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CHAR 2/227 Public and Political: India Defence League.

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CHAR 2/227/1-2

Letter from Hugh Orr-Ewing, India Defence League, to WSC, on letter from the Sind Hindu Sabha.

2 folios
30 Jul 1934
CHAR 2/227/3-9

Letter from T H N Ayscough, Director Sind Hindu Sabha nad Anti-Sind Separation Conference Committee to London, sending resolution of the Sind Hindu Conference, held at Karachi, Easter, 1934.

7 folios
23 Jul 1934
CHAR 2/227/10-11

Letter from WSC to the Duke of Westminster, asking for financial support for the India Defence League [carbon].

2 folios
09 Aug 1934
CHAR 2/227/12

Letter from Hugh Orr-Ewing, India Defence League to WSC, reporting that he had received a donation of 500 pounds from 2nd Duke of Westminster [earlier Lord Belgrave]. Thanking WSC for his help in obtaining the gift.

1 folio
16 Aug 1934
CHAR 2/227/13-14

Letter from Hugh Orr-Ewing, India Defence League to WSC, o attendance at the Conservative Party Annual Conference in Bristol.

2 folios
20 Aug 1934
CHAR 2/227/15

Letter from Guy DuBoulay, Assistant Organiser, India Defence League to Violet Pearman, Private Secretary to WSC, acknowledging receipt of donation of 100 pounds from 1st Lord Rothermere [earlier Harold Harmsworth].

1 folio
21 Aug 1934
CHAR 2/227/16

Letter from David Woodford Press and Information Officer, India Defence League to Violet Pearman, PS to WSC, on pamphlet by Colonel F W P Macdonald on Indian finance.

1 folio
22 Aug 1934
CHAR 2/227/17

Letter from Hugh Orr-Ewing, Chief Organiser, India Defence League to Violet Pearman, PS to WSC, on pamphlet by Colonel F W P Macdonald on Indian finance.

1 folio
22 Aug 1934
CHAR 2/227/18

Letter from Hugh Orr-Ewing, Chief Organiser, India Defence League to WSC, on the donation of 100 pounds from 1st Lord Rothermere [earlier Harold Harmsworth], and a promise from WSC of an additional subscription when his book ["Marlborough: His Life and Times", Volume 3] was published.

1 folio
27 Aug 1934
CHAR 2/227/19-20

Letter from Hugh Orr-Ewing, Chief Organiser, India Defence League to WSC, on Conservative Party Annual Conference in Bristol. With covering note from Violet Pearman, asking if WSC wanted accommodation reserved - annotated "Shall not be able to go".

2 folios
27 Aug 1934
CHAR 2/227/21-22

Letter from Hugh Orr-Ewing, Chief Organiser, India Defence League to WSC, on Conservative Party Annual Conference in Bristol.

2 folios
05 Sep 1934
CHAR 2/227/23

Letter from George Goodwin, Secretary, National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations, to WSC, confirming receipt of form indicating that he would be attending Annual Conference in Bristol in September.

1 folio
16 Aug 1934
CHAR 2/227/24

Letter from Hugh Orr-Ewing, India Defence League to Violet Pearman, PS to WSC, regretting that WSC was unable to accept Lady Muriel Gore-Brown's invitation to address the Women's Advertising Club of London.

1 folio
10 Sep 1934
CHAR 2/227/25

Letter from Violet Pearman, PS to WSC to The President, Women's Advertising Club of London, passing on WSC's regrets that he was unable to address their meeting in October [carbon].

1 folio
11 Sep 1934
CHAR 2/227/26-30

Letter from Hugh Orr-Ewing, India Defence League to Violet Pearman, enclosing invitation from Lady Muriel Gore-Brown for WSC to address Women's Advertising Club of London.

5 folios
04 Sep 1934
CHAR 2/227/31

Letter from Violet Pearman, PS to WSC, to Hugh Orr-Ewing, India Defence League regretting that WSC was unable to accept invitation to address Women's Advertising Club of London [carbon].

1 folio
06 Sep 1934
CHAR 2/227/32

Letter from Hugh Orr-Ewing, India Defence League to Violet Pearman, PS to WSC, returning pamphlet and letter from Colonel F W P Macdonald.

1 folio
13 Sep 1934
CHAR 2/227/33-35

Letter from Colonel F W P Macdonald, Brussels, Belgium to WSC, on Indian finance, enclosing copy of his pamphlet "India's Financial Troubles".

3 Printed pamphlet, pp. 1-35
13 Sep 1934
CHAR 2/227/36

Letter from Sir William Ray MP, Hendon, London NW4 to WSC, asking him to address Barnes Habitation of the Primrose League, on the connection of his father [Lord Randolph Churchill] with the foundation of the League "they do not want a political speech as such". Also giving his views on Indian constitutional reform.

1 folio
17 Sep 1934
CHAR 2/227/37

Letter from WSC to Sir William Ray MP, regretting that he could not address Barnes Habitation of the Primrose League in Jan 1935, as he would be abroad. Also expressing pleasure at Ray's definite opinions on India [carbon].

1 folio
21 Sep 1934
CHAR 2/227/38

Letter from Patrick Donner MP, Capri, Italy, to WSC, declining invitation to dinner to meet the Executive of the India Defence League, and also commenting on opposition to Government policy on India.

1 folio
21 Oct 1934
CHAR 2/227/39

Letter from Violet Pearman, PS to WSC to Hugh Orr-Ewing, India Defence League, rending report and letter [carbon].

1 folio
22 Oct 1934
CHAR 2/227/40

Letter from Rear-Admiral Reginald St. P Parry, Chairman, India Defence League, Portsmouth Group, to WSC, inviting him to address meeting.

1 folio
03 Oct 1934
CHAR 2/227/41

Letter from Violet Pearman, PS to WSC to Rear Admiral Reginald Parry, regretting that WSC was unable to address India Defence League, Portsmouth Branch [carbon].

1 folio
23 Oct 1934
CHAR 2/227/42

Letter from Hugh Orr-Ewing, India Defence League to WSC, thanks for sending documents from the citizens of Tangasseri.

1 folio
24 Oct 1934
CHAR 2/227/43-48

Letter from Hugh Orr-Ewing, India Defence League to WSC, enclosing extract from letter from Harold Robinson, Chairman, India Defence League, Lancashire Branch.

6 folios
24 Oct 1934
CHAR 2/227/49

Letter from Violet Pearman, PS to WSC to Hugh Orr-Ewing, India Defence League, thanks for sending extract from letter from Harold Robinson, Chairman, India Defence League, Lancashire Branch [carbon].

6 folios
30 Oct 1934
CHAR 2/227/50-53

Letter from Hugh Orr-Ewing, India Defence League to WSC, enclosing presscuttings from "The Statesman" and the "Daily Telegraph" on Indian Constitutional reform.

4 folios
01 Nov 1934
CHAR 2/227/54

Letter from Violet Pearman, PS to WSC to Hugh Orr-Ewing, India Defence League, forwarding letter from E L Price of Karachi [carbon].

1 folio
07 Nov 1934
CHAR 2/227/55-56

Letter from Lord Wolmer, [later Lord Selborne], Chester Gate, Regent's Park, London NW1 to WSC, reporting that in future the Executive of the India Defence League would meet on Tuesdays. Also that the League wished to appeal for funds through the "Morning Post" and the "Daily Mail", asking him if he would be prepared to approach the "Daily Mail".

2 folios
09 Nov 1934
CHAR 2/227/57-58

Letter from Lord Wolmer, [later Lord Selborne], Chester Gate, Regent's Park, London NW1 to WSC, concluding that the India Defence League's decision to hold a mass meeting in Bristol on the eve of the Conservative Party Conference would be a mistake. Stating that it would be better to hold a meeting after the Joint Select Committee had reported.

2 folios
29 Jun 1934
CHAR 2/227/59

Letter from Hugh Orr-Ewing, India Defence League, to Violet Pearman, returning letter from E L Price of Karachi.

1 folio
17 Nov 1934
CHAR 2/227/60

Letter from E L Price, Wood Street, Karachi, India [now Pakistan] to WSC, on Indian Constitutional Reform.

1 folio
17 Oct 1934
CHAR 2/227/61

Letter from WSC to Hugh Orr-Ewing, India Defence League, on list of Members of Parliament who had voted against the Government on the Betting Bill. Commenting that only twenty were members of the India Defence League, and that they might hope for support in future from among the other fifty [carbon].

1 folio
20 Nov 1934
CHAR 2/227/62

Letter from Hugh Orr-Ewing, India Defence League, to Violet Pearman, PS to WSC, thanks for forwarding correspondence from Jajadguru Shree Shankaracharya.

1 folio
20 Nov 1934
CHAR 2/227/63

Letter from Violet Pearman, PS to WSC to Hugh Orr-Ewing, India Defence League, forwarding letter and enclosure from the Duchess of Atholl [carbon].

1 folio
29 Nov 1934
CHAR 2/227/64

Letter from WSC to Lord Rothermere, thanks for allowing the India Defence League to appeal for funds in the "Daily Mail" [carbon].

1 folio
29 Nov 1934
CHAR 2/227/65-66

Letter from Hugh Orr-Ewing, India Defence League to WSC, enclosing receipt for his "very generous" donation of £100 to the League.

2 folios
30 Nov 1934
CHAR 2/227/67-68

Letter from WSC to Lord Rothermere, on opposition to Government policy on India. Asking if the India Defence League could appeal for funds, by publishing a short manifesto in the "Daily Mail" [carbon].

2 folios
20 Nov 1934
CHAR 2/227/69

Notice from India Defence League, on Stanley Baldwin's intention to consult Council of the National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations on Indian Constitutional Reform. Asking members to attend the meeting at the Queen's Hall on 4 December [carbon].

1 folio
[Nov] 1934
CHAR 2/227/70

Letter from Hugh Orr-Ewing, India Defence League to WSC, returning letter from the Duchess of Atholl.

1 folio
06 Dec 1934
CHAR 2/227/71-74

Letter from the Duchess of Atholl, Elm Park Gardens, London SW10 to WSC, enclosing memorial from the people of Tangasseri, a Christian community in South India, whom it was proposed to transfer to the rule of Travancore, a Hindu State. Stating that she intended to raise this "scandalous" matter in the House of Commons.

4 folios
22 Nov 1934
CHAR 2/227/75-79

Letter from J Munro Roger, Charles Street, Berkeley Square, London, WI to Hugh Orr-Ewing, India Defence League, on his resignation from the League, criticising their "milk and water methods".

5 folios
08 Dec 1934
CHAR 2/227/80-81

Letter from J Munro Roger, Charles Street, Berkeley Square, London, W1 to Hugh Orr-Ewing, India Defence League, on his resignation from the League [typescript copy].

2 folios
09 Dec 1934
CHAR 2/227/82

Letter from David Woodford, Press and Information Officer, India Defence League to WSC, details of membership of the Joint Parliamentary Committee appointed to report on the Government of India Act, 1919.

1 folio
11 Dec 1934
CHAR 2/227/83

Letter from H Munro Roger, Cambridge Street, London W2 to WSC, on his resignation from the India Defence League.

1 folio
13 Dec 1934
CHAR 2/227/84

Letter from Violet Pearman, PS to WSC to Hugh Orr-Ewing, India Defence League, forwarding letter from Harold Robinson [carbon].

1 folio
13 Dec 1934
CHAR 2/227/85-98

Letter from Patrick Donner MP to WSC, enclosing lists of Conservative votes against the Government in the India Debate on 12 Dec; MPs who spoke for and against the India Bill; the voting record of all Lancashire MPs and Conservatives voting against the Betting Bill.

14 folios
14 Dec 1934
CHAR 2/227/99

Letter from WSC to Dingle Foot, declining invitation to debate the Indian White Paper with Sir Isaac Foot in Dundee [carbon].

1 folio
14 Dec 1934
CHAR 2/227/100-101

Letter from Dingle Foot, Paper Buildings, Temple, London to WSC, invitation on behalf of Dundee Liberal Association to debate the Indian White Paper with his father, Sir Isaac Foot.

2 folios
05 Dec 1934
CHAR 2/227/102

Letter from Hugh Orr-Ewing, India Defence League to Violet Pearman, PS to WSC, thanks for letters of 8 and 13 Dec. Also on forthcoming public meeting in Blackburn.

1 folio
14 Dec 1934
CHAR 2/227/103

Letter from Violet Pearman, PS to WSC, to Hugh Orr-Ewing, India Defence League, forwarding letter from J Munro Roger on his resignation from the League [carbon].

1 folio
16 Dec 1934
CHAR 2/227/104

Letter from Violet Pearman, PS to WSC, to J Munro Roger acknowledging receipt of letter on his resignation from the India Defence League. Stating that WSC could not intervene in the matter [carbon].

1 folio
16 Dec 1934
CHAR 2/227/105

Letter from Violet Pearman, PS to WSC, to Hugh Orr-Ewing, India Defence League forwarding letter [? from Prof. J B Durkal] [carbon].

1 folio
19 Dec 1934
CHAR 2/227/106

Letter from Violet Pearman, PS to WSC, to Prof. J B Durkal, acknowledging receipt of letter of 9 Dec [carbon].

1 folio
19 Dec 1934
CHAR 2/227/107

Letter from Violet Pearman, PS to WSC, to Hugh Orr-Ewing, forwarding letter from the Private Secretary to His Holiness Jagadguru Shree Shankaracharya, asking for comments [carbon].

1 folio
28 Dec 1934
CHAR 2/227/108

Letter from Violet Pearman, PS to WSC, to Hugh Orr-Ewing, forwarding letter from the Calcutta Bar Council, asking for comments [carbon].

1 folio
28 Dec 1934
CHAR 2/227/109

Pamphlet - "Prominent Supporters of the India Defence League".

1 Printed, pp.1-28
c 1934