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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.' [‎177r] (364/420)

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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Alexandria, 22nd -November t
loth ohawal, 1358.
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To
His Excellency Sulaiman Pasha A1 Baruni and
any oue of our country-men whoever might be
with him.
After Compliments.
We inform you that on Thursday the 6th Hamadhan
1358 corresponding to 19th October, 1939 there was a
gathering at Alexandria of the Tripoiian chiefs and
ShaiKhs who fled from their country. The object of the
gathering was to consider the situation of our brothers,
who fled to different countries of the east, at the presenl
moment when the atmosphere is cloudy and all nations are
busy in determinig their own safe course in order to xeep
their boats steady from sinking and entering into the
waters of false propaganda.
After much discussion and in view of the existing
circumstances, it was unanimously decided, firstly, that
the democratic front was worse for our brothers in the
east and secondly, that absolute faith, by the signatories
of this letter, was to be put in Amir Syed Muhammad Idris
A1 Sanusi to represent us all* All our brothers are to
■eirmvjmic
be of this. Our brothers in hgypt have
put their confidence in His Highness who will speak on
behalf of all when necessary.
♦v.
Hr- h-t- diroumstances we send our advice to ail
of our brotfcers who fled from Tripoli to remain in touch
with His Highness and not to forget their native country
from which they fied-a*a# not for any legal reason but
by compulsion and force. When the enemies come out of
their neutrality, face them for deiiverance and vengence
We wish that nothing should be done without inierns.tion
and concurance of all. God will guide us in the proper

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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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