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'FILE NO. 15/3 SULEIMAN AL BARUNI AND HIS RELATIVES' [‎20r] (39/154)

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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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Political Branch
G*H. Q., 1\S.
Ref, 10035
5 Peb, 1942,
Representative of India on the
Middle nJast War Council,
Cairo,
1) With reference to letter No, 58-s, dated
16 Jan, 1942, from the British Consulate
General> Bushire, and its enclosure No.
C/785 of 11 Dec. 1941, from I olitical
Ag en t\ of Mu scat
2) It is hot considered advisable to ask
Yussef el Baruni to come to -Kgypt at
X^resent.
3) We already have Hajj Xssa el Baruni,
nephew of Solirian Pasha An Ottoman title used after the names of certain provincial governors, high-ranking officials and military commanders. el Baruni , at
our disposal, Bil Gasin el Baruni--
the brother of Yussef el Baruni-- is
also known to me. He, however, is by
no means reliable, whereas HaJj Issa ia
infinitely preferable,
4} In view of the above, it seems best to
let Yussef el Baruni stay where he is
at present.
Signed,
Major
for C.P.O,
Politic al Branch
G.H.Q. , M,E.

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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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