Sidy Hafsan, Bey of Tripoli (frontispiece portrait) from Narrative of a ten year's residence at Tripoli in Africa by Richard Tully, 1816. Based on letters written during a ten years' residence at the court of Tripoli: published from the originals in the p

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Sidy Hafsan, Bey of Tripoli (frontispiece portrait) from Narrative of a ten year's residence at Tripoli in Africa by Richard Tully, 1816. Based on letters written during a ten years' residence at the court of Tripoli: published from the originals in the possession of the family of the late Richard Tully, the British consul. Authentic memoirs and anecdotes of the reigning Bashaw, his family, and other persons of distinction; also an account of the domestic manners of the Moors, Arabs, and Turks. In the Ottoman Empire a bey was a title given to senior officers, provincial governors, and certain other officials or nobles.