'15/3 Vol I XV - B/1 VISITORS SUSPECTS & UNDESIRABLES SULEMAN AL BARUNI AL NAFUSI & HIS RELATIVES Jan 1923 - June 1940.' [157r] (324/420)
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 letter dated the 29th September
1939 : ton Sheikh Suleiman al Baruni, Muscat, from Ahmad Zari(?^)
I received your letter of 14th Rajab on 12th Shaban. I
was very pleased with it. I have come to know about your health
as well as your service to your country. As regards the news
you heard on the radio, it requires no explanation as the world
at large knows everything. Nothing remained except the spark of
fire to start. As regards your desire to know something about
it all, what I can say to you is that we are combined together
waiting to enter the battle again. Our country's condition is
very bad. All that the news-papers have issued is quite enough.
We held a meeting on the 17th, 18th and 19th. In this meeting
the following were present s-
Sheikh Mohammad bin Alhaj Hasan Al Mashai, Sheikh Salim
bin Abdur Nabi Azantani, All Fikeeni on behalf of his father,
Saiyid Mohammad Oraikeeb, Haji Ismail bin Salim bin I email, Sheikh
Tahar Al Baddi, S a iyid Mohammad bin Khaleefah, Jabar Asswai,
Mohammad Effendi Qialib and many others. We had an interview
with the French Government who are ready to help us. The name of
the Society has been changed to United Society. The address of
the society is as follows*-
Nahj Athahab, No. 7, Mukarar.
You may correspond with it if you like. fe have stopped issuing
the newspaper. We often wrote to you requesting you to five your
opinions and advices on this subject but you are careful. We
rely on you much especially in this hard time. Phis is what I
could write to you briefly and expect your reply and all your
opinions about us and our situations.
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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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