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CHAR 2/180A-B Public and political: correspondence relating to Indian affairs.

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CHAR 2/180A/1-2

Letter from Sir [John] Mark Hunter, Secretary of the Indian Empire Society (28 Alfred Place, [London]) to WSC on arrangements for a meeting in Manchester.

2 folios
02 Jan 1931
CHAR 2/180A/100

Letter from Sir [John] Mark Hunter, Secretary of the Indian Empire Society (28 Alfred Place, [London]) to WSC enclosing a copy of the Statesman from 1st Lord Greenway containing passages which could help WSC with his forthcoming speech [not present] and referring to CHAR 2/180A/104.

1 folio
07 Mar 1931
CHAR 2/180A/101

Letter from Oliver Locker-Lampson (72 St Stephen's House, Westminster, [London]) to WSC referring to men to be invited to the meeting [of the Indian Empire Society] on the 18th and enclosing CHAR 2/180A/102.

1 folio
07 Mar 1931
CHAR 2/180A/102

Letter from A J David (St Margaret's, Mount Park, Harrow on the Hill [London]) to Oliver Locker-Lampson (4 North Street, Westminster, [London]) praising WSC's "stand for law and order throughout the British Empire" and contributing 50 pounds towards the expenses of the [Indian Empire Society] meeting in the Albert Hall [London].

1 folio
06 Mar 1931
CHAR 2/180A/103

Statement [by WSC] given over the phone to Sir [John] Mark Hunter [Secretary of the Indian Empire Society] criticising current British policy on India and announcing the Indian Empire Society meeting at the Albert Hall [London] on 18 March.

1 folio
12 Mar 1931
CHAR 2/180A/104

Extract from the Daily Telegraph: part of speech by 2nd Lord Russell [Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, India Office] opposing complete independence or early dominion status for India. [Typescript copy sent with CHAR 2/180A/100].

1 folio
06 Jun 1930
CHAR 2/180A/105

Letter from [WSC] to A J David (St Margaret's, Mount Park, Harrow on the Hill, [London]) thanking him for his contribution to the expenses of the [Indian Empire Society] meeting at the Albert Hall [London]. [Carbon typescript copy].

1 folio
12 Mar 1931
CHAR 2/180A/106

Letter from [WSC] to Sir [John] Mark Hunter [Secretary of the Indian Empire Society] on the resolution and timetable of the forthcoming [Indian Empire Society meeting at the Albert Hall, London]. [Carbon typescript copy].

1 folio
13 Mar 1931
CHAR 2/180A/107

Letter from Sir [John] Mark Hunter, Secretary of the Indian Empire Society (28 Alfred Place, [London]) to WSC enclosing the suggested resolution to be moved [at the Society meeting at the Albert Hall, London] [not present].

1 folio
12 Mar 1931
CHAR 2/180A/108

Letter from C J Smith (Indian Empire Society, 28 Alfred Place, [London]) to [Violet Pearman], Private Secretary to WSC, enclosing tickets [for the Society meeting in the Albert Hall, London].

1 folio
[Mar] [1931]
CHAR 2/180A/109-110

Letter from Sir Reginald Craddock (Whitehall Court, [London]) to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/180A/111 and criticising the negotiations between Lord Irwin [Viceroy of India, earlier Edward Wood, later Lord Halifax] and Mohandas Gandhi.

2 folios
14 Mar 1931
CHAR 2/180A/11-13

Letter from Sir [John] Mark Hunter, Secretary of the Indian Empire Society (28 Alfred Place, [London]) to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/180A/14 and discussing the arrangements for the forthcoming meeting in Manchester.

3 folios
10 Jan 1931
CHAR 2/180A/111

Cutting from the Times: letter to the editor from F H Brown denying WSC's claim that the recently concluded agreement between Mohandas Gandhi and Lord Irwin [Viceroy of India, earlier Edward Wood, later Lord Halifax] concedes all the terms demanded by Congress as a condition of their coming to the Round Table Conference. Sent with CHAR 2/180A/109-110.

1 folio
13 Mar 1931
CHAR 2/180A/14

Resolution on the danger to the British Empire in India proposed at the meeting of the Indian Empire Society at the Cannon Street Hotel, [London]. [Sent with CHAR 2/180A/11-13].

1 folio
11 Dec 1930
CHAR 2/180A/15

Letter from Sir [John] Mark Hunter, Secretary of the Indian Empire Society (28 Alfred Place, [London]) to WSC enclosing a draft from [J E Lawrence], news editor of the Daily Mail [about the forthcoming Society meeting in Manchester, not present] and asking WSC to put it into its final form.

1 folio
12 Jan 1931
CHAR 2/180A/16

Letter from [WSC] to Esmond Harmsworth [later 2nd Lord Rothermere] on the arrangements for the Indian Empire Society meeting in Manchester at which both are speaking and the fact that "Max" [1st Lord Beaverbrook, earlier Sir Max Aitken] is "getting on the move about India too." [Carbon typescript copy].

1 folio
12 Jan 1931
CHAR 2/180A/17

Letter from [Violet Pearman], Private Secretary to WSC, to W H Flanagan [? William Flanagan, MP for Clayton Division, Manchester] (Ollerenshaw Hall, Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire) on the date on which WSC can attend a luncheon at the Constitutional Club [Manchester]. [Carbon typescript copy].

1 folio
12 Jan 1931
CHAR 2/180A/18

Letter from [Violet Pearman], Private Secretary to WSC, to J E Lawrence, news editor of the Daily Mail, enclosing a draft by the Indian Empire Society and asking for it to be published [not present]. [Carbon typescript copy].

1 folio
13 Jan 1931
CHAR 2/180A/19

Letter from [WSC] to Sir [John] Mark Hunter [Secretary of the Indian Empire Society] asking for copies of speeches by 1st Lord Morley [of Blackburn, former Secretary of State for India] against Britain's desertion of India. [Carbon typescript copy].

1 folio
14 Jan 1931
CHAR 2/180A/20

Note from Sir [John] Mark Hunter, Secretary of the Indian Empire Society, enclosing CHAR 2/180A/21.

1 folio
14 Jan 1931
CHAR 2/180A/21

Cutting from the Morning Post: letter to the editor from the Nawab of Dera Ismail Khan urging the provision of safeguards for minorities in the forthcoming declaration by the Prime Minister [Ramsay Macdonald] of government policy on India. Sent with CHAR 2/180A/20.

1 folio
14 Jan 1931
CHAR 2/180A/22

Telegram from WSC to W H Flanagan [? William Flanagan, MP for Clayton Division, Manchester] (Ollerenshaw Hall, Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire) regretting that he cannot make an appointment and hoping that Flanagan will help to make the meeting [of the Indian Empire Society in Manchester] a success. [Typescript copy].

1 folio
15 Jan 1931
CHAR 2/180A/23

Letter from Sir [John] Mark Hunter, Secretary of the Indian Empire Society (28 Alfred Place, [London]) enclosing and commenting on CHAR 2/180A/24-26 and referring to speeches on India by 1st Lord Morley [of Blackburn, former Secretary of State for India].

1 folio
18 Jan 1931
CHAR 2/180A/24-26

Minutes of a meeting of the local committee and Sir [John] Mark Hunter [Secretary] of the Indian Empire Society on WSC's proposed meeting in Manchester.

3 folios
16 Jan 1931
CHAR 2/180A/27

Letter from [Violet Pearman], Private Secretary to WSC, to Sir [John] Mark Hunter [Secretary of the Indian Empire Society] (28 Alfred Place, London) stating that WSC approves of CHAR 2/180A/24-26. [Carbon typescript copy].

1 folio
19 Jan 1931
CHAR 2/180A/28

Letter from W H Flanagan [? William Flanagan, MP for Clayton Division, Manchester] (Ollerenshaw Hall, Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire) to WSC referring to the efforts to ensure that the meetings of WSC and 1st Lord Hailsham [earlier Sir Douglas Hogg] in Manchester do not interfere with each other and inviting WSC to be a guest of the Constitutional Club [Manchester].

1 folio
20 Jan 1931
CHAR 2/180A/29

Letter from W H Flanagan [? William Flanagan, MP for Clayton Division, Manchester] (Ollerenshaw Hall, Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire) to WSC offering his hospitality when WSC visits Manchester.

1 folio
20 Jan 1931
CHAR 2/180A/3-4

Letter from [WSC] to Sir [John] Mark Hunter [Secretary of the Indian Empire Society] suggesting that Esmond Harmsworth [later 2nd Lord Rothermere] be invited to speak at the meeting in Manchester. [Carbon typescript copy].

2 folios
04 Jan 1931
CHAR 2/180A/30

Letter from Sir Reginald Craddock (Whitehall Court, [London]) to [WSC] asserting that WSC should see A K Fazl ul Haq [see CHAR 2/180A/32] and that it would be disgraceful if the British forcibly upheld a Brahmin oligarchy against the wishes of the Muslims.

1 folio
12 Feb 1931
CHAR 2/180A/31

Letter from [WSC] to W H Flanagan [? William Flanagan, MP for Clayton Division, Manchester] inviting him to come and talk to him when he visits Manchester. [Carbon typescript copy].

1 folio
22 Jan 1931
CHAR 2/180A/32

Letter from A K Fazl ul Haq, one of the Bengal delegates to the Indian Round Table Conference (8 Chesterfield Gardens, Mayfair, London) to [WSC] asking to meet him and 1st Lord Rothermere [earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] to discuss Indian affairs.

1 folio
21 Jan 1931
CHAR 2/180A/33

Letter from J S Rouse (103 Gower Street, [London]) to [WSC] on his efforts to raise money for the Indian Empire Society's campaign to rouse and organise public opinion and the tendency of manufacturers trading with India to concentrate on short-term commercial matters rather than the broader issue of the Empire.

1 folio
24 Jan 1931
CHAR 2/180A/34

Letter from [WSC] to A J Bailey [Chairman of the Constitutional Club, Manchester] accepting the invitation to dine with the Club. [Carbon typescript copy].

1 folio
28 Jan 1931
CHAR 2/180A/35

Letter from A J Bailey, Chairman of the Constitutional Club, Manchester, to WSC (71 St Stephen's House, London) inviting him to dine at the Club along with Sir [John] Mark Hunter [Secretary of the Indian Empire Society], Esmond Harmsworth [later 2nd Lord Rothermere], Waris Ameer Ali, the local management committee and the local editor of the Daily Mail.

1 folio
23 Jan 1931
CHAR 2/180A/36

Letter from [WSC] to Sir [John] Mark Hunter [Secretary of the Indian Empire Society] reporting that 1st Lord Rothermere [earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] advises that the meeting on India at the Albert Hall [London] should not be delayed until April and enclosing a copy of a letter he is sending to John Whitley, Chairman of the BBC, asking for an opportunity to broadcast on India [not present]. [Carbon typescript copy].

1 folio
05 Feb 1931
CHAR 2/180A/37-38

Letter from Sir [John] Mark Hunter, Secretary of the Indian Empire Society (28 Alfred Place, [London]) to WSC reporting that he has sent a telegram to 1st Lord Rothermere [earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] on the success of the Society's meeting in Manchester and that he will bring the proposal for a meeting in the Albert Hall [London] before members of his committee, who are pleased with the Manchester meeting. Wishes WSC's speech there had been reported verbatim and broadcast.

2 folios
02 Feb 1931
CHAR 2/180A/39

Letter from [WSC] to an unknown correspondent, thanking him for a letter and enclosure. [Carbon typescript copy].

1 folio
05 Feb 1931
CHAR 2/180A/40-45

Letter from R P Cobbold (Wakes Colne Hall, near Colchester, Essex) to WSC congratulating him on his speech in Manchester on India, criticising the Betting Tax and the extension of the vote to women under 30, claiming that the Indian National Congress extracts financial contributions by threats, criticising the Viceroy [of India, Lord Irwin, earlier Edward Wood, later 1st Lord Halifax] as a visionary, asserting the need for summary justice to be imposed in India against disorder, and suggesting that WSC get the governments of France, Germany or Italy to write an official letter in support of British rule in India.

6 folios
31 Jan 1931
CHAR 2/180A/46-48

Telegram from 1st Lord Rothermere [owner of the Daily Mail, earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] (Cap Martin, [France]) to WSC congratulating him on his speech on India [at the Cannon Street Hotel, London], urging him to make more of the same sort and promising to publicise them.

3 folios
13 Dec 1930
CHAR 2/180A/49

Telegram from 1st Lord Rothermere [owner of the Daily Mail, earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] (Monte Carlo [Monaco]) to WSC congratulating him on his speech [on India] and promising unlimited support.

1 folio
28 Jan 1931
CHAR 2/180A/5

Letter from [Violet Pearman], Private Secretary to WSC, to Sir [John] Mark Hunter, Secretary of the Indian Empire Society, forwarding documents from WSC [not present]. [Carbon typescript copy].

1 folio
06 Jan 1931
CHAR 2/180A/50-51

Letter from 1st Lord Rothermere [owner of the Daily Mail, earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] (Riviera Palace Hotel, Monte Carlo [Monaco]) to WSC urging him to continue with his campaign on India and promising to give him as much publicity as he wants.

2 folios
29 Jan 1931
CHAR 2/180A/52-53

Letter from 1st Lord Rothermere [owner of the Daily Mail, earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] (Riviera Palace Hotel, Monte Carlo [Monaco]) to WSC predicting that WSC will become Prime Minister, expressing doubt whether the Conservatives could win a General Election, suggesting that [James] Ramsay MacDonald [Prime Minister] could have the same number of followers in the next parliament as in this, and stating that one of the conditions for his support of 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken] "is that he goes all out on India and national economy.".

2 folios
31 Jan 1931
CHAR 2/180A/54

Telegram from 1st Lord Rothermere [earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] (Monte Carlo [Monaco]) to WSC congratulating him on the meeting in Manchester [on India].

1 folio
01 Feb 1931
CHAR 2/180A/55

Telegram from WSC to 1st Lord Rothermere [earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] reporting the success of the Indian Empire Society meeting in Manchester and adding that a meeting in the Albert Hall [London] is planned for April. [Typescript copy].

1 folio
01 Feb 1931
CHAR 2/180A/56

Carbon copy of CHAR 2/180A/55.

1 folio
01 Feb 1931
CHAR 2/180A/57-58

Telegram from [1st Lord Rothermere, owner of the Daily Mail, earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] (San Remo, [Italy] to WSC advising him to arrange the meeting [on India] in the Albert Hall [London] in early March rather than April and promising unrelenting support.

2 folios
02 Feb 1931
CHAR 2/180A/59

Telegram from WSC to 1st Lord Rothermere [owner of the Daily Mail, earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] (Royal Hotel, San Remo, [Italy]) reporting a satisfactory talk with [William] McWhirter [Managing Director, Associated Newspapers Limited] and [Herbert] Wilson. [Typescript copy].

1 folio
07 Feb 1931
CHAR 2/180A/6

Letter from [Sao Kin Maung], Sawbwa of Mongmit [Burma] and the Sawbwa of Yawnghwe [Burma] enclosing a copy of a memorandum they have presented to the Secretary of State for India on behalf of the Federated Shan States [not present].

1 folio
02 Jan 1931
CHAR 2/180A/60

Telegram from WSC to 1st Lord Rothermere [owner of the Daily Mail, earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] (Royal Hotel, San Remo, [Italy]) reporting that Lancashire is more interested in India than anything else and that he is writing to Rothermere about publicity [see CHAR 2/180A/61-65], asking him to tell Herbert Wilson [? Associated Newspapers Limited] to contact him, agreeing that the meeting in the Albert Hall [London] should be in March instead of April, and praising Esmond Harmsworth [later 2nd Lord Rothermere] at the Manchester meeting. [Typescript copy].

1 folio
03 Feb 1931
CHAR 2/180A/61-65

Letter from [WSC] to [1st Lord Rothermere, owner of the Daily Mail, earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] on: the interest in Indian affairs in Lancashire; the need for a Conservative Party meeting on the issue; the need for full reporting in Rothermere's newspapers of WSC's speeches on the issue; the good performance of Esmond Harmsworth [later 2nd Lord Rothermere] at the meeting in Manchester; the defeat of P E Springman, the candidate backed by 1st Lord Beaverbrook [earlier Sir Max Aitken], in the Islington [London] by-election; the continuing strength of party feeling; WSC's determination to carry on the fight over India; the support for his stand from other Conservative MPs. Carbon typescript copy.

5 folios
03 Feb 1931
CHAR 2/180A/66-67

Letter from 1st Lord Rothermere [owner of the Daily Mail, earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] (Royal Hotel, San Remo, [Italy]) to WSC advising that the meeting [on India] in the Albert Hall [London] should be held in early March, that WSC's message about India should be constantly repeated, and that Britain, whose foreign trade is disappearing, will face "bankruptcy and revolution" if India is not held.

2 folios
03 Feb 1931
CHAR 2/180A/68

Telegram from [1st Lord Rothermere, earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] (San Remo, [Italy]) to WSC [on his Indian campaign]: "you have a superb chance. Be untiring and unfaltering. Chuck holidays and live laborous [sic] days.".

1 folio
08 Feb 1931
CHAR 2/180A/69

Letter from [1st Lord Rothermere, earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] (Royal Hotel, San Remo, [Italy]) to WSC disagreeing with him in supporting the attacks by "Max" [1st Lord Beaverbrook, earlier Sir Max Aitken] on the Conservative Party machine by means of by-elections and predicting that Britain will be economically ruined by 1935.

1 folio
09 Feb 1931
CHAR 2/180A/7

Letter from [WSC] to [Sir (John) Mark Hunter, Secretary of the Indian Empire Society] on publicity for the Society meeting in Manchester and the desirability of Sir Frank Boyd-Merriman [MP for Rusholme Division, Manchester, later 1st Lord Merriman] and Esmond Harmsworth [later 2nd Lord Rothermere] speaking at it. [Carbon typescript copy].

1 folio
09 Jan 1931
CHAR 2/180A/70

Telegram from [WSC] to 1st Lord Rothermere [earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] (Royal Hotel, San Remo [Italy]) stating that he never has holidays, that [the Indian campaign] is going well, that "B" [? Stanley Baldwin, Lord President of the Council] "had bad time with two hundred Conservative members is now trying to get under cover" and that Epping [Essex] is in excellent form. Typescript copy.

1 folio
10 Feb 1931
CHAR 2/180A/71

Telegram from [1st Lord Rothermere, earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] to WSC (care of Sir Philip Sassoon, 25 Park Lane, [London]) giving his address in Monte Carlo [Monaco].

1 folio
11 Feb 1931
CHAR 2/180A/72

Telegram from WSC to 1st Lord Rothermere [earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] (Riviera Palace Hotel, Monte Carlo [Monaco]) asking if he received an important letter sent to La Dragonniere [Cap Martin, France] last week. Typescript copy.

1 folio
12 Feb 1931
CHAR 2/180A/73

Telegram from [1st Lord Rothermere, earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] (Monte Carlo [Monaco]) reporting that he has read the interview with Mohandas Gandhi in the News Chronicle.

1 folio
12 Feb 1931
CHAR 2/180A/74

Letter from [WSC] to Sir [John] Mark Hunter [Secretary to the Indian Empire Society] arguing that the meeting on India in the Albert Hall [London], WSC's constituency meeting and possibly a broadcast by him are enough commitments for the India campaign for the time being. [Carbon typescript copy].

1 folio
10 Feb 1931
CHAR 2/180A/75-76

Letter from Waris Amir Ali (The Indian Empire Society, 28 Alfred Place, [London]) to WSC passing on a request to him to speak on India in Bedford, congratulating him on the effect of his speeches in Manchester and Toxteth [Liverpool], and stressing that the Muslims and other minorities in India will not accept the scheme of federation under Brahmin domination foreshadowed by the Round Table Conference.

2 folios
09 Feb 1931
CHAR 2/180A/77-78

Letter from Sir [John] Mark Hunter, Secretary of the Indian Empire Society (28 Alfred Place, [London]) to WSC asking whether he will address a meeting in Reading [Berkshire] and praising WSC's speeches in Manchester and Liverpool.

2 folios
06 Feb 1931
CHAR 2/180A/79

Letter from [WSC] to William McWhirter [Managing Director, Associated Newspapers Limited] (Northcliffe House, London) enclosing three speeches by him on India [not present] and reporting that 1st Lord Rothermere [owner of the Daily Mail, earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] continues to send encouraging telegrams.

1 folio
10 Feb 1931
CHAR 2/180A/8

Letter from Sir [John] Mark Hunter, Secretary of the Indian Empire Society (28 Alfred Place, [London]) to WSC reporting that he has seen staff of the Daily Mail about the forthcoming meeting in Manchester and suggesting speakers for the meeting.

2 2nd leaf not numbered
07 Jan 1931
CHAR 2/180A/80

Extract from the minutes of the executive committee of the Indian Empire Society thanking WSC for his speech in Manchester.

1 folio
12 Feb 1931
CHAR 2/180A/81

Letter from P B Seal and A J Patel [Secretary and Assistant Secretary of the London branch of the Indian National Congress] (20 Stafford Road, Kilburn Park, [London]) to Stanley Baldwin [Lord President of the Council] claiming that the safeguards and the Viceroy of India's reserved powers under the proposals of the Round Table Conference are much stronger than the official report of the Conference implies, which has in effect been admitted by the Conservative delegates to the Conference, and that therefore the Conference is "a mean deception of India". [Carbon typescript copy sent with CHAR 2/180A/90].

1 folio
17 Feb 1931
CHAR 2/180A/82

Letter from [WSC] to Sir [John] Mark Hunter [Secretary of the Indian Empire Society] stating that the announcement [of the meeting at the Albert Hall, London, on India] should be postponed until he has heard from Sir John Simon. [Carbon typescript copy].

1 folio
17 Feb 1931
CHAR 2/180A/83-85

Letter from Sir [John] Mark Hunter, Secretary of the Indian Empire Society (28 Alfred Place, [London]) to WSC on press publicity for the meeting at the Albert Hall [London]; includes draft notice to the Press Association.

3 folios
16 Feb 1931
CHAR 2/180A/86

Letter from Sir [John] Mark Hunter, Secretary of the Indian Empire Society (28 Alfred Place, [London]) to WSC promising to delay the announcement of the Albert Hall [London] meeting and enclosing and commenting on CHAR 2/180A/87.

1 folio
16 Feb 1931
CHAR 2/180A/87

Letter from W R Nicholson (The Brewery, Maidenhead, [Berkshire]) to Sir [John] Mark Hunter [Secretary of the Indian Empire Society] on the difficulties of getting a good audience for WSC or 1st Lord Lloyd in Reading [Berkshire] later than March. [Typescript copy sent with CHAR 2/180A/86].

1 folio
12 Feb 1931
CHAR 2/180A/88

Note that WSC telephoned [Sir (John) Mark Hunter, Secretary of the Indian Empire Society] expressing approval for 1st Lord Lloyd speaking [on India] in Reading [Berkshire] and stating that the announcement of the Albert Hall [London] meeting should be delayed.

1 folio
19 Feb 1931
CHAR 2/180A/89

Letter from [WSC] to [P B Seal], General Secretary of the Indian National Congress [London branch] refuting the account in the Daily Telegraph of the comments by Oliver Stanley on the report of the Round Table Conference [see CHAR 2/180A/81].

1 folio
21 Feb 1931
CHAR 2/180A/9-10

Letter from Sir [John] Mark Hunter, Secretary of the Indian Empire Society (28 Alfred Place, [London]) to WSC reporting that the executive committee of the Society has agreed that Esmond Harmsworth [later 2nd Lord Rothermere] should be invited to speak after WSC at the Manchester meeting.

2 folios
09 Jan 1931
CHAR 2/180A/90

Letter from P B Seal and A J Patel, General Secretary and Assistant Secretary of the London branch of the Indian National Congress (20 Stafford Road, Kilburn Park, [London]) to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/180A/81 and asking whether he agrees that the report of the Round Table Conference on India has not "correctly disclosed the drastic or efficient nature of safeguards and reservations" which have been approved.

1 folio
17 Feb 1931
CHAR 2/180A/91

Letter from [Violet Pearman], Private Secretary to WSC, to Sir [John] Mark Hunter ([Secretary of the] Indian Empire Society, 28 Alfred Place, London) conveying WSC's advice to communicate directly with 1st Lord Lloyd on the subject of his speaking at Reading [Berkshire]. [Carbon typescript copy].

1 folio
21 Feb 1931
CHAR 2/180A/92

Letter from Sir [John] Mark Hunter, Secretary of the Indian Empire Society (28 Alfred Place, London) to WSC asking him to ascertain whether 1st Lord Lloyd will be willing to speak on the Society's behalf in Reading [Berkshire].

1 folio
20 Feb 1931
CHAR 2/180A/93

Cutting from the Star: editorial criticising WSC's views on India and comparing them to those he held on Ireland. Sent with CHAR 2/180A/94-95.

1 folio
24 Feb 1931
CHAR 2/180A/94-95

Letter from Sir Reginald Craddock (Whitehall Court, [London]) to [? Violet Pearman, Private Secretary to WSC] regretting that A K Fazl ul Haq has left for India and therefore he cannot have an interview with WSC, enclosing CHAR 2/180A/93 and comparing the situation in India with that in Ireland, and recommending his book "The dilemma of India".

2 folios
26 Feb 1931
CHAR 2/180A/96

Letter from Sir [John] Mark Hunter [Secretary of the Indian Empire Society] (East India United Service Club, St James's Square, [London]) to WSC promising to be at the Carlton Club [London] on Friday evening.

1 folio
26 Feb 1931
CHAR 2/180A/97

Letter from WSC to Sir [John] Mark Hunter [Secretary of the Indian Empire Society] reporting that Sir John Simon and, probably, Sir Robert Horne, will not be attending [the Indian Empire Society meeting at the Royal Albert Hall, London] and suggesting that 2nd Lord Ampthill [former Viceroy and Governor-General of India, earlier Arthur Russell], 1st Lord Lloyd, 1st Lord Burnham [former member of the Indian Statutory Commission, earlier Harry Lawson], Edward Cadogan, the 9th Duke of Marlborough [earlier Lord Blandford], John Gretton and Sir Michael O'Dwyer [former Lieutenant-Governor of the Pubjab, India] could be invited to attend in various capacities and that publicity plans should be discussed with the Daily Mail. [Carbon typescript copy].

1 folio
28 Feb 1931
CHAR 2/180A/98

Letter from [Violet Pearman], Private Secretary to WSC, to Sir [John] Mark Hunter ([Secretary of the] Indian Empire Society, 28 Alfred Place, London) enclosing letters received by WSC from E M Metcalf and Captain Toorton. [Carbon typescript copy].

1 folio
04 Mar 1931
CHAR 2/180A/99

Letter from Sir [John] Mark Hunter, Secretary of the Indian Empire Society (28 Alfred Place, [London]) to Violet Pearman [Private Secretary to WSC] enclosing a letter from Paramount Sound News [not present] and asking what WSC would like done in the matter.

1 folio
06 Mar 1931
CHAR 2/180B/112

Letter from [WSC] to Sir Reginald Craddock advising him to reply to a letter himself. [Carbon typescript letter].

1 folio
16 Mar 1931
CHAR 2/180B/113

Letter from [WSC] to [Sir (John) Mark Hunter, Secretary of the Indian Empire Society] enclosing CHAR 2/180B/114-115 and suggesting that it be delivered "very slowly with great impressiveness and an owl-like look." [Carbon typescript copy].

1 folio
17 Mar 1931
CHAR 2/180B/114-115

Introductory address written by WSC [for the chairman's speech at the Indian Empire Society meeting in the Albert Hall, London] at which WSC is to attack government policy on India. [Carbon typescript copy].

2 folios
[Mar] [1931]
CHAR 2/180B/116

Letter from 5th Lord Headley [earlier Rowland Allanson- Winn] (98 Portland Place, [London]) to WSC thanking him for his campaigning in the interests of the Muslims and Untouchables in India.

1 folio
22 Mar 1931
CHAR 2/180B/117

Statement by 5th Lord Headley [earlier Rowland Allanson-Winn] praising WSC's speech at the Indian Empire Society meeting in the Albert Hall [London], stating his position as a Muslim opposed to sedition, and attacking Mohandas Gandhi and Annie Besant.

1 folio
[19] [Mar] [1931]
CHAR 2/180B/118

Letter from [WSC] to Sir Reginald Craddock asking him to read and comment on a letter [? about the Christian minority in India]. [Carbon typescript copy].

1 folio
22 Mar 1931
CHAR 2/180B/119

Letter from [WSC] to Sir [John] Mark Hunter [Secretary of the Indian Empire Society] on the success of the Society meeting [at the Albert Hall, London], the need for the Society's committee to continue the campaign in the newspapers, to stage a meeting in Glasgow [Scotland] next and to study the situation in Lancashire. [Carbon typescript copy].

1 folio
22 Mar 1931
CHAR 2/180B/120

Letter from Sir [John] Mark Hunter, Secretary of the Indian Empire Society (28 Alfred Place, [London]) to WSC congratulating him on his speech in the Albert Hall [London] and praising his campaign on India.

1 folio
20 Mar 1931
CHAR 2/180B/121

Letter from [WSC] to Oliver Locker-Lampson praising his organisation of the [Indian Empire Society meeting at the Albert Hall, London] and inviting him to hear his speech at the Constitutional Club, where he is going to attack Leo Amery for expressing more anger against his opponents on India than he does against "our Socialist enemy." [Carbon typescript copy].

1 folio
22 Mar 1931
CHAR 2/180B/122

Letter from [Violet Pearman], Private Secretary to WSC, to Lieutenant-Colonel Ernest Houghton (50 Granada Road, Southsea, Hampshire) citing Field Marshal Sir Claud Jacob [former Commander-in-Chief in India] as the authority [for WSC's assertion that Mohandas Gandhi has suggested that white janissaries should be employed in India under a Hindu government. [Carbon typescript copy].

1 folio
22 Mar 1931
CHAR 2/180B/123

Letter from Lieutenant-Colonel Ernest Houghton (50 Granada Road, Southsea, Hampshire) to [WSC] asking for a reference to the speech mentioned by WSC in which Mohandas Gandhi suggested that white janissaries should be employed in India under a Hindu government and referring to his difficulty in making people understand what Gandhi really stands for.

1 folio
20 Mar 1931
CHAR 2/180B/124

Letter from [WSC] to 5th Lord Headley [earlier Rowland Allanson-Winn] thanking him for his letter [see CHAR 2/180B/116 and CHAR 2/180B/117] and assuring him that he will do all he can to save India from the perils which threaten it. [Carbon typescript copy].

1 folio
24 Mar 1931
CHAR 2/180B/125

Telegram from [WSC] to Admiral of the Fleet Sir Roger Keyes (Admiralty House, Portsmouth, [Hampshire] cancelling a dinner engagement. [Typescript copy].

1 folio
24 Mar 1931
CHAR 2/180B/126

Letter from Admiral of the Fleet Sir Roger Keyes (Admiralty House, Portsmouth, [Hampshire] to WSC returning a copy of "Mother India" [by Katherine Mayo], agreeing with WSC's view on the negotiations with Mohandas Gandhi, referring to his father's service on the Indian frontier, and attacking the recent "petty vindication and poisonous speech" on India by Leo Amery.

1 folio
23 Mar 1931
CHAR 2/180B/127-128

Letter from Sir [John] Mark Hunter, Secretary of the Indian Empire Society (28 Alfred Place, [London]) to WSC on the letters written to the press by Society members, the prospects for continuing the campaign in Scotland and Lancashire, and the expenses and success of the meeting in the Albert Hall [London].

2 folios
25 Mar 1931
CHAR 2/180B/129

Letter from [Violet Pearman], Private Secretary to WSC, to Sir Reginald Craddock (84 Whitehall Court, London) enclosing a cutting from the Darlington Times [not present] in which 2nd Lord Zetland [President, Royal India Society, earlier Lord Ronaldshay] criticises WSC and asking how WSC should reply to it. [Carbon typescript copy].

1 folio
26 Mar 1931
CHAR 2/180B/130

Letter from [WSC] to Sir [John] Mark Hunter [Secretary of the Indian Empire Society] reporting that he has given the statement [of the cost of the Indian Empire Society meeting at the Albert Hall, London] to Oliver Locker-Lampson and commenting on the deficit. [Carbon typescript copy].

1 folio
30 Mar 1931
CHAR 2/180B/131-132

Letter from Sir [John] Mark Hunter, Secretary of the Indian Empire Society (28 Alfred Place, [London]) to WSC enclosing a statement of the cost of the Society meeting at the Albert Hall, London [not present], reporting that not so many seats would have been given away had the high demand been predicted, and thanking WSC for a "bloody proclamation" from Burma, which he thinks shows "that educated or half-educated people are in the revolutionary movement.".

2 folios
27 Mar 1931
CHAR 2/180B/133

Letter from Sir [John] Mark Hunter, Secretary of the Indian Empire Society (28 Alfred Place, [London]) to WSC on the 100 pounds that Oliver Locker-Lampson has made available to pay off some of the deficit incurred by the organisation of the Society meeting at the Albert Hall, London.

1 folio
31 Mar 1931
CHAR 2/180B/134

Letter from [Violet Pearman], Private Secretary to WSC, to Brendan Bracken (8 North Street, London) enclosing questions from the Indian Empire Society which WSC would like Bracken to ask in the House of Commons [not present]. [Carbon typescript copy].

1 folio
04 Apr 1931
CHAR 2/180B/135

Letter from [Violet Pearman], Private Secretary to WSC, to Sir [John] Mark Hunter ([Secretary of the] Indian Empire Society, 28 Alfred Place, London) reporting that WSC has asked Brendan Bracken to ask in the House of Commons the questions Hunter sent. Carbon typescript copy.

1 folio
04 Apr 1931
CHAR 2/180B/136

Letter from Sir [John] Mark Hunter, Secretary of the Indian Empire Society (28 Alfred Place, London) to WSC asking him to put questions on Communal violence in India to the Secretary of State for India [William Wedgwood Benn, later 1st Lord Stansgate].

1 folio
02 Apr 1931
CHAR 2/180B/137

Letter from Sir [John] Mark Hunter, Secretary of the Indian Empire Society (28 Alfred Place, London) to WSC quoting a telegram from a member of the Indian Legislative (Central) Assembly and the Round Table Conference to Waris Ameer Ali expressing gratitude for the support given to the Muslims at the Society meeting in the Albert Hall [London] and warning of the danger of conciliating extremists.

1 folio
01 Apr 1931
CHAR 2/180B/138

Letter from [Violet Pearman], Private Secretary to WSC, to Sir [John] Mark Hunter ([Secretary of the] Indian Empire Society, 28 Alfred Place, London) conveying WSC's view that the telegram quoted in CHAR 2/180B/137 should be published. [Carbon typescript copy].

1 folio
04 Apr 1931
CHAR 2/180B/139

Note of WSC's reply to CHAR 2/180B/140-148.

1 folio
10 Apr 1931
CHAR 2/180B/140-148

Telegram from Shaukatali Abdullaharoon Shafidaudi (New Delhi, [India]) to WSC conveying the resolutions of the All-India Muslim Conference deploring the Hindu violence against Muslims [at Cawnpore, later Kanpur] and explaining the Muslims' dissatisfaction with the Round Table Conference proposals on provincial government and federation.

9 folios
08 Apr 1931
CHAR 2/180B/149

Letter from [WSC] to Mohammed Ishaque (102 Prinsep Street, P O Dhurrumtolla, Calcutta, [India]) agreeing with most of his letter [on the situation in India] and predicting that all will come right in the end. [Carbon typescript copy. Annotated that the letter was sent to Sir Robert Horne].

1 folio
10 Apr 1931
CHAR 2/180B/150

Letter from A B Platt Allen (The Cottage, Aldford, near Chester [Cheshire]) to WSC praising his stand on India and suggesting that he have an interview with Sir Charles Tegart, the Calcutta Commissioner of Police, who is currently in London.

1 folio
10 Apr 1931
CHAR 2/180B/151-152

Letter from Sir [John] Mark Hunter, Secretary of the Indian Empire Society (28 Alfred Place, [London]) to WSC describing his executive committee's intention of publishing three of WSC's speeches on India and asking whether he would address meetings on the subject in Reading [Berkshire], Eastbourne [Sussex] and Bournemouth [Hampshire].

2 folios
10 Apr 1931
CHAR 2/180B/153

Letter from [WSC] to Sir [John] Mark Hunter [Secretary of the Indian Empire Society] describing his intention of publishing his speeches on India, suggesting that further meetings on the matter should be delayed a little and that 1st Lord Brentford [earlier Sir William Joynson-Hicks] should be asked to address other Indian Empire Society meetings, where he might be joined by 1st Lord Lloyd. [Carbon typescript copy].

1 folio
12 Apr 1931
CHAR 2/180B/154

Letter from [WSC] to Sir Reginald Craddock asking him to check the proofs of his speeches on India which he intends to publish. [Carbon typescript copy].

1 folio
12 Apr 1931
CHAR 2/180B/155

Letter from Sir [John] Mark Hunter, Secretary of the Indian Empire Society (28 Alfred Place, [London]) to WSC approving his choice of Sir Reginald Craddock to check the proofs of his speeches on India and thanking him for his suggestion that 1st Lord Brentford [earlier Sir William Joynson-Hicks] and 1st Lord Lloyd be asked to address Society meetings.

1 folio
14 Apr 1931
CHAR 2/180B/156

Letter from [WSC] to Sir [John] Mark Hunter [Secretary of the Indian Empire Society] asking him to prepare a statement of the aims of the Society for inclusion in his book of speeches on India. [Carbon typescript copy].

1 folio
15 Apr 1931
CHAR 2/180B/157

Letter from [WSC] to 9th Duke of Marlborough [earlier Lord Blandford] advising him to speak in the forthcoming debate on India in the House of Lords. [Carbon typescript copy].

1 folio
25 Apr 1931
CHAR 2/180B/158-159

Letter from Waris Amir Ali (Indian Empire Society, 28 Alfred Place, [London]) to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/180B/160 and explaining why the members of the Indian Empire Society differ from the view of Edward Villiers [President of the European Association of India] on administrative reform there.

2 folios
04 May 1931
CHAR 2/180B/160

Cutting from the Daily Express: interview with Edward Villiers, President of the European Association of India, in which he stated the view of the British business community in India that Mohandas Gandhi should be told that he will not be allowed to raise the question of the right of secession from the Empire at the forthcoming conference. [Sent with CHAR 2/180B/158-159].

1 folio
02 May [1931]
CHAR 2/180B/161

Letter from [WSC] to Waris Ameer Ali [Indian Empire Society] on the views of Edward Villiers [President of the European Association of India] and his (WSC's) intention of emphasising the points made by Ali in CHAR 2/180B/158-159 in the forthcoming debate in the House of Commons. [Carbon typescript copy].

1 folio
05 May 1931
CHAR 2/180B/162

Letter from Waris Ameer Ali (Indian Empire Society, 28 Alfred Place, [London]) to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/180B/163 to illustrate the Hindu nationalist attempts to try and show a split among the Muslims.

1 folio
21 May 1931
CHAR 2/180B/163

Page from the "Muslim Outlook" (Lahore [India]): marked articles on the Muslim "Nationalist Conference" and Congress attempts to split the Muslims. [Sent with CHAR 2/180B/162].

1 folio
22 Apr 1931
CHAR 2/180B/164-165

Letter from Sir [John] Mark Hunter, Secretary of the Indian Empire Society (28 Alfred Place, [London]) to WSC praising his book of speeches on India and describing the pamphlet by 1st Lord Sydenham [earlier Sir George Clarke] on Indian federation as "a very complete exposition of the futility of that ideal.".

2 folios
23 May 1931
CHAR 2/180B/166

Letter from [Violet Pearman], Private Secretary to WSC, to Sir [John] Mark Hunter ([Secretary of the] Indian Empire Society, 28 Alfred Place, [London]) conveying WSC's regret that he will not be able to speak at Tunbridge Wells [Kent] because he will probably not be in Britain. [Carbon typescript copy].

1 folio
28 May 1931
CHAR 2/180B/167

Letter from Sir [John] Mark Hunter, Secretary of the Indian Empire Society (28 Alfred Place, [London]) to WSC conveying a request from 1st Lord Sydenham [earlier Sir George Clarke] that he speak on India in Tunbridge Wells [Kent] with Waris Ameer Ali [Indian Empire Society] and reporting that he has written to Sindu Hardil Singh asking where a copy of his booklet may be obtained and that he will put Mr Hudson's publication about the Ahmedabad mills before his committee.

1 folio
22 May 1931
CHAR 2/180B/168

Letter from [WSC] to G N Andrews [Indian Empire Society] thanking him for his letter. [Carbon typescript copy].

1 folio
01 Jun 1931
CHAR 2/180B/169-170

Letter from G N Andrews (Indian Empire Society, 28 Alfred Place, [London]) to WSC enclosing and commenting on CHAR 2/180B/171-174, rejecting charges that he is an anti-Semite, stressing the need for what he sees as the truth about India to be publicised and for the Government of India to be thoroughly overhauled, asking for an interview with WSC and referring to winning 1st Lord Reading [former Viceroy and Governor- General of India, earlier Sir Rufus Isaacs] over to their side.

2 folios
29 May 1931
CHAR 2/180B/171-174

Letter from G N Andrews [Indian Empire Society] (Windsor Hotel, Lancaster Gate, [London]) to William Wedgwood Benn [Secretary of State for India, later 1st Lord Stansgate] (India Office) criticising Edwin Montagu [former Secretary of State for India] and others for encouraging unrepresentative extreme nationalists in India, describing his own inauguration of a patriotic movement in Calcutta to campaign for better government, asserting that the Round Table Conference's "mischievously fantastic" proposals should be withdrawn and that Parliament should establish an imperial free trade policy to frustrate the plans of a small group of Jewish international financiers whose attempts to upset the world order will lead to the wreaking of indiscriminate revenge on the whole Jewish race. Copy sent with CHAR 2/180B/169-170.

4 folios
27 May 1931
CHAR 2/180B/175

Letter from Waris Ameer Ali (Indian Empire Society, 28 Alfred Place, [London]) to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/180B/176 and CHAR 2/180B/177 for WSC's information when he moves for a debate in the House of Commons on the Cawnpore [later Kanpur, India] riots.

1 folio
02 Jun 1931
CHAR 2/180B/176

Prospectus and subscription form for the Muslim newspaper the Crescent, describing the current dangers faced by Muslims in India. Sent with CHAR 2/180B/175.

1 folio
[Apr] [1931]
CHAR 2/180B/177

Issue of the Indian Muslim newspaper the Crescent including marked articles on the debate on the Cawnpore [later Kanpur, India] riots. [Sent with CHAR 2/180B/175].

1 folio
12 Apr 1931
CHAR 2/180B/178

Letter from Sir [John] Mark Hunter, Secretary of the Indian Empire Society (28 Alfred Place, [London]) to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/180B/179.

1 folio
22 Jun 1931
CHAR 2/180B/179

Letter from F Lincoln (Savoy Hotel, Mussoorie, India) to Sir [John] Mark Hunter [Secretary of the Indian Empire Society] referring to his efforts to publicise his views on India and asserting that there is no nationhood in India to form the basis for self-government or federation and that a speech by WSC is the best way of getting these facts across to the public. [Copy sent with CHAR 2/180B/178].

1 folio
[Jun] [1931]
CHAR 2/180B/180

Letter from [WSC] to Waris Ameer Ali [Indian Empire Society] thanking him for CHAR 2/180B/175, CHAR 2/180B/176 and CHAR 2/180B/177. [Carbon typescript copy].

1 folio
03 Jun 1931
CHAR 2/180B/181

Letter from [WSC] to Sir [John] Mark Hunter [Secretary of the Indian Empire Society] approving CHAR 2/180B/183-188 and advising him to make it public. [Carbon typescript copy].

1 folio
30 Jun 1931
CHAR 2/180B/182

Letter from Sir [John] Mark Hunter, Secretary of the Indian Empire Society (28 Alfred Place, [London]) to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/180B/183-188 in the hope that they will be useful to him at the meeting at the House of Commons of the India Committee to be addressed by Lord Irwin [Viceroy of India, earlier Edward Wood, later Lord Halifax].

1 folio
18 Jun 1931
CHAR 2/180B/183-188

Memorandum by Sir Reginald Craddock on the need for the central government of India to remain strong and responsible to the British Parliament because India is too diverse for a successful system of federation to be likely. [Sent with CHAR 2/180B/182].

6 folios
14 Jun 1931
CHAR 2/180B/189

Letter from Sir Louis Stuart ([Honorary Secretary], Indian Empire Society, 28 Alfred Place, [London]) to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/180B/190-194.

1 folio
30 Jun 1931
CHAR 2/180B/190-194

Memorandum by Sir Louis Stuart [Honorary Secretary, Indian Empire Society] criticising the report of the commission of inquiry into the Cawnpore [later Kanpur, India] riots. [Annotated typescript sent with CHAR 2/180B/189].

5 folios
30 Jun 1931
CHAR 2/180B/195

Letter from Waris Ameer Ali (Indian Empire Society, 28 Alfred Place, [London]) to WSC enclosing and commenting on CHAR 2/180B/196-202, praising WSC's stand on India and hoping that his tour of the United States may counteract anti-British influences there.

1 folio
24 Jul 1931
CHAR 2/180B/196-202

Depositions by a Muslim woman and her husband before the commission of inquiry into the Cawnpore [later Kanpur, India] riots. [Sent with CHAR 2/180B/195].

7 folios
04 May 1931
CHAR 2/180B/203

Letter from H R Irwin to Sir [John] Mark Hunter [Secretary of the Indian Empire Society] criticising the inadequate representation of minorities at the Round Table Conference on India. [Copy sent with CHAR 2/180B/195].

1 folio
[Jul] [1931]
CHAR 2/180B/204

Letter from Oliver Locker-Lampson (72 St Stephen's House, Westminster, [London]) to WSC reporting that he has sent 100 pounds to the Indian Committee and is fed up with them.

1 folio
28 Jul 1931
CHAR 2/180B/205

Letter from [WSC] to Oliver Locker-Lampson thanking him for sending 100 pounds to the Indian Committee and asking why he is vexed with them. [Carbon typescript copy].

1 folio
20 Aug 1931
CHAR 2/180B/206

Letter from Sir [John] Mark Hunter, Secretary of the Indian Empire Society (28 Alfred Place, [London]) to WSC congratulating him on behalf of his committee on his success in the General Election and suggesting that the MPs in the Society form an Indian Committee.

1 folio
06 Nov 1931
CHAR 2/180B/207

Letter from [WSC] to Sir [John] Mark Hunter [Secretary of the Indian Empire Society] agreeing that members of the Society in the House of Commons should consult together and predicting that the Society will have a lot of work to do in the near future. [Carbon typescript copy].

1 folio
07 Nov 1931
CHAR 2/180B/208

Letter from the India Office to [Violet Pearman], Private Secretary to WSC, reporting that Sir Samuel Hoare [Secretary of State for India, later 1st Lord Templewood] has communicated the facts and correspondence about the Maharaj Rana of Dholpur to the Government of India and that CHAR 2/180B/209 has been brought to his attention.

1 folio
24 Dec 1931
CHAR 2/180B/209

Telegram from [? General Sir Andrew Skeen, former Chief of General Staff, Indian Army] (Bangalore, [India]) to WSC on British opposition in India to the release of a recording by Mohandas Gandhi.

1 folio
27 Nov 1931
CHAR 2/180B/210

Cataloguers note that CHAR 2/180B/211-226 should be added to this file.

1 folio
c 1987
CHAR 2/180B/211

Letter from [WSC] to John Remer urging him to put down a question in the House of Commons calling for the publication of the evidence on the Cawnpore [later Kanpur] riots. [Carbon typescript copy].

1 folio
13 Jun 1931
CHAR 2/180B/212

Letter from John Remer (25 Victoria Street, London) to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/180B/213-214 and CHAR 2/180B/215-221 and reporting that he is going to ask the Secretary of State [for India, Sir Samuel Hoare, later 1st Lord Templewood] whether he has received the report on the Cawnpore [later Kanpur] riots.

1 folio
27 May 1931
CHAR 2/180B/213-214

Letter from Noel Deerr (Sutherland House, Cawnpore [later Kanpur], India) to John Remer enclosing CHAR 2/180B/215-221 and asserting that Congress and weak or ignorant politicians in Britain are ultimately to blame for the riots at Cawnpore [later Kanpur]. [Copy sent with CHAR 2/180B/212].

2 folios
07 May 1931
CHAR 2/180B/215-221

Another copy of CHAR 2/180B/196-202. [Sent with CHAR 2/180B/212].

7 folios
04 May 1931
CHAR 2/180B/222

Letter from [WSC] to Edward Villiers [President of the European Association of India] offering to see him in the House of Commons. [Carbon typescript copy].

1 folio
15 Apr 1931
CHAR 2/180B/223

Letter from Edward Villiers, President of the European Association of India (49 Hans Place, [London]) to WSC asking for an interview.

1 folio
14 Apr 1931
CHAR 2/180B/224

Letter from [WSC] to [the Viceroy of India, Lord Irwin, earlier Edward Wood, later Lord Halifax] agreeing to see Edward Villiers [President of the European Association of India], disclaiming any personal feelings of hostility towards Irwin but regretting the part he has played in events in India and predicting that the controversy will persist for several years. [Carbon typescript copy].

1 folio
24 Mar 1931
CHAR 2/180B/225

Letter from [the Viceroy of India, Lord Irwin, earlier Edward Wood, later Lord Halifax] (The Viceroy's House, New Delhi, [India]) to WSC, asking him to see Edward Villiers from Calcutta, the likely new President of the European Association of India, and adding that he looks forward to discussing India with WSC.

1 folio
03 Mar 1931
CHAR 2/180B/226

Album of photographs of the aftermath of the riots in Cawnpore [later Kanpur, India].

1 folio
[Mar] [1931]