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CHAR 2/194 Public and political: correspondence relating to Indian affairs.

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CHAR 2/194/1

Letter from Katharine, Duchess of Atholl (Blair Castle, Blair Atholl, [Perthshire, Scotland]) to WSC on the giving of evidence by WSC and others [to the Joint Select Committee on India].

1 folio
04 Sep 1933
CHAR 2/194/2

Letter from I Mills, secretary to Lord Wolmer [later 3rd Lord Selborne] to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/194/4.

1 folio
05 Sep 1933
CHAR 2/194/3

Letter from "BB" (20 Bishopsgate, London) to WSC suggesting that WSC write to Sir Samuel Hoare [later Lord Templewood] asking whether he approved the attempt of the viceroy, 1st Lord Willingdon, to anticipate and perhaps defy the conclusions of the Joint Select Committee on India. With typed note of reply that WSC was carefully thinking over the suggestion, 20 Sep.

1 folio
18 Sep 1933 - 20 Sep 1933
CHAR 2/194/4

Letter from Lord Wolmer [later 3rd Lord Selborne] (Blackmoor, Liss, Hampshire) to Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Martin Archer-Shee hoping that Archer-Shee will not stand in the Fulham [London] by-election against the official Conservative candidate because a split in the party would be resented by the increasing number of Conservatives who oppose the Government's policy on India but who wish to await the report of the Joint Select Committee before coming out into the open. Carbon typescript copy sent with CHAR 2/194/2.

1 folio
04 Sep 1933
CHAR 2/194/5

Letter from [WSC] to W Lints Smith asserting that the letter of 4th Lord Salisbury [protesting about the speech by the Viceroy, 1st Lord Willingdon, in support of the Government's White Paper on India] was not given sufficient prominence when published in the Times. Carbon typescript copy.

1 folio
22 Sep 1933
CHAR 2/194/6

Letter from Sir Henry Page Croft (Knole, Bournemouth, [Hampshire]) to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/194/7-8 and making suggestions about their publication and noting that WSC does not wish to take the lead in opposing Government policy on India at the forthcoming Conservative Party conference.

1 folio
22 Sep 1933
CHAR 2/194/7-8

Amendment on Indian policy by Sir Henry Page Croft to a proposed Conservative Party conference resolution expressing confidence in the National Government and implicitly criticising those Conservatives who oppose its Indian policy. Sent with CHAR 2/194/6.

2 folios
[Sep] [1933]
CHAR 2/194/9-10

Letter from [WSC] to [Lord Wolmer, later 3rd Lord Selborne] suggesting amendments to the proposed resolution [at the Conservative Party Conference] against the Government's Indian policy. Carbon typescript copy.

2 folios
24 Sep 1933
CHAR 2/194/11

Letter from [WSC] to [Sir Henry Page Croft] expressing agreement with his proposed amendment [see CHAR 2/194/7-8]. Carbon typescript copy.

1 folio
25 Sep 1933
CHAR 2/194/12

Letter from I Mills, secretary to Lord Wolmer [later 3rd Lord Selborne] to WSC informing him that he has forwarded WSC's letter to Wolmer to Lord Lloyd [earlier Sir George Lloyd].

1 folio
26 Sep 1933
CHAR 2/194/13

Letter from Lord Lloyd [earlier Sir George Lloyd] (30 Portman Square, [London]) to WSC expressing the Navy League's disappointment that WSC cannot speak at Gravesend [Kent] and hoping that WSC will be able to support Lloyd's resolution on defence at the Conservative Party conference.

1 folio
27 Sep 1933
CHAR 2/194/14

Letter from Sir Michael O'Dwyer (Sunny Bank, Thurleston, Devon) to WSC enclosing and commenting on CHAR 2/194/15-17.

1 folio
28 Sep [1933]
CHAR 2/194/15-17

Summary of an alternative to the Government's White Paper on India by Sir Michael O'Dwyer. Sent with CHAR 2/194/14.

3 folios
[Sep] [1933]
CHAR 2/194/18

Letter from [WSC] to Lord Lloyd [earlier Sir George Lloyd] stating that although he will vote for Lloyd's resolution [on India] at the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham he hopes that he will not have to speak on any of the resolutions. Carbon typescript copy.

1 folio
29 Sep 1933
CHAR 2/194/19

Letter from [WSC] to Sir Michael O'Dwyer approving his alternative to the Government's White Paper on India [see CHAR 2/194/15-17] but suggesting that a shorter and less detailed statement of their position on India's constitutional future would be more appropriate at this juncture. Asserts that their opponents are going to retreat on Indian policy. Carbon typescript policy.

1 folio
30 Sep 1933
CHAR 2/194/20

Letter from [WSC] to 2nd Lord Linlithgow indicating his willingness to appear before the Joint Select Committee on India chaired by Linlithgow. Carbon typescript policy.

1 folio
30 Sep 1933
CHAR 2/194/21

Letter from N V L Rybot (Warwick House, First Tower, Jersey, [Channel Islands]) to [WSC] enclosing CHAR 2/194/22 and CHAR 2/194/23 and hoping that it will serve as ammunition "in your battle against babu-dom.".

1 folio
06 Oct 1933
CHAR 2/194/22

Cartoon by N V L Rybot featuring Mahatma Gandhi sitting on a mock coat of arms supported by James Ramsay Macdonald and Stanley Baldwin [alter Lord Baldwin] with the motto: "England ejects every man who's tied to Gundi's dhoti." Sent with CHAR 2/194/21.

1 folio
c 1933
CHAR 2/194/23

Mock heraldic description by N V L Rybot of his cartoon satirising Mahatma Gandhi, James Ramsay Macdonald and Stanley Baldwin [later Lord Baldwin] [see CHAR 2/194/22]. Sent with CHAR 2/194/21.

1 folio
c 1933
CHAR 2/194/24

Letter from [WSC] to 2nd Lord Linlithgow promising to provide a brief memorandum of the tenor of his evidence if he is invited to appear before [the Joint Statutory Committee on India]. Carbon typescript copy.

1 folio
07 Oct 1933
CHAR 2/194/25

Letter from 2nd Lord Linlithgow (29 Chesham Place, [London]) to WSC arguing that any suggestion that WSC had declined to give evidence to the Joint Select Committee on India would be absurd and asking whether WSC wishes the Committee to be told that he [WSC] has applied to give evidence to it.

1 folio
04 Oct 1933
CHAR 2/194/26-28

Letter from Lauchlan McGeoch, chairman and managing director of William McGeoch &Co Ltd](28 West Campbell Street, Glasgow, Scotland) to WSC enclosing and commenting on CHAR 2/194/29-39. Includes his business card.

3 folios
[1933]
CHAR 2/194/29-30

Appeal from Mrs L F Rhind [wife of the manager of a railway rolling stock works at Khargpur, India] on behalf of the wives of residents of Khargpur to the women of Great Britain arguing that the Government should respond to the murder and threats to married officials in Midnapore with the enforcement of the death penalty for the possession of unlicensed arms and ammunition. Sent with CHAR 2/194/26-28.

2 folios
[Oct] [1933]
CHAR 2/194/31-36

Open letter from Mrs L F Rhind [wife of the manager of a railway rolling stock works at Khargpur, India] complaining about the inadequate government response to the terrorist threat to officials in Midnapore and condemning proposals to transfer greater powers to Indian politicians. Sent with CHAR 2/194/26-28.

6 folios
[Sep] [1933]
CHAR 2/194/37-38

Notes for the Home Member of the Government of India prepared by a deputation of senior residents of Khargpur [India] calling for action against disorder in Khargpur. Signed by Mrs L F Rhind [wife of the manager of railway rolling stock works in Khargpur]. Sent with CHAR 2/194/26-28.

2 folios
11 Sep 1933
CHAR 2/194/39

Envelope addressed to Lauchlan McGeoch, chairman and managing director of William McGeorch &Co Ltd. Sent with CHAR 2/194/26-28.

1 folio
[Oct] [1933]
CHAR 2/194/40

Note to WSC on arrangements for him to give evidence to the Joint Select Committee on Indian constitutional reform.

1 folio
10 Oct 1933
CHAR 2/194/41

Letter from Colin Davidson, clerk of the Joint Select Committee on Indian constitutional reform (House of Lords) to WSC on arrangements for his giving of evidence before the committee.

1 folio
11 Oct 1933
CHAR 2/194/42-43

Letter from S W Beeman (33 The Grove, The Boltons, [London]) to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/194/44 and CHAR 2/194/45 and asking for WSC's assistance in getting published his book ["The White Sword"] on what would happen in India were home rule granted.

2 folios
13 Oct 1933
CHAR 2/194/44

Approving foreword by Sir Michael O'Dwyer to "The White Sword", a book [by S W Beeman] predicting that a home rule government in India would not survive very long against invasions from northern tribes. Sent with CHAR 2/194/42-43.

1 folio
08 Nov 1923
CHAR 2/194/45

Letter from Reginald Mitchell Banks, Unionist MP for the Swindon Division of Wiltshire, to S W Beeman praising his book ["The White Sword"] predicting that a home rule government in India would not survive very long against invasions from northern tribes. Copy sent with CHAR 2/194/42-43.

1 folio
Nov 1923
CHAR 2/194/46

Note to WSC on the arrangements for him to give evidence [to the Joint Select Committee on India].

1 folio
13 Oct 1933
CHAR 2/194/47

Cuttings from the Times: letter from John Perronet Thompson (Union of Britain and India, 15-16 Caxton House (East) Tothill Street, [London]) refuting what he sees as misleading statements about the Round Table Conference on India by Sir Henry Page Croft; letter from Sir Michael O'Dwyer criticising the proposals relating to the Indian Civil Service in the White Paper on India .

1 folio
18 Oct [1933]
CHAR 2/194/48

Letter from [Violet Pearman] to Lauchlan McGeoch reporting that WSC is going to consider whether to bring up in parliament [the plight of the British community amid the growing disorder in Midnapore, India]. Carbon typescript copy.

1 folio
19 Oct 1933
CHAR 2/194/49

Letter from Robert Seton (22 Cadogan Gardens, [London]) to WSC on: Stuart Bevan's and Reginald Croom-Johnson's disappointment at not being appointed Solicitor-General; the need for "the friends of India" not to play into the hands of James Ramsay MacDonald; candidates for the chancellorships of Oxford and Cambridge universities.

1 folio
[Oct] [1933]
CHAR 2/194/50

Letter from Sir Michael O'Dwyer (26 Brechin Place, [London]) to WSC suggesting that in his evidence to the Joint Committee on India he emphasise the points made by O'Dwyer in CHAR 2/194/47 and criticising the speech [by Sir Samuel Hoare, later Lord Templewood] on the White Paper proposals for the Indian civil service.

1 folio
18 Oct [1933]
CHAR 2/194/51

Letter from H S Lawrence (Greenheys, Boars Hill, Oxford) to WSC recalling that they met eighteen months ago in Ottawa [Canada] and enclosing CHAR 2/194/52.

1 folio
20 Oct [1933]
CHAR 2/194/52

Leaflet by H S Lawrence opposing the balkanisation of India. Sent with CHAR 2/194/51.

1 folio
10 Oct 1933
CHAR 2/194/53

Note of a telephone message to Colin Davidson [secretary of the Joint Select Committee on India] asking why WSC's memorandum of evidence has not been circulated to committee members but has merely been left in the office for collection.

1 folio
21 Oct 1933
CHAR 2/194/54

Note from [Violet Pearman] to WSC reporting Colin Davidson's correction of a misleading report in the Morning Post about the distribution of WSC's memorandum of evidence to the members of the Joint Select Committee on India.

1 folio
21 Oct 1933
CHAR 2/194/55

Letter from Colin Davidson, secretary to the Joint Select Committee on India correcting a misleading report in the Morning Post about the distribution of WSC's memorandum of evidence to members of the committee.

1 folio
22 Oct 1933
CHAR 2/194/56-57

Letter from James Helmore, private secretary to the President of the Board of Trade, to [Violet Pearman] on the duty chargeable on asphalt and bitumen in India. Carbon copy at CHAR 2/194/58-59.

2 folios
25 Oct 1933
CHAR 2/194/58-59

Carbon copy of CHAR 2/194/56-57.

2 folios
25 Oct 1933
CHAR 2/194/60

Letter from Sir Henry Gidney, president of the Anglo-Indian and Domiciled European Association (31 Buckingham Gate, [London]) to WSC explaining that his question to WSC about whether he belonged to the 'die-hard' party on India was intended to be the first of a series which would have proved that WSC believed in political progress in India but wished it to go at a slower pace than his opponents.

1 folio
25 Oct 1933
CHAR 2/194/61

Letter from Lieutenant-Colonel Graham Seton-Hutchison (Berrystead, St Peters Road, St Albans, [Hertfordshire]) to [Violet Pearman] explaining his proposals for the future government of India contained in CHAR 2/194/62.

1 folio
26 Oct 1933
CHAR 2/194/62

Article on the ethics of statesmanship by Lieutenant-Colonel Graham Seton-Hutchison arguing that India possesses an essential unity.

1 folio
[Oct] [1933]
CHAR 2/194/63

Letter from S M Sharma, barrister (71 Klyne Street, Kuala Lumpur, Federated Malay States [later Malaysia]), to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/194/64.

1 folio
26 Oct 1933
CHAR 2/194/64

Pamphlet by S M Sharma, barrister (Kuala Lumpur, Federated Malay States [later Malaysia]) on the need for Britain to respond to Japan's bid for commercial and political leadership in Asia. Sent with CHAR 2/194/63.

1 [2],20p
30 Sep 1933
CHAR 2/194/65

Letter from John Davidson [later 1st Lord Davidson] (Treasury Chambers) to WSC answering WSC's argument that the Indian States Enquiry Committee was a means of pressurising the Indian princes into accepting Federation.

1 folio
27 Oct 1933
CHAR 2/194/66

Letter from [Violet Pearman] to the private secretary to Sir Samuel Hoare [later Lord Templewood] enclosing a letter from C J Veale [see CHAR 2/194/87-89] and asking what reply WSC should make to it. Carbon typescript copy.

1 folio
26 Oct 1933
CHAR 2/194/67

Letter from [WSC] to C J Veale thanking him for his letter and stating that he is enquiring of [Sir Samuel Hoare, later Lord Templewood] about it. Carbon typescript copy.

1 folio
26 Oct 1933
CHAR 2/194/68

Card of C J Veale.

1 folio
[1933]
CHAR 2/194/69-70

Letter from Katharine, Duchess of Atholl (Blair Castle, Blair Atholl, [Scotland]) to WSC on the need for the central government in India to be able to supervise and if necessary revoke the exercise of powers transferred to provincial departments.

2 folios
27 Oct 1933
CHAR 2/194/71

Letter from Katharine, Duchess of Atholl (Blair Castle, Blair Atholl, [Perthshire, Scotland]) to WSC on evidence to be placed before the Joint Select Committee on India on the exercise of the health and education functions by provincial governments.

1 folio
28 Oct [1933]
CHAR 2/194/72

Letter from [WSC] to [Katharine, Duchess of Atholl praising her efforts to get the Joint Select Committee on India to address the issue of the mismanagement of transferred powers by provincial governments].

1 folio
31 Oct 1933
CHAR 2/194/73

Letter from Waris Ameer Ali (36 Alexandra Court, Queens Gate, [London]) to WSC congratulating him on his evidence to the Joint Select Committee on India and arguing that it would be better to disappoint some of the expectations of Indian politicians, who do not represent the mass of the population, than to make concessions that would lead to the break-down of law and order.

1 folio
28 Oct 1933
CHAR 2/194/74

Cutting from the Scotsman: letter from Katharine, Duchess of Atholl countering the arguments of Sir Ernest Hotson relating to the respective proposals of the Simon Commission, the Government's White Paper and WSC on the transfer of powers from central to provincial departments.

1 folio
03 Nov 1933
CHAR 2/194/75

Cutting from the Scotsman: letter from Katharine, Duchess of Atholl countering the arguments of Sir Ernest Hotson relating to the respective proposals of the Simon Commission, the Government's White Paper and WSC on the transfer of powers from central to provincial departments.

1 folio
30 Oct 1933
CHAR 2/194/76

Cutting from the Scotsman: letter from Sir Ernest Hotson responding to the criticisms by Katharine, Duchess of Atholl of his arguments relating to the respective proposals of the Simon Commission, the Government's White Paper and WSC on the transfer of powers from central to provincial departments.

1 folio
01 Nov 1933
CHAR 2/194/77

Letter from Sir Henry Page Croft (15 Southwell Gardens, Gloucester Road, [London]) to WSC on a letter he wrote the Times which has not been published and a statement by Sir Akbar Hydari at the third Round Table Conference.

1 folio
30 Oct 1933
CHAR 2/194/78

Letter from [WSC] to John Jacob Astor [later 1st Lord Astor of Hever] bringing his attention to the non-publication in the Times of a letter from Sir Henry Page-Croft [on India]. Carbon typescript copy.

1 folio
31 Oct 1933
CHAR 2/194/79

Letter from [WSC] to Katharine, Duchess of Atholl thanking her for her letters and article [see CHAR 2/194/69-70 and CHAR 2/194/71] and deploring the bad treatment of "Bardie" [8th Duke of Atholl]. Carbon typescript copy.

1 folio
31 Oct 1933
CHAR 2/194/80

Letter from Sir Michael O'Dwyer (26 Brechin Place, [London]) to WSC congratulating him on his evidence to the Select Committee on India and referring to evidence which he believes shows the worthlessness of the denial of the representatives of the Indian states that the princes were being pressurised to accept Federation.

1 folio
30 Oct 1933
CHAR 2/194/81

Letter from [WSC] to Sir Michael O'Dwyer on the need to discuss in Parliament the pressure allegedly being put on the Indian princes to accept Federation and the admission by the Indian delegate to the Joint Select Committee that by no means all officials supported the proposed reforms. Carbon typescript copy.

1 folio
31 Oct 1933
CHAR 2/194/82

Letter from John Jacob Astor [later 1st Lord Astor of Hever] (The Times) to WSC on the non-publication in the Times of a letter from Sir Henry Page Croft defending WSC [on India].

1 folio
02 Nov 1933
CHAR 2/194/83

Letter from William Croft (India Office) to [Violet Pearman] enclosing CHAR 2/194/84-86 and CHAR 2/194/87-89.

1 folio
02 Nov 1933
CHAR 2/194/84-86

Notes [by the India Office] on British recruitment into the Indian engineering and police services drawn up in response to CHAR 2/194/87-89. Sent with CHAR 2/194/83.

1 folio
[Nov] [1933]
CHAR 2/194/87-89

Letter from [C J Veale] (11 Holden Road, [London]) to WSC arguing against the proposal to make no further British recruitment into the engineering service in India.

3 folios
24 Oct 1933
CHAR 2/194/90

Letter from Katharine, Duchess of Atholl (Blair Castle, Blair Atholl, [Perthshire, Scotland]) to WSC on: the prosecution by the Government of "Bardie" [8th Duke of Atholl]; the transfer of responsibility for law and order to Indian provincial governments; the pressure put on the Indian princes to accept Federation; the Government of India's grants in aid of roads of military importance.

1 folio
04 Nov 1933
CHAR 2/194/91-92

Letter from [WSC] to John Jacob Astor [later 1st Lord Astor of Hever] protesting against the non-publication in the Times of a letter from [Sir Henry Page Croft] correcting a mis-statement [about WSC and India] in a recent leading article. Carbon typescript copy.

2 folios
06 Nov 1933
CHAR 2/194/93

Letter from E Hayward (Konnagur, near Calcutta [India]) to WSC accusing Sir Hubert Carr and Gavin Jones of betraying the European community in India by agreeing to responsible government at the centre at the first Round Table Conference.

1 folio
06 Nov 1933
CHAR 2/194/94-95

Letter from S Sardool Singh Kalha (Quetta, India) to [WSC ] enclosing CHAR 2/194/96-101 and stressing the need for a closer understanding between governors and governed in India if the civilising process is to continue there and if the non-co-operators are to be thwarted.

2 folios
06 Nov 1933
CHAR 2/194/96

Cutting from an Indian paper: report of a deputation from the Fauji Zemindars' Co-operative Union Ltd to the Financial Commissioner of the Punjab protesting against the proposal to increase the land revenue assessment. Sent with CHAR 2/194/94-95.

1 folio
03 Nov 1933
CHAR 2/194/97

Note by S Sardool Singh Kalha [referring to CHAR 2/194/96 that the Land Alienation Act in India revives the caste system by only stopping all castes but one from dealing with land.

1 folio
06 Nov [1933]
CHAR 2/194/98

Cutting from an Indian newspaper: report on the filthy state of a village near Lahore [later in Pakistan] as illustrating the difficulties faced by the rural reconstruction workers in the Punjab.

1 folio
02 Nov 1933
CHAR 2/194/99

Note by S Sardool Singh Kalha on CHAR 2/194/98.

1 folio
06 Nov 1933
CHAR 2/194/100

Cutting from an Indian newspaper: letter from Anup Singh, president of the Soldiers' Association, Punjab, Lahore [later in Pakistan] alleging that bribery has enormously increased in the police, gaol and civil hospital departments because of the replacement of British officers by Indian ones.

1 folio
04 Nov 1933
CHAR 2/194/101

Note by S Sardool Singh Kalha referring to CHAR 2/194/100.

1 folio
06 Nov [1933]
CHAR 2/194/102

Letter from Sir Michael O'Dwyer (26 Brechin Place, [London]) on evidence of the pressure applied by the Government to the Indian princes to get them to agree to the Federal scheme.

1 folio
07 Nov [1933]
CHAR 2/194/103

Letter from [Violet Pearman] to the private secretary to Katharine, Duchess of Atholl returning enclosures to a letter. Carbon typescript copy.

1 folio
07 Nov 1933
CHAR 2/194/104

Letter from 2nd Lord Ampthill (51 Princes Gate, [London]) to WSC enclosing and commenting on CHAR 2/194/105.

1 folio
09 Nov 1933
CHAR 2/194/105

Cutting from the Pioneer: letter from F Lincoln (Lucknow, [India]) arguing that India is not a self-governing colony and therefore cannot have Dominion status or become a federation.

1 folio
17 Nov 1933
CHAR 2/194/106-108

Letter from F Lincoln (Carlton Hotel, Lucknow, India) to WSC arguing that no native race will be able to follow the British in governing the whole of India and reporting the fears of Muslims that Japan will invade India when the British leave.

3 folios
[Nov] [1933]
CHAR 2/194/109

Letter from Katharine, Duchess of Atholl (98 Elm Park Gardens, [London]) to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/194/110-113.

1 folio
13 Nov 1933
CHAR 2/194/110-113

Notes [by B C Allen, former Chief Whip of the Indian Legislative Assembly] describing the powers of the federal government of the United States in support of WSC's proposal that provincial government in India should be subject to central inspection and arguing that since the constitutions of a number of well-governed European states do not require that all ministers should be members of the legislature it would be inappropriate to impose this restriction on India. Sent with CHAR 2/194/109.

4 folios
[Nov] [1933]
CHAR 2/194/114

Letter from Colonel Lionel James (Chieveley, near Newbury, Berkshire) to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/194/115 and hoping that they will help WSC in his campaign against "Empire suicide".

1 folio
19 Nov 1933
CHAR 2/194/115

Notes [by Colonel Lionel James] on points apparently missed by the White Paper on India and by witnesses to the Joint Select Committee, including the threat to the security of tenure of smallholdings under a native government and the position of Nepal. Sent with CHAR 2/194/114.

1 folio
Nov [1933]
CHAR 2/194/116

Letter from Ian Colvin (The Morning Post, 15 Tudor Street, [London]) enclosing evidence of the pressure placed by the Government on the Indian princes to get them to accept federation [not present].

1 folio
20 Nov 1933
CHAR 2/194/117-118

Letter from [?Sir Nairne Stewart Sandeman] (61 Tufton Street, Westminster, [London]) to WSC on what he sees as the unsatisfactory answer given by [Stanley Baldwin, later Lord Baldwin] to his question in the House of Commons about whether Dominion status can be granted to any part of the Empire without the concurrence of the existing Dominions.

2 folios
20 Nov 1933
CHAR 2/194/119

Letter from Aslett Baldwin (31 Abercorn Place, St John's Wood, London) to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/194/120.

1 folio
21 Nov 1933
CHAR 2/194/120

Page from a supplement to the British Medical Journal: article on the anxiety about the future of the pensions of officers of the Indian Medical Service under the Government's proposed constitutional reforms. Sent with CHAR 2/194/119.

1 folio
18 Nov 1933
CHAR 2/194/121

Letter from Ian Colvin (The Morning Post, 15 Tudor Street, [London]) to WSC enclosing an article showing how the Indian princes have been influenced in favour of the Federal scheme [not present].

1 folio
21 Nov 1933
CHAR 2/194/122

Letter from O C G Hayter (24 Loughton Avenue, Sydenham, [London]), a member of the committee of the Indian Empire Society, to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/194/123.

1 folio
21 Nov [1933]
CHAR 2/194/123

Note [O C G Hayter, a member of the committee of the Indian Empire Society] criticising the fact that serving officials in India have been prevented from giving evidence on the White Paper proposals to the Joint Select Committee. Sent with CHAR 2/194/122.

1 folio
[Nov] [1933]
CHAR 2/194/124

Letter from [WSC] to Ian Colvin [of the Morning Post] returning an extract from the Times of India and approving Colvin's review of his life of the 1st Duke of Marlborough. Carbon typescript copy.

1 folio
23 [Nov] 1933
CHAR 2/194/125

Letter from [WSC] to Colonel Lionel James thanking him for sending information on the Indian question [see CHAR 2/194/115]. Carbon typescript copy.

1 folio
26 [Nov] 1933
CHAR 2/194/126

Letter from [Violet Pearman] to Lord Lloyd [early Sir George Lloyd] returning the speech by [Sir Samuel Hoare, later Lord Templewood] to the Nizam of Hyderabad. Carbon typescript copy.

1 folio
23 [Nov] 1933
CHAR 2/194/127

Letter from J Lees Milne (126 St Stephen's House, Westminster, [London]) to [Violet Pearman] giving the view of Lord Lloyd [earlier Sir George Lloyd] [in response to the arguments in CHAR 2/194/64] that it would not be advisable to respond to Japan's aim to dominate Asia by granting all of India's political aspirations.

1 folio
30 [Nov] 1933
CHAR 2/194/128

Letter from Katharine, Duchess of Atholl (98 Elm Park Gardens, [London]) to WSC enclosing a printed document [about India] [not present].

1 folio
07 Dec [1933]
CHAR 2/194/129

Letter from Sir Michael O'Dwyer (26 Brechin Place, [London]) to WSC enclosing and commenting on CHAR 2/194/130-131.

1 folio
16 Dec [1933]
CHAR 2/194/130-131

Pages from the Patriot: article by Sir Michael O'Dwyer arguing that the various communities in India are still too divided for the White Paper proposals to be practicable. Sent with CHAR 2/194/129.

2 folios
14 Dec 1933
CHAR 2/194/132

Letter from Ian Colvin (The Morning Post, 15 Tudor Street, London) to WSC praising his speech on India in the House of Commons and reporting that Sir Mauthar Mehta intentionally "dropped that brick" in the Joint Select Committee because his master, the Maharaja of Bikaner, is now opposed to the Federal scheme.

1 folio
27 Dec 1933