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Correspondence  > 1902

Correspondence: 1902
 

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000025482

21.01.1902

08405 LAWRENCE W. 08406 TURNER M. C.

1

The Viceroy has full sympathy But the proper person to approach is the secretary of states for colonies. A deputation to the Viceroy will have no effect.
000003931

21.01.1902

08405 LAWRENCE W. 12685 TURNER M.C.PRESIDENT +CH.OF COM.

1

Any public expression of the Viceroy's keen in the matter may harm not help the cause colonial Secretary should be approached.
000023947

25.01.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08299 SHUKLA, Dalpatram Bhagwanji

2

Interviewed the Viceroy who gave a sympathetic reply. Interests leader and others Thanks him for visiting his people.
000023944

26.01.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08298 SHUKLA

1

Calls for details about a case.
000003933

27.01.1902

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1

 
000003932

27.01.1902

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1

The guiding principles of our works are truth and love. An accurate report of Indian Ambulance Corps exploits. [A sterling speech worth preserving]
000025484

31.01.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08404 GOKHALE, Gopal Krishna

1

Thanks for your hospitality and the kind word about us. I do not deserve them.
000003934

01.02.1902

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3

Though all legal requirements were satisfactorily complied with, the applicant was refused licence simply because he was an Indian. The Town Council proceedings were irregular as full evidence is not noted or taken etc. Supreme Court can interfere when there is irregularity.
000025485

02.02.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08404 GOKHALE, Gopal Krishna

1

I met Prof. Kathamate, the ckimate here is good.
000032320

08.02.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00416 GANDHI, Chhaganlal K.

1

Got your letter yesterday. I have started inquiring about you. I have been in search of opportunities for our people here and elsewhere: Don't make haste till I return. I may return next week. Or, may be, my return will be delayed a little. Learn short hand. It is necessary to do so.
000003935

11.02.1902

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1

Our case stands on a different ground and the decision therefore is apealable. Please forward the enclosed statement your case to the Congress executive.
000003936

27.02.1902

12686 TRANSVAAL INDIANS 12687 MILNER (Lord) (HIGH COMMISSIONER)

4

Please expunge Law 3 of 1885. Raad Nos.418,899 Local Law No.128,1353. Also racial distinction re: trading licences, return of refugees, (Indian refugees) Indian Immigration Office. Railway travelling. Separate post office etc.
000003937

01.03.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09260 RUSTOMJEE, Parsee

3

Received pound 25 for Kathiawar Famine, why did the Governor repose to accept our address ? send all our literature to Prof. Gokhale who is very sympathetic. Sorry to learn of slackness in Natal Indian Congress. Bear patiently insult and do your duty with truth as guide.
000003938

01.03.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 12688 MULJI, DEVKARAN

1

Natal impossible without pound 100 case. Go to Rangoon where a healthy industrious man ready to do manual labour and to observe truth can surely earn enough for maintenance. Travelling charges Rs.40/-
000003939

01.03.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 12689 KOTHARI, TRIKAMJI M.

1

They demand pound 100 case with you. I shall be glad to supply all information if he comes here:
000003940

04.03.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08404 GOKHALE, Gopal Krishna

5

A description in light vein of the difficulties. "I come out richer and stronger by the experience" Ranade Fund subscription should be collected by us, in December after monsoon says my friend. Jaipur and Taj (Tajmahal,Agra) are worth a visit.
000025483

04.03.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08404 GOKHALE, Gopal Krishna

2

I travalled in 3rd class for 5 days. It certainly is miserable. Add to it the corruption on part of Railway servants. Yet I managed. Collection for Ranade memorial may be postponed as the Kathiawar is suffering from famine.
000003941

05.03.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 11026 POLICE COMMISSIONER

1

please let me know on what conditions permits are issued to people desiring to go to South Africa.
000003942

08.03.1902

13477 NAZAR, M. H. 05050 EAST INDIAN ASSOCIATION

1

You will find from the reply to my petition how a conscientious (etc) servant is dismissed after 12 years service without a hearing and thus justice is denied to him.
000003944

10.03.1902

12649 HIGH COMMISSIONER, P.S. to 12686 TRANSVAAL INDIANS

1

Annual licences will be issued as soon as practicable. Permits now include wives of Indians. Though under Min. Native Affairs, the officers are distinct and there is no desire to class Indians, with aboriginals etc.
000003943

10.03.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 12693 YOST TYPE WRITER, Agents

1

Please send me a copy of your instructions book for your typewriter. Please quote the price of inking pad etc.
000003945

26.03.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 12694 CAINE, W.S.

3

Natal is being copied by Australia and Canada; for Natal we can only prevent further anti-Indian Legislation. But in Transvaal our position ought to be stronger, But Mr. Chamberlain, we fear, will break his word.
000003946

26.03.1902

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3

Notes on the present position of Indians in Natal and the 2 Late Boer Republics. Friends of India should concentrate on having Indians distinguished from Zulus there: Chamberlains new pass Law is disconcerting.
000025481

27.03.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08404 GOKHALE, Gopal Krishna

1

Sorry you are ill. Please be regular in everything. India Government propose to regulate emmigration. Hope this is in our interest rather then against it.
000003948

30.03.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 12695 INDIA (Newspaper)

1

I send you herewith notes on Indians in South Africa as far up to date as possible. I suppose you will invite Sir Bhavnagaree's cooperation.
000003947

30.03.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00312 BHOWNAGREE, Mancherji M. (Sir)

2

The resolution requests Her Excellency the Viceroy to secure for the settlers just and equitable adjustment in Transvaal etc. Please continue your warn interest for South Africa.
000003950

31.03.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 12697 MAURICE

2

After tremendous difficulty, I was able to move Mr. Turner and through him a sympathetic reply from the Viceroy Continental 3rd class passengers are worse the sanitation also, than Indian 3rd class passengers
000003949

31.03.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 12696 KHAN & NAZAR

2

If our people propose to enforce the promise made by me. It should better be done early, i.e. before my plans are settled. It would be gracious to do so, though the promise is unconditional. A tear for Mr. Rhodes.
000025479

08.04.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08404 GOKHALE, Gopal Krishna

1

Congratulations on your great speech on the budget. Can you send some copies of the same ?
000003951

09.04.1902

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1

We sympathise with Mr. Morcom who objected to the provision that Natal born Indian Children should deported. At best it inflicts unavoidable injustice. If Indian Immigration were stopped 1/2 of Natal's industries would be paralysed.
000003956

16.04.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 12698 PAREKH, Gokuldas Kahandas (Sir)

1

I will duly inform you beforehand when I am likely to be in Bombay.
000003952

16.04.1902

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3

List of purchasers with the amounts to be paid. The list one stand purchased by Budree.
000003953

16.04.1902

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

11

Each slip with the buyer's name and amount payable by him to Cohen and levy.
000003954

16.04.1902

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

I promise to pay messers p________________etc. pound 4-17-6 with interest at 6% on 16-10-1902 for value received.
000003955

16.04.1902

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2

Under Transfer Duty proclamation of 1902. Declaration of purchaser kalycharan. Note more than pound 78 are to be given for it.
000025480

22.04.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08404 GOKHALE, Gopal Krishna

1

Hope you have seen the report in Young India why not see the Editor and also press for a deputations to the Viceroy ?
000003960

22.04.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00166 TIMES OF INDIA

4

This is in indirect attempt to force time expired Indians to return - a thing Lord Elgin refused to sanction. Imagine a men with 7 children having to pay pound 24 a year ! It is "semi-slavery" it is time to act.
000032373

23.04.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00000 "BLANK"

1

Some citizens of Rajkot met at Gandhiji's residence at Rajkot to consider the measures to be taken against plague. A committee of 8 members (Of which Gandhiji and Rao Bahadur Gopalji Surbhai were members) to frame rules for the guidance of the Committee to be appointed later on.
000003958

25.04.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 13472 MADANJIT V.

1

I saw your brothers and mother in law and appeased them. She is very angry with you for your silence. You should write letter to keep good feelings. From my letter to Nazar you will see haw sorely I need money.
000003957

25.04.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00339 GODFREY, G.

2

I am glad you are working so well. Rewards definitely comes when we do not pine for it. A conscientious discharge of duties is itself the highest reward.
000003959

25.04.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 04321 MEHTA

2

I am obliged to take fruit salt twice or once a week. They say I am decidedly stronger here than in Natal. I like your son's idea of joining the Technical Institution. He would not pass matric; his heart is not in it.
000003961

27.04.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 12700 ROBINSON, John (Sir)

2

Thanks for the photograph which I shall prize. Very glad to learn you, liked the book. It bring East and West nearer. I fear, the cry of growing poverty is true. Millions are sinking whatever the cause.
000003962

29.04.1902

12701 GOVINDSWAMY R. & BOYS 00275 NATAL INDIAN CONGRESS

1

I am a sub-tenant in Natal Indian Congress premises. I hereby apply for a direct lease. I will pay pound 11 per month, i.e. 3 pound more:
000025478

01.05.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08404 GOKHALE, Gopal Krishna

1

I am secretary to the Relief committee. But you can count on me when you come for Ranade memorial fund.
000003963

06.05.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00000 "BLANK"

7

History of indentured system and how Natal by indirect legislation goes on imposing disabilities more and more the latest instance being the 'illegal' civil service Act. In Transvaal Chamberlain is shuffling and it is a life and death struggle. We must concentrate on securing rights there:
000003964

07.05.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 13596 KADIR, Abdool

1

I shall thank you to let me have draft for the balance of my bill which I need badly. Please properly understand my letter to you and Rustomjee.
000003965

14.05.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00166 TIMES OF INDIA

1

Text of the new Bill whose only saving grace is that it does not impose a tax on infants. It is repugnant to rules of justice and British Constitution. Natal's policy is to heap insults and degradation for possessing a brown skin.
00003967A

15.05.1902

00283 BOMBAY PRESIDENCY ASSOCIATION 00366 SECRETARY OF STATE FOR INDIA

3

Indian war service deserves better reward than this. The principle of the measure is so unjust that we think it unnecessary to enter into the details thereof. Immigration (Indian Immigration) should be suspended.
000003969

16.05.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 05050 EAST INDIAN ASSOCIATION

1

 
000003966

16.05.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 05050 EAST INDIAN ASSOCIATION

1

I enclose a copy of the text of the obnoxious bill. Please re-iterate your demand for suspension of emigration. Bombay Presidency Association is moving. If you also move, success is ours. Thanks for your interest.
000003967

18.05.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 13336 WACHHA, Dinshaw Edulji

1

To avoid even a semblance of exaggeration "though I do not think it so. I propose a change in the sentence i.e. It is sought to reach the same figure by taxing children when they attain the artificial majority."
000003970

18.05.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 12702 DESAI, PURSHOTTAM B.

1

So sorry that you do not keep your promise to pay me all the due instalments. You know how much I depend upon them. I shall feel obliged if you do so.
000003971

18.05.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00312 BHOWNAGREE, Mancherji M. (Sir)

1

 
000003968

18.05.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00312 BHOWNAGREE, Mancherji M. (Sir)

2

The enclosure will explain. If all available forces are set in motion, this attempt is bound to fail. We should demand suspension of Immigration.
000003972

20.05.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00166 TIMES OF INDIA

3

It makes children, (males 16 female 13 years) liable either to return or to be indentured for life or pay the poll tax of 3 pound.- an act of flagrant injustice for which there can be no two opinions. Please raise protest.
000003973

20.05.1902

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1

A table of countries with their Indian population, and in 5 countries with non-Indian foreign population. Total number of Indians abroad 6,66,924.
000003974

27.05.1902

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1

In greeting His most gracious Majesty Edward 7th etc. on the occasion of his coronation. The committee invites the general public to their Hall on 27th where light refreshments will be provided free. All are welcome.
000003975

03.06.1902

12703 INDIANS OF BAMBO SQUARE 12704 DURBAN TOWN COUNCIL

5

We have strictly carried out sanitary precautions required of us. Our tenancy has been promised safety more than once. Now the demolish the houses and go else where will spell ruin to many of us etc.
000003976

03.06.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00275 NATAL INDIAN CONGRESS

3

I have bought a type-writer for Rs. 200/- which has been wholly used for Natal Indian Congress purposes. Will Congress buy it ? you have not sent copies of our Memorial.
000003977

06.07.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 12705 LANE F.C.[EARNEST]

1

While I am anxious not to worry General Smuts, I must satisfy Inquirers. what are Government intentions regarding the Bill and the working of provisional settlement?
000023793

25.07.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 10399 CALDER

1

Acknowledge receipt of the letter.
000003978

26.07.1902

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1

The Act is farcical. Indians can land as many of them know the English Language; while a poor Spaniard was given 6 months (?) for inability to read English.
000025477

01.08.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08404 GOKHALE, Gopal Krishna

1

I have opened an office in Bombay.
000027620

06.08.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 10470 PAREKH, Devchand U.

2

I have obtained accomodation to work and to live but am as yet without any work Mehta feels I am a fool that I come to Bombay. But I am going to stick and try though the work is uphill.
000003979

25.08.1902

12559 PATHER R.K. 12706 CAMROODEEN

1

While I was out my things were thrown out on the road. I could have sued but have re-frained as it was N.I.Congress. Is this just ?
000003980

16.09.1902

00193 BIRD, C. [Principal Under-Secretary] 00275 NATAL INDIAN CONGRESS

1

Your memorial has been transmitted to His Excellency the Colonial Secretary by His Excellency the Governor.
000003981

01.10.1902

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1

Sir Wm.Wedderburn, caine, Dadabhai Navroji etc. conferred. It was said, instead of abolishing uncivilised laws of Transvaal, they were more rigorously enforced. It was decided to petition parliament.
000003982

06.10.1902

12707 PERCIVAL CHARLES PRIMARY ED. 00275 NATAL INDIAN CONGRESS

1

Please spare me 60 congress chairs for 3 days. I shall pay for the hire fixed. [Secretary's remark; The chairs be given]
000003983

07.10.1902

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1

British Indian decided to use all constitutional means to prevent such class legislation. A Vigilance Committee was formed strong protest were made.
000003984

09.10.1902

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

21

All class Legislation, being repugnant to British Constitution legally lapses and British Indians have full rights to trade, reside etc; like other British subjects petition should be promoted to Government than to privy council, and a suit field in Court.
000003986

11.10.1902

12186 RESIDENT MAGISTRATE NGUTU 12708 AMOD, M.I.

1

Are you a British Subjects ? Please produce proof to entitle you to renew licences. Were you trading in this District before the war ?
000003985

11.10.1902

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1

This is just the time when power is still with Britain, to expunge all the Laws. To class Indians with tribal races of Africa is a serious insult. The shame and inquiry will rest with British Government if they do not remove the laws.
000003987

14.10.1902

07917 INDIAN ASSOCIATION 12710 SUPERVISOR OF ASIATIC AFFAIRS

1

Jamal a respectable Indian had to be fined unwillingly by the Magistrate as the martial notice is not repealed. For Europeans it has lapsed tacitly.
000003988

19.10.1902

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2

Johannesburg medical officer, deposed that it was beyond description. He could not imagine consequences if plague broke out. Is must be destroyed wholesale.
000003989

24.10.1902

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1

Sir Wm.Wedderburn gave a break fast to eminent Indian and then South African Indian Question was discussed. Later on in the conference, it was resolved to present a memorial and lead deputation to Colonial Secretary and Indian Secretary.
000003991

25.10.1902

12711 BUDREE & 4 OTHERS 12710 SUPERVISOR OF ASIATIC AFFAIRS

2

We are stranded, in sore straits and impoverished by the war. This additional hardship which the Municipality proposes to inflict is "more sinful than unjust" many of us are still refugees and would fined themselves utterly destitute and homeless.
000003990

25.10.1902

13477 NAZAR, M. H. 12633 INDIAN LEADERS OF CONGRESS

1

It should press upon him to state at the Delhi Durbar, what British Government thinks about the status of Indians, if India Government cannot protect the interest of Indians abroad, may it now plainly say so !
000003992

28.10.1902

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1

Volksrust Chamber of Commerce protested against the granting by a Magistrate of the licence. When the Government declared its intention to restrict Asiatics to locations, this was an abrogation of Government's intentions.
000003993

28.10.1902

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1

The Johannesburg Tram Company, has issued orders that well -attired coloureds may ride in Trams Europeans stoutly object to this reprehensible innovation.
000003994

29.10.1902

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1

1. The Boer prisoners were kept here: 2. Ammunition , clothes, shoes were made in India and sent there: Indian labourer is very valuable.
000003995

30.10.1902

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2

After vigorous protest by Mr. Goch, the municipality passed a resolution approving of the scheme and the estimated amount ('Coolie Location' also)
000003999

01.11.1902

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

Chamber of Commerce (Pretoria ?) suggested to the Government the establishment of special bazaars. "British subject" was a difficulty but the president did his best.
000003998

01.11.1902

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1

A League was formed at a meeting which protested against is suing licences to Asiatics Locations and prohibition of Land-ownership were suggested.
000004001

01.11.1902

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1

Natal Assembly Speaker favours Indian labourer but he must be repatriated. The Indian view as the pioneer says, is that he must be given full rights of citizenship including freedom to settle and trade.
000004002

01.11.1902

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1

While Transvaal is still a crown colony the whole anti-Indian legislation should be repealed. It will serve as an example to Natal also which rewards India's services to her in crisis by passing the Indian Immigration and Land-ownership confiscation Acts.
000004000

01.11.1902

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1

`Asiatic licences' is an innovation.
000023948

03.11.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08299 SHUKLA, Dalpatram Bhagwanji

3

Informs that whether G. will leave for South Africa will depend upon the reply from there to his cable. He himself is not strong enough to bear the journey. Says he is making his way in the practice. Wants to know if using letter heads by a barrister is in good taste.
000004009

07.11.1902

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1

Secretary gave a sympathetic reply. If such treatment continued, he would seriously consider the idea of obstructing immigration in to South Africa. He wanted specific evidence regarding enforcement of disabilities in Transvaal. He opposed "pool-tax" [L.T= "London Times"]
000023949

08.11.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08299 SHUKLA, Dalpatram Bhagwanji

2

Informs that he has received funds as well as a call to go to south Africa, that he has asked for further particulars, but feels he will have to go. Desires him to look after the boys and about their education.
000004003

12.11.1902

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

A meeting unanimously formed a white league. Speakers protested against licences to Asiatics, with one dissenting voice.
000023864

14.11.1902

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08270 GOKHALE (Prof.)

4

Informs that as required by S. A. Indian's he would be soon going there and requests to watch the situation and guide him.
000004006

14.11.1902

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1

 
000004005

14.11.1902

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

The meeting supported the proposed meeting at Johannesburg to protest against the influx of Asiatics.
000004004

14.11.1902

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

It resolved against licences to Asiatics and for locations for them. But one Chamber proposed exemption for British Subjects from the above.
000004008

15.11.1902

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1

It has allocated pound 1,100,000, as compensation regarding the alleged unsanitary area whatever (the Government ?) commission may deduce in future: We deplore the fact that the council is not elective.
000004007

15.11.1902

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1

We sympathise with British Indians and do not wish to deprive him of rights. But this is a vital question. It is good for India also if south Africa is closed against the Indian and is reserved for whites. Even though it may mean a temporary sacrifice of some Indian vested interest. cape Immigration Act is good.
000003996

30.11.1902

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16

The whole correspondence showing that an appeal for getting re-admission to the Colonial Secretary of Transvaal Colony failed to achieve the object. The children were dismissed on the school being taken over by the Government.
000003997

30.11.1902

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11

`Out of pocket expenses' incurred by Gandhiji in India, in connection with South African Indians grievances. From 7-7-1902 to 30-11-1902 total amount Rs.1666-6-1 ; Travelling, Telegram & other expenses.
000004010

02.12.1902

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1

Their efforts have been so far successful that Over the whole of the East there are no Asiatic Licences (Outside Locations) except 4 which also will go. we must convince our visitor. Mr. Chamberlain that we are in earnest about it.
000004011

03.12.1902

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3

Strong language was used by nearly all the speakers, specially by Dr. Clarke and Sir Birdwood G. who spoke with passionate. earnestness in a high moral pitch. N.M. ="Natal Mercury"
000006074

07.12.1902

13186 NAIDOO, R. C. 00275 NATAL INDIAN CONGRESS

2

A protest against Government resolution to dismiss all boys above 14 years of age and also against co-education
000004012

08.12.1902

13754 COLONIAL SECRETARY, Assistant 12713 ROOTH & WESSELS (Messrs)

1

Only those Asiatics who held pre-war licences in their own names will be hence forth given licences to trade in their old premises. No fresh licence to be given to an Asiatic.
000004013

08.12.1902

00275 NATAL INDIAN CONGRESS 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Committee request fulfil promise remitting (returning ?)
000004014

12.12.1902

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2

I would not advise him to trade without a Licence. But the question it 'residence' includes business places, which may adversely decided by Transvaal Supreme Court should be taken to Privy Council. [see Tyab Case 1898 ]
000004015

17.12.1902

13477 NAZAR, M. H. 12714 NATAL INDIAN CONGRESS, All members of

1

We must collected instances of actual hard ships with definite proof. Sir Mancherji Bhawnagree urges us to see Chamberlain. Gandhiji starts from Beira today.
000004017

18.12.1902

12873 BRITISH INDIAN ASSOCIATION (Cachalia) 12716 RECEIVER OF REVENUE[BAIRD H.M.

1

Will you refuse Licences to Indians, who did not possess them formerly ? If so, under what Law, does your Departments, justify it ?
000004016

19.12.1902

12715 PARAK M.A. & CO. 12228 NATAL INDIAN CONGRESS, Secretary

1

We are glad you are pleased with our statements regarding documents and trust you will give same your best attention we will soon send the documents.
000004019

22.12.1902

12716 RECEIVER OF REVENUE[BAIRD H.M. 12718 ADAM & ALEXANDER B.

1

No change in our attitude regarding licences to Asiatics not here to fore Licensed has occurred Each application to be considered on merits.
000004018

22.12.1902

12228 NATAL INDIAN CONGRESS, Secretary 00120 INDIANS

1

We trust our leaders will go to the Point to receive him (Gandhiji), and if necessary get a tug to land him. Please give your opinion regarding the same to the President.
000004020

25.12.1902

12228 NATAL INDIAN CONGRESS, Secretary 12717 MAYOR OF DURBAN

1

As most of the members being Muslims cannot wait on Chamberlain on Friday; (at the prayer time) ,please change the date.
000004022

31.12.1902

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1

Meeting of all Chambers of Commerce regarding Asiatic Licences at Kimberley.
000004021

31.12.1902

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For 1902-3, pound 10,000, Actual expense from 1-7-1902 to 31-10-1902. pound 1307-13-10.

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