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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.' [‎149r] (308/420)

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 lattar datad Um 6 th 1 If
1388 (18th Septombar 1939) ftroa Suloiman al Baruni al Hafuai, |f
Muscat to Syad Ahmed Zaria, Salaabo (Tunis). ^ Vj
After conapliaente.
I return herewith the copy you sent me please accept
my apology for its detention until to-day. I answered you in a
letter on 14th Rajah which I hope has arrived. I an awaiting ^
your reply* War has broken out and it is expected to he very
extensive* Therefore I hope our dear country will he delivered
from servitude. Sometime ago 1 wrote to some sources that X am
in communication with you continually* In case you are question
ed in this respect please he on your guard.
Every night we hear the war news from Paris, Rome,
London and other stations which excite us, God prosper the well- /|||
fare of our country. X am waiting with patience for your reply. 1 |j
Sven if X leave for Baghdad X shall receive it. X will try my
best to reach you* It it is possible for you and some other
friends to write me a letter asking me to return please do so
without daisy because His Highness the Sultan has been delaying
the grant of permission for me to come to you and X will make
your letter an excuse to leave.
Usual Ending.
Sd./ Suleiman Pasha al Baruni al
Hafusi.
My salams to the friend Syed Hohaaed Shelkrl, the President of
the Cosnittee*

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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.' [‎149r] (308/420), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/6/449, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100055749000.0x00006d> [accessed 18 July 2019]

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