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CHAR 2/196 Public and politcial: correspondence relating to the Indian Empire Society.

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CHAR 2/196/1

Letter from [Violet Pearman] to the secretary of the Indian Empire Society [Sir Louis Stuart] (28 Alfred Place, [London]) asking for his opinion of a letter and enclosure sent to WSC. Carbon typescript copy.

1 folio
18 Feb 1933
CHAR 2/196/2-3

Letter from Sir Louis Stuart, secretary of the Indian Empire Society (28 Alfred Place, [London]), to Violet Pearman explaining why he rejects the idea that British India should be partitioned among the Indian States.

2 folios
21 Feb 1933
CHAR 2/196/4-5

Letter from Sir Louis Stuart, secretary of the Indian Empire Society (28 Alfred Place, [London]), to WSC asking if he will address a meeting in Chelsea Town Hall (London) to protest against the Government's Indian policy.

2 folios
21 Feb 1933
CHAR 2/196/6

Printed note by Sir Louis Stuart, secretary of the Indian Empire Society, warning against the full transfer of control over the courts and police to provincial governments controlled by Indians.

1 folio
01 Mar 1933
CHAR 2/196/7

Note by [Violet Pearman] to WSC probably referring to CHAR 2/196/2-3.

1 folio
[Mar] [1933]
CHAR 2/196/8

Letter from [Violet Pearman] to Sir Louis Stuart [secretary of the Indian Empire Society] conveying WSC's regret that he cannot address a branch meeting of the Society in Cheltenham [Gloucestershire] and his suggestion that they write to Patrick Donner, the secretary of the India Defence Group. Carbon typescript copy.

1 folio
21 Mar 1933
CHAR 2/196/9

Letter from Sir Louis Stuart, secretary of the Indian Empire Society (28 Alfred Place, London) to WSC asking if he can address a branch meeting of the Society in Cheltenham [Gloucestershire].

1 folio
11 Mar 1933
CHAR 2/196/10

Letter from Patricia Knight, private secretary to Sir Louis Stuart, secretary of the Indian Empire Society (28 Alfred Place, London) to [Violet Pearman] regretting that WSC cannot address a branch meeting of the Society in Cheltenham [Gloucestershire] and reporting that they are communicating with Patrick Donner as suggested by WSC.

1 folio
24 Mar 1933
CHAR 2/196/11

Letter from Sir Louis Stuart, secretary of the Indian Empire Society (28 Alfred Place, [London]), to WSC praising his House of Commons speech [on India on 29 March 1933] and criticising the response of his opponents.

1 folio
31 Mar 1933
CHAR 2/196/12

Letter from [Violet Pearman] to the secretary of the Indian Empire Society [Sir Louis Stuart] asking on behalf of WSC for advice about a letter he has received from the National Workmen's Constitutional Council. Carbon typescript copy.

1 folio
15 Apr 1933
CHAR 2/196/13

Letter from Sir Louis Stuart, secretary of the Indian Empire Society (28 Alfred Place, [London]), to Violet Pearman returning CHAR 2/196/14-17 and asking her to tell WSC that he has arranged for a Calcutta businessman to write to the newspapers explaining that the views of Sir Hubert Carr and the European Association are not shared by many European businessmen in Calcutta.

1 folio
21 May 1933
CHAR 2/196/14-17

Letter from E Hayward (Bengal Club, [Calcutta, India]) to WSC denying that Sir Hubert Carr's committed support for the White Paper is representative of British opinion in India, reporting the unenthusiastic response to the proposed reforms by British business leaders and asserting that supporters of the Government's policy have been favoured with promotion in the Indian Civil Service. Copy at CHAR 2/193/167-170.

4 folios
05 May 1933
CHAR 2/196/18-19

Letter from Sir Louis Stuart, secretary of the Indian Empire Society (48 Broadway, Westminster, [London]) to Violet Pearman returning CHAR 2/196/20 and counselling caution towards the orthodox Hindus, who treat the Untouchables badly and do not oppose infant marriage.

2 folios
08 Jun 1933
CHAR 2/196/20

Letter from M K Acharya (46 Linghi Chetty Street, Madras, [India]) to WSC enclosing and commenting on CHAR 2/196/21, complaining that no orthodox Hindu has been nominated to the Joint Select Committee and reporting that he has asked Cornelia Sorabji, who knows the views of the orthodox Hindus, to interview WSC.

1 folio
18 May 1933
CHAR 2/196/21

Memorandum presented by a deputation of orthodox Hindu leaders to the Viceroy of Inda, 1st Lord Willingdon, criticising the recommendations of the Round Table Conference and praying for representation on the Joint Select Committee. Sent with CHAR 2/196/20.

1 [2],5,[1]p
17 Mar 1933
CHAR 2/196/22

Letter from Eileen Hunter, private secretary to Sir Louis Stuart, secretary of the Indian Empire Society (48 Broadway, Westminster, [London]) to WSC reminding him that his annual subscription soon falls due.

1 folio
15 Oct 1933
CHAR 2/196/23

Receipt from the Indian Empire Society for WSC's subscription. Sent with CHAR 2/196/24.

1 folio
19 Oct 1933
CHAR 2/196/24

Letter from Sir Louis Stuart, secretary of the Indian Empire Society (48 Broadway, Westminster, [London]), to WSC thanking him for his subscription and enclosing a receipt [see CHAR 2/196/23].

1 folio
20 Oct 1933
CHAR 2/196/25-26

Letter from Sir Louis Stuart, secretary of the Indian Empire Society (48 Broadway, Westminster, [London]), to Violet Pearman on the dissatisfaction of the Bengal Hindus with the number of seats allocated to them in the provincial legislature [see CHAR 2/196/26].

2 folios
02 Nov 1933
CHAR 2/196/27

Telegram from Sanatkumarory Chaudhury, secretary of the Bengal Provincial Hindu Sabha, to WSC reporting the Hindus' dissatisfaction with the number of seats allocated to them in the provincial legislature.

1 folio
28 Oct 1933
CHAR 2/196/28

Letter from [Violet Pearman] to the secretary of the Indian Empire Society [Sir Louis Stuart] asking him to comment on CHAR 2/196/33.

1 folio
12 Nov 1933
CHAR 2/196/29

Letter from Sir Louis Stuart, secretary of the Indian Empire Society (48 Broadway, Westminster, London), to Violet Pearman stating that CHAR 2/196/33 states the facts absolutely correctly.

1 folio
15 Nov 1933
CHAR 2/196/30-32

Letter from Sir Louis Stuart, secretary of the Indian Empire Society (48 Broadway, Westminster, London), to Violet Pearman commenting on CHAR 2/196/34-41 by saying that they are not sufficiently strong evidence of any dishonesty by Sri Krishna Sinha, the Chief Presidency Magistrate of Calcutta, to justify WSC asking a question in the House of Commons.

3 folios
23 Nov 1933
CHAR 2/196/33

Appeal to MPs by Sir Alexander Cardew to ensure the safeguarding of the pensions of civil and military officers who served the Crown in India.

1 folio
01 Nov 1933
CHAR 2/196/34-35

Letter from M Makim (3 Blockman Street, Calcutta, [India]) to WSC enclosing CHAR 2/196/36-41 to support his contention that Sri Krishna Sinha, the chief Presidency Magistrate of Calcutta, is guilty of malpractice and urging WSC to raise the question in Parliament.

2 folios
25 Oct 1933
CHAR 2/196/36-37

Report of allegations of record tampering against the Chief Presidency Magistrate of Calcutta [Sri Krishna Sinha] in a case of illegal selling of tickets for the Irish Sweep. Sent with CHAR 2/196/34-35.

2 folios
[Oct] [1933]
CHAR 2/196/38

Questions for the Secretary of State for India [Sir Samuel Hoare, later Lord Templewood] alleging malpractice against the Chief Presidency Magistrate of Calcutta, Sri Krishna Sinha. Sent with CHAR 2/196/34-35.

1 folio
[Oct] [1933]
CHAR 2/196/39-41

Newspaper cuttings: reports of allegations of malpractice against Sri Krishna Sinha, Chief Presidency Magistrate of Calcutta. Sent with CHAR 2/196/34-35.

3 folios
Aug 1933