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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.' [‎148r] (306/420)

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 translation of lottor dated the 4th Shaafca
1368 ( 17 th Sapteabar 1939) fro* Suleiman al Baruni al Hafuai
Muscat to Syad Omar Faiq Shunaib, a notable of Tripoli, of
As-Salhiyah » Damascus.
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After Compliments.
1 have read in the Egyptian newspapers of the organ
isation of the new army under the direction of Asia Beg and I
have seen no mention of Syed Idris. What is the meaning of this?
Will you please let me know the t o truth in regard to the views
of the Tripolians in Egypt. Please expedite your reply. I
have already written to you about my intention to go to Baghdad.
I have been delayed here until now. I still intend to go and
hope to come to you from Baghdad. Italy's entry in the war
on one side or the other will not be long delayed in my opinion.
Her entry on the German side will be pleasant and will make
matters easy for us, but if she has decelvsd the Germans, as in
the world war, and enters on the British side then the door of
our home will be closed in our faces.
It is the will of God. Pray God that that which ia
good for our country and ourselves may come to pass. My regards
to the brothers especially those known to me. I am awaiting
an air mail letter from you which is, o I hope, on the way.

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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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