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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.' [‎171r] (352/420)

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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Dam*acu*, 1st J ttwary , ly-tO•
To l
his ^jtceXluncy Shaikh Sulaiaan Pasha /%! Bai^uni*
Afttr ^outpih&snts*
X have at last receive. youx* lecher. Letters are
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greatly 4ei«jeu» I hope you tire well# X have rectiveh
a letter fi otn ^>pt the purport of which is that all
the brothers have put tneir faith in Hie hi^imeas viair
•u2»a uiiacl irdis as^Sanausi to speak in their na&es ao
th^t they may wiuharaw from the democratic front as
to support it is aorse for their brothers* An advisory
co mil tee of if persons has been formed ana i have
received a copy of the agenda* Xur brothers in daaascus
support thair brothers there* Prior to this I wrote
to you giving details una hoped that you would be able
to help us* 1 am expecting youi* reply* : assui" HP,:,:. hing
f.iil be done without asKin^ your views* I believe that
it will be the same with you as it is ^itn dyed and.
yo^ Doth rtiil be one person at present and in
f ut ire as all depends upon you* X think tne Ouheis
will follow your decision* Tills is my opinion arid trod
willing X will no my best. In Hgypt and Syria all have
agreed* This is what makee a good name other than the
name of 3yea Idrisi in that country* You had asked me
of the reason that led m to engage your* thoughts to
that direction* X wish that you will anli ivUn ac
regarding u«cat in a clear way* Homs oi r our brothers
who attach importance to your kind personality wc»nt
some thing from you in their history. They want
knowledge cf muscat and also of man. ~re tney indn-
penaent » How they ui*e administered by the Govern i^nts^
as for the people, do they go away or remain in towns
*nd then regard the w ibes there ana cities* this
is

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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.' [‎171r] (352/420), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/6/449, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100055749000.0x000099> [accessed 27 May 2019]

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