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'FILE NO. 15/3 SULEIMAN AL BARUNI AND HIS RELATIVES' [‎5r] (9/154)

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The record is made up of 1 file (75 folios). It was created in 20 May 1940-5 May 1947. 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 Documents collected in a private capacity. .

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A copy of report No.14o/MV 23 dated the nth May
1940> from the Intelligence Bureau, Home Department, Govern
ment of India*
Information received from the Bombay Police is to
the effect that Suleiman al Baruni arrived in Bombay with
H.H.the Sultan of Muscat by the S.S."Bankura" on the
26th April 1940.
He had been suffering from blood*preseure for the
past l-l/2 years and it is reported that he was expressly
brought out to Bombay by H.H.the Sultan of j uscat for
obtaining expert medical advice. He stopped with the
Sultan only for a day and as he took ill on the 27th April,
he was removed, under medical advice, to a local Nursing
Home the same night, in spite of the best treatment he
died on the night of the 30th April from Cerebral Hemorrhage
and heart-failure.

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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:

  • The nationality of al-Baruni who was from Libya and implications for his admission to Oman
  • His membership of the Ibadhi sect and his claim that he had influence with tribes inland from Tripoli
  • 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 The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. ; and officials of the Government of the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman.

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1 file (75 folios)
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The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the front to the rear of the file.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 77; 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.

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