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CHAR 2/174 Public and political: correspondence relating to Indian affairs.

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CHAR 2/174/1

Letter from Sir Claud Jacob (4 Sussex Mansions, Sussex Place, [London]) to WSC enclosing a letter from a cavalry brigadier in India [not present] describing the bad state of affairs in Bombay.

1 folio
17 Sep 1930
CHAR 2/174/2

Letter from WSC to Sir Claud Jacob (4 Sussex Mansions, Sussex Place, [London]) thanking him for sending him a letter [describing the bad state of affairs in Bombay] and commenting: "we are galloping downhill". Carbon typescript copy.

1 folio
18 Sep 1930
CHAR 2/174/3

Letter from 2nd Lord Burnham [earlier Harry Lawson] (Hall Barn, Beaconsfield, [Buckinghamshire]) to WSC welcoming his statement that he will not consider retiring from parliamentary life whilst the question of India is still undecided and considering what he sees as the dangerous state of British Indian policy.

1 folio
29 Sep 1930
CHAR 2/174/4

Letter from [WSC] to [2nd Lord Burnham, earlier Harry Lawson] expressing deep concern about the situation in India and lamenting the death of [1st Lord Birkenhead, earlier F E Smith] at a time when he would have been of decisive importance. Carbon typescript copy.

1 folio
01 Oct 1930
CHAR 2/174/5

Letter from Sir Mark Hunter, secretary of the Indian Empire Society (12 Ashburn Gardens, [London]) enclosing a statement of the objects of the Society [see CHAR 2/174/6].

1 folio
11 Oct 1930
CHAR 2/174/6

Statement of the objects of the Indian Empire Society. Sent with CHAR 2/174/5.

1 folio
[1930]
CHAR 2/174/7

Letter from [ ] to Sir Mark Hunter (the Indian Empire Society, 12 Ashburn Gardens, London) asking for some literature for Randolph Churchill to use in his debate in the United States with a Hindu on British rule in India. Carbon typescript copy.

1 folio
28 Oct 1930
CHAR 2/174/8

Letter from Sir Mark Hunter, secretary of the Indian Empire Society (12 Ashburn Gardens, London) to WSC sending and recommending literature for Randolph Churchill to use in his debate in the United States with a Hindu on British rule in India.

1 folio
30 Oct 1930
CHAR 2/174/9-10

Letter from Sir Claud Jacob (Indian Empire Society, 12 Ashburn Gardens, London) to WSC asking him to speak in the City of London on behalf of the Indian Empire Society on the dangers threatening British India.

2 folios
20 Nov 1930
CHAR 2/174/11

Letter from [WSC] (Hatfield, [Hertfordshire]) to Sir Claud Jacob accepting the invitation [to speak in the City of London on the Indian situation], stressing the urgency of the situation, considering the organisation and publicity of the London meeting and suggesting that a similar one be held in Manchester. Typescript copy.

1 folio
23 Nov 1930
CHAR 2/174/12

Letter from Sir Claud Jacob (The Indian Empire Society, 12 Ashburn Gardens, [London]) to WSC on the meeting on India to be addressed by WSC at the Cannon Street Hotel, [London].

1 folio
24 Nov 1930
CHAR 2/174/13

Letter from Sir Claud Jacob (4 Sussex Mansions, Sussex Place, [London]) to WSC enclosing an extract from a letter on the situation in Bombay [India] [see CHAR 2/174/26 ] for WSC to use in his forthcoming speech on India [at the Cannon Street Hotel, London].

1 folio
04 Dec 1930
CHAR 2/174/14

Letter from [WSC] to [Sir Mark Hunter] enclosing a donation to the fund [of the Indian Empire Society], hoping that the Society's members are not worried about the abuse he is getting and asking to be informed about the plans for a meeting in Manchester, which [Lord Rothermere, earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] has promised to support. Carbon typescript and manuscript copy.

1 folio
13 Dec 1930
CHAR 2/174/15-16

Letter from Sir Mark Hunter, secretary of the Indian Empire Society (12 Ashburn Gardens, [London]) to WSC (Chartwell) thanking him for his speech on the Indian situation at the Cannon Street Hotel [London] and for his offer to address a similar meeting in Manchester.

2 folios
12 Dec 1930
CHAR 2/174/17-18

Letter from 1st Lord Sydenham [earlier Sir George Clarke] (101 Onslow Square, [London]) to WSC congratulating him on his speech on the situation in India [at the Cannon Street Hotel, London] and echoing his criticism of the Government's handling of the Round-Table Conference on India's future.

2 folios
13 Dec 1930
CHAR 2/174/19

Letter from [WSC] to [Sir Mark Hunter] asserting that there should be a meeting in Manchester attacking Government policy on India and hoping that members of the Indian Empire Society "will not be upset by the strong currents of defeatist opinion which are now flowing." Carbon typescript copy.

1 folio
19 Dec 1930
CHAR 2/174/20

Receipt from the Indian Empire Society to WSC for a donation of 10 pounds.

1 folio
19 Dec 1930
CHAR 2/174/21-22

Letter from Sir Mark Hunter, secretary of the Indian Empire Association (28 Alfred Place, [London]) to WSC thanking him for his donation, enclosing CHAR 2/174/23, expressing satisfaction that WSC's recent speech on the Indian situation has flustered his opponents, and asking for suggestions as to who should chair the meeting in Manchester.

2 folios
19 Dec 1930
CHAR 2/174/23

Resolution of the executive committee of the Indian Empire Society thanking WSC for his speech on India at the Cannon Street Hotel, [London]. Sent with CHAR 2/174/21-22.

1 folio
18 Dec 1930
CHAR 2/174/24-25

Letter from [WSC] to [Sir Mark Hunter] on the arrangements for a meeting on India at the Free Trade Hall, Manchester. Carbon typescript copy.

2 folios
20 Dec 1930
CHAR 2/174/26

Extract from a letter from a District Magistrate in the Bombay Presidency describing the economic distress that has accompanied the Civil Disobedience movement and its failure to weaken the British government in India. Sent with CHAR 2/174/13.

1 folio
10 Nov 1930
CHAR 2/174/27

Letter from [?Violet Pearman] to Sir Geoffrey Fry, private secretary to Stanley Baldwin, conveying WSC's wish that copies of CHAR 2/174/26 be circulated to members of the Business Committee and Conservative Conference delegates. Carbon typescript copy.

1 folio
24 Dec 1930
CHAR 2/174/28-29

Letter from Sir Mark Hunter, secretary of the India Empire Society (28 Alfred Place, [London]) to WSC on arrangements for the meeting on India at the Free Trade Hall, Manchester. Sheets filed in the wrong order.

2 folios
[Dec] [1930]
CHAR 2/174/30-31

Letter from William Flanagan (Ollerenshaw Hall, Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire) to WSC inviting him to address a lunch of the political committee of the Constitutional Club of Manchester.

2 folios
20 Dec 1930