Medal, the Ottoman,Austrian,
and German War Medals of the 2nd Class and the rank of Pasha
etcetera.
Usual Ending. Sd./ Suleiman al Bartini al Tarabloai.
Ex-member of the Ottoman House of Lords (As-Sin&t).
wail Hf and Commandant of Tripoli and its
dependencies during ths World War.
Member and Commandant of the Tripolian Republic
after international peace.
Rote i- Copy of this is sent to i-
(1) The Hobble the French Premier.
(2) His Highness ths French Minister for War*

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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.' [‎147r] (304/420), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/6/449, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100055749000.0x000069> [accessed 22 January 2019]

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