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Correspondence: 1919
 

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000006424

01.01.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00379 VICEROY, P.S. to

2

Muslims and Hindus bitterly resent their continued incarceration. The envisage permanent retention of the British Connexion. They are loyal etc.
000032416

08.01.1919

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 00898 GANDHI, Maganlal K.

1

Mahadev Desai writes to Maganlal to say that Gandhiji has started taking goat's milk. Gandhiji had asked him to write in particular to Maganlal who would be only too glad on hearing the news, Gandhiji doing better. Reference to quality of goats' milk in Europe.
000011909

10.01.1919

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02762 SATYADEV (Swami)

2

I am trying to persuade Devdas to go to Madras for the work. But whether he goes or not, your duty is clearly to stick to your Madras work.
000014831

14.01.1919

06780 DEVCHANDBHAI 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Please consider Wednesday's letter. Oblige by attending Morbi Parishad commencing 13th March.
000011913

22.01.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01779 PARIKH, Narahari D.

4

Piles operated yesterday. Have been pleased with your criticism about my resuming milk diet. It is a friends duty to guide and correct an erring friend to give milk of cows and buffalos and why he now look goat's milk.
000006432

01.02.1919

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3

A forerunner of his auto-biography Here he relates his smoking his theft of gold, his bold assertion to his caste-men before his departure for England etc.
000032738

02.02.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00853 BANKER, Shankerlal G.

1

You have asked about my opinion about Rowlatt Act. I have been reading minutely the Rowlatt Committee Report. On reading it, it appears that it was not necessary for the Government to pass such an Act. Now, it is our duty to convey our reaction to the Government Gandhiji talks of the contradiction between the Montague-Chelmsford Reform and the Rowlatt Act.
000011912

05.02.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01779 PARIKH, Narahari D.

3

Justifying his position with regards fulfilment of vows and pledges is specially about milk diet urges to ponder over his letter cant try to enlighten him where found erring.
000006425

06.02.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00778 GANDHI, Devdas

2

The two (Morning and evening) prayers must be felt and made as necessary as the meals. In my scheme there is ultimate freedom for all, as I only advise never order.
000006438

06.02.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00411 SHRADDHANAND (Swami)

2

You can do it quite freely. I undertake to provide Rs. 10000/- (ten thousand) Surendra is infatuated regarding learning in English Schools.
000006426

07.02.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 13319 NAYAK BHINBHAI R.

2

After due notice of one month you, may resign and offer satyagraha. But please consult me -as many of you as can- before doing anything
000006439

08.02.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 13327 MALAVIYA, Madan Mohan (Pandit)

2

Members of Legislative Assembly (M.L. A.s) should resign from the councils We must convince the Government of our strength We should advise non-payment of taxes.
000019808

08.02.1919

05278 URMILA DEVI 00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

4

Urmila Devi staying as Mahadev Desai's mother gives vent to her affection and longing to have his latter, describing her own afflication at witnessing almost daily the police high handedness on swaraj volunteers. Advises Mahadev to learn Bengali with the help of his Bengali Companions.
000006427

09.02.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08322 PRAGJIBHAI

1

The Rowlatt Bills have affected me deeply I will shortly decide my course Honesty in Business is a form of Satyagraha.
000006433

09.02.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 06371 SHASTRI

2

I can no longer render peaceful obedience to a power that is capable of such devilish legislation I invite all to join me.
00007423A

19.02.1919

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1038

 
00007423B

19.02.1919

09331 MUSLIM OF LUDHIAND 00000 "BLANK"

2

The Christian Missionaries are [encroaching] upon our cremation grounds. Please help us .
000007423

19.02.1919

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000006428

20.02.1919

00390 POLAK, H. S. L. 00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

1

I agree with you but I prefer his lack of logic and life to his death and logic The original vow was illogical and I am glad of the result
000023863

24.02.1919

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 01342 NATESAN

1

Requests to find a quiet lodging place for Gandhiji who will be visiting Madras. Invites attention to the Satyagraha manifests.
000011835

24.02.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

4

Satyagraha leaflet No.2 in which Gandhiji replies to certain objections to the satyagraha methods. Also text of Satyagraha pledge.
000006440

24.02.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00000 "BLANK"

8

I have passed sleepless nights over it. but I cannot find justification for the Bills. Assurances to civilians and British Commerce also indicate the direction of the wind Lownde's speech intolerable (M = Mahadev Desaibhai)
000006434

24.02.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 05548 VICEROY

3

Reform valueless without withdrawal of the Bills which are symptoms of a deep-seated disease of hot-headed autocracy
000019814

25.02.1919

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4

Cuttings from 'Times of India' Containing Gandhiji's letters to the editor in connection with the Rowlett Bills together with a form of Satyagraha pledge, and Gandhiji's message read in Bombay by Mahadev Desai.
000006430

26.02.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 02690 EDITORS

3

Even those highly proficient in Gujarati alone will do But they must make education their principle work; and earning subsidiary Must have strong physique to be able to learn agriculture and weaving etc. (For draft see 11754)
000011688

26.02.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 02663 THE EDITORS

7

Draft of a letter enclosing the satyagraha pledge against Rowlett Bills supplied to editors for favour of publication.
000011754

26.02.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 02690 EDITORS

2

Draft of 6430.
000006435

26.02.1919

00379 VICEROY, P.S. to 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Your second shot SN 6434 His Excellency is sorry to hear of your step. Please come here so that you can appreciate all sides of the question
000011689

27.02.1919

13311 KRIPALANI, J. B. 00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

6

An able exposition of waverings of moderates. Malaviya is like a pendulum. Never firm. He thinks his staying in the council well help him to obtain funds for the (Benares) university. These moderates are treated by Government with scant courtesy but they swallow it etc. etc.
000006437

27.02.1919

13123 TIMES OF INDIA 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

A very forceful plea for retention of the Bills couched in a very cordial -loving tone; I hate such legislation but I see no way out. I cannot advocate taking grave risks
000006429

27.02.1919

13228 NATARAJAN (India Committee) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

The Bills are an outrage; every constitutional means-satyagraha last- must be employed. The position in South Africa is serious. I think the Patel Bill should be passed as it only permits inter-caste marriages.
000011690

28.02.1919

13311 KRIPALANI, J. B. 00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

4

Panditji's (Malaviya's) visit to the Viceroy has been fruitless. Though instinctively seeing the right thing he refuses to act in the write way because of his wavering nature: The struggle is bound to be hard etc.
000006436

28.02.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00394 ANDREWS, C. F.

1

Have been irresistibly driven to adopt satyagraha 50 person signed pledge. Wired Viceroy give prayerful consideration. Sending papers Wire opinion Gurudev (Rabindranath Tagore)'s blessings if possible.
000006441

01.03.1919

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 13328 HUSEIN, SYED

1

Pledge should be signed present from You many form a committee to guard against hasty individed action You should decide the laws to be broken.
000006442

01.03.1919

13285 BESANT, Annie (Mrs.) 13330 TELANG P. K.

1

Approve all signing Inform Jamnadas Will myself sign omitting words on committee If I may form group to elect committee here do not object to words ( Unsd= unsigned)
000006443

01.03.1919

13330 TELANG P. K. 13285 BESANT, Annie (Mrs.)

1

We signed pledge. Gandhiji says You can form your own committee and sign there, Change in pledge impossible,
000011691

01.03.1919

13311 KRIPALANI, J. B. 00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

2

Malaviyaji refuses to sign the majority report and submitted a separate minute, moderates' minute also is equally strong perhaps stronger.
000011906

01.03.1919

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 01779 PARIKH, Narahari D.

2

Times leader attes pays hand compliments to Gandhiji's greatness, Enthusiasm here seems splendid. Gamnadas also in if our "Thorean" - booklet seems to have fascinated many.
000006454

01.03.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00778 GANDHI, Devdas

1

You may be yearning to offer Satyagraha but your duty is to stick to your Hindi-teaching The meeting (Gandhiji's meeting with Viceroy) had no result Englishman easily understand brute force but they submit unconsciously to soul-force.
000006453

01.03.1919

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

6

This old man of 75 with such experience earnestly dissuades you from it. It will fail in India. So I cannot bless you ( A very Moving Appeal)
000011907

02.03.1919

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 01779 PARIKH, Narahari D.

2

Besant Joins probably because she knew there was no other go. We shall love for Delhi probably tomorrow.
000006444

04.03.1919

00379 VICEROY, P.S. to 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Your wire His Excellency will see you on Wednesday I hope you are better and not have suffered from the strain of the journey.
000011908

05.03.1919

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 01779 PARIKH, Narahari D.

2

Details of Delhi Visit and counsels with Vallabhbhai Patel, Pandit Malaviyaji and others. Want of mettle in them criticised. shraddhanandji's joining us is a news.
000011910

07.03.1919

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 01779 PARIKH, Narahari D.

3

Description of Rampur visit and interview and agree ment with Ali Brothers as well as Viceroy in connection with Satyagraha fight. To name you secretary is shameful since your work surpasses that of the secretary.
000006445

07.03.1919

13331 WINCENT W. (Sir) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

I am too pressed with the work for an interview But see Sir J.D. Bailey who will explain the position about the Ali-brothers.
000006446

08.03.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 13324 SHASTRIJI

1

Please tell them that I wanted to explain personally and fully my position but I could not. My regard for them remains the same.
000006447

08.03.1919

06371 SHASTRI 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

I will respect your feeling and not publish it. We have utmost personal regard for you but our ways part-though I revere you,
000009167

08.03.1919

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 01779 PARIKH, Narahari D.

2

Bapu is pleased with 'Ashram Patrika'. Bapu will not enlist Musalmans unless thousands of them are ready. In Bombay Mrs. Besant has played havoc in Bapu's absence. So he intends to go there soon. Notes on Rowlatt Bills were prepared by three of us - Bapu, Anandanand and myself. The Marathi Press was not prepared to print. Kaka Saheb's Marathi matter.
000019813

08.03.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

5

Cuttings from Abhyudaya containing Gandhi's letter drawing public attention to the evils of Rowlett Bills and getting prepared for satyagraha fight. Pledge for Satyagraha preceding. (Report of Allahabad meeting etc).
000006448

09.03.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

His view of Varnashram is poles apart from the orthodox But Patel should better drop the bill than accept Gandhiji's suggestion of inter-sub-caste-marriages (i.s. R.= Indian Social Reformer)
000006451

11.03.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00461 SASTRI, V. S. Srinivasa

1

Public Opinion very strong against them. Though we differ as to the methods I hope you will voice public opinion and oppose them.
000006449

11.03.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00379 VICEROY, P.S. to

3

Lane, Private secretary to Smuts became an Angle of peace and by his courtesy brought to a speedy end the struggle. Will you do the same?
000006457

11.03.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

We want to win over opponents by love and disarm opposition. We cannot be impatient with them or those who stand aside etc.
000006450

12.03.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 13333 DUBOULEY, James (Sir)

1

It increases the intensity of the fire hidden under the ashes called repression Wish I could convince you.
000006452

12.03.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00379 VICEROY, P.S. to

2

Whether justified or not , public feeling unmistakably strong against them. Do not intensify bitterness Government should delay the Bills for some time at least
000006456

13.03.1919

00379 VICEROY, P.S. to 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

How can you admire "the angle of peace' when you are becoming the 'stormy Petrel'? Even we, 'the bureaucrats' will be sorry to see you come down from your heights You can easily misguide people. (Worth reading letter)
000006455

13.03.1919

00390 POLAK, H. S. L. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

You are entirely justified The Bills are "monstrous" I am not sleeping over South Africa affairs. I hope you will no longer experiment at the cost of your ability to serve your country.
000023862

14.03.1919

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 01342 NATESAN

1

Informs that such as Gandhiji would like to stay at his he will put up at another place to avoid putting him (the correspondent) in an awkward positions.
000011911

14.03.1919

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 01779 PARIKH, Narahari D.

3

Being hard pressed with work find no leisure to write. So you shall have to rest satisfied with short details. Second class travel has proved to be a boon to both Bapu and myself though every time Bapu counts difference between fares. My previous opinion about Ali Brothers was not quite correct. Experience of Nehru and Malaviya families described.
000006458

14.03.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

(1) To get the Bills withdrawn, (2) To ensure respect for our M.L. A. s (Member of Legislative Assembly) whose views have been flouted Return love for anger.
000011905

15.03.1919

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 01779 PARIKH, Narahari D.

5

Description of the meeting Bapu wants to teach me lecturing. I am having little confidence Preparations for the coming fight are going on. Breaking of Salt tax is also being considered.
000019821

15.03.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

Report of a public meeting in Bombay to protest against Rowlett Bills where in Gandhi's address was read by Mahadevbhai.
000009168

16.03.1919

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 01779 PARIKH, Narahari D.

2

Kaka's 'Brave Army' was rearranged by Bapu. Better if you can send quotations from my letters to Durga. Make a point to send me all cuttings on Satyagraha every week.
000006459

16.03.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

The Bills are bad but passive resistance is not the remedy Passive resistance cannot be applied as the aim of the Bill (repression of crime) is good (No alternative suggested)
000006460

18.03.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

Two, soul-stirring speeches " There are times when all you hold dear as life has to be given to obey the voice of conscience"- Gandhiji " Histories have been made by mad men" Naidu
000006461

18.03.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

4

Banned but clean literature like Hind Swaraj should be sold Only Individual Civil Disobedience at present. Unauthorised news sheets also
00006309A

19.03.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

6

Gandhiji advised them to be truthful and literate Even adults should learn 3 'Rs.' I love Tamilians
000006431

19.03.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

4

You awe duties not only to your family or to your Union but to your country. Enlarge your vision Try to know what India means.
000006462

19.03.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

2

 
000006463

20.03.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

(1) It will not lead to violence but will wean the violence party from violence (2) Yielding to public opinion enhances Government prestige.
000011904

22.03.1919

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 01779 PARIKH, Narahari D.

6

Describing at Length Madras experience states. The more I live with Bapuji the more dejected I feel about my fitness. Every moment of Bapuji is fully utilized. Realise my inability and unfitness to serve Bapu as secretary.
000006464

23.03.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 13285 BESANT, Annie (Mrs.)

3

Letters and reply Mrs. Besant agrees not to publish such reports as Gandhiji intends them to be confidential Mrs. Besant had taken the letter as ordinary news from one of Gandhiji's people
000006465

23.03.1919

07257 SUBRAMANIA K. S. AIYAR 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

I do not want to further displease Mrs. Besant; who thinks satyagraha a party-programme I took the pledge as a matter of painful duty.
000009159

23.03.1919

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 01779 PARIKH, Narahari D.

2

Everybody promises allegiance to Gandhiji. We leave for Tanjore and other places. Bapu thinks of a National Fast for all including non-passive-resisters. The day will be fixed after the bill becomes law.
000006467

23.03.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

Complete programme should not be put just yet. Let us watch the progress I have other laws such as Salt Act, Revenue Act for disobedience in my future programme (Gandhiji's reply to queries evidently -"Salt-breach" an old idea it seems)
000006466

23.03.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 07257 SUBRAMANIA K. S. AIYAR

1

Extremely grateful for your cordial note Will you tell Mrs. Annie Besant, that this is not a party movement? It will purify us all
000011903

24.03.1919

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 01779 PARIKH, Narahari D.

3

In Madras Gandhiji silenced opposition by convincing arguments. Now in Tanjore: A beautiful country.
000009171

24.03.1919

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 01779 PARIKH, Narahari D.

2

Fast is the foundation stone for the sacred struggle. This message must reach every body through meetings and writings. Mill hands also should cease working but no force should be used. The press also should propagate.
000006468

24.03.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

5

Report of the proceedings of a suit against Gandhi Manilal (Son of Gandhiji) for refusing to vacate his seat and go to the rear to make room for an European who was standing
000006471

24.03.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

7

After exhorting the audience to follow the satyagraha Prahlad,Gandhiji explains at length the manifesto (6469)
000006470

24.03.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

Even Government servants to fast.
000006469

24.03.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

3

(1) People should fast for 24 hours.(2) A Hartal be observed, (3) Meetings should be held to protest satyagraha is a pure movement
000006472

24.03.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

A covering letter requesting the addressee to get signatures from brave and peaceful Indians on the form attached (Issued from satyagraha camp)
000019812

24.03.1919

06979 Menon, Esther 06980 MAHADEVBHAI

2

Aspiring to give her birth right to India through her love and good feelings for India and her children, referring to Lord Christ's message of love says, that Bapu became for her the manifestation of the love of God, and so he came into her life as the living ideal for which she had been seeking for years.
000009170

25.03.1919

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 01779 PARIKH, Narahari D.

4

I have now to take complete notes of Gandhiji's lectures as what he speaks is translated sentence by sentence in Tamil. I feel the want of an assistant We often receive curious and valuable articles which I have to preserve - a duty I cannot discharge successfully. People here seem ready to follow without understanding. The struggle is to commence on the 7th.
000006473

25.03.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

Mrs. Naidu Sarojini will speak on "Rowlatt Bill and Satyagraha in Hindi on 27-3-1919 (Issued from Satyagraha camp at Nadiad)
000006474

25.03.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

7

Regretting inability to speak in Hindi or Tamil, Gandhi cited the instance of Valiamma of South Africa-fame the heroine and martyr. (Report taken down at the meeting by Mahadev Desaibhai) (Gandhiji's speech)
000006478

26.03.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 13340 GHATE

2

I shall advise them to offer satyagraha ,and join them (A confidential report of Gandhiji's talk with Sir D. Boulay
000006476

26.03.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 13339 SATYAGRAHA COMMITTEE

1

Hope committee approves (6469) We begin breach laws on 31st. Doing much work here My programme is ....
000006479

26.03.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

Support to Gandhiji's suggestions regarding fasting and prayer. Asceticism tones up the moral being in men we will observe the day though we will not offer satyagraha
000006475

26.03.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

5

In all his speeches he enjoins upon the observance of non-violence and dwells on the superiority of soul force (Also a printed report)
000006477

26.03.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

2

(Printed report of Gandhiji's speech at Tanjore see 6471)
000011831

27.03.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

Duplicate of 6470.
000006480

28.03.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

10

The temples indicate that we are deeply religious people; hence my religious appeal Follow, the South Africa Satyagrahis
000009169

29.03.1919

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 01779 PARIKH, Narahari D.

2

The struggle will commence on the 7th. Many do not distinguish between boycott and Swadeshi. This may lead to disruption, but it does not matter. I have no doubt about your reporting ability and maintain the same view even to-day.
000006481

29.03.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

6

After exhorting labour to be organised peacefully, Gandhiji nearly repeats the sentiments expressed in his previous speeches
000006482

29.03.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

The day of observance has been charged from 30th March to 6th April - To-morrow's programme is postponed (i.e. of 30th March)
000006483

30.03.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 13341 RANGASWAMI AIYANGER A.

4

(1) It prevents, not invites, Bolshevism which is materialistic.(2) Satyagraha can disobey amoral (i.e. non-moral) laws (3) He does not disobey but invites punishment and thus obeys.
00006484A

30.03.1919

00394 ANDREWS, C. F. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

Both Gurudev (Rabindranath Tagore) and I were sure that civil Disobedience alone could affect the Rowlatt Bills (and) that you would launch it. Mrs. Besant may have been slandered but this explosion of recrimination is inexcusable.
00006484B

30.03.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

56

Correspondence between Gandhiji, Barnes (Government of India Commerce Dept. ) Polak Petit Jahanagir,Editor- "TimesofIndia" (Sheppard) Soutah Africa Indians regarding holding of property and trade-licences.
000006484

30.03.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

It (Monster meeting at Madras ) unanimously passed resolution in favour of satyagraha and observance of 6th April. C. Rajagopalachari speakers. (H. =The Hindu)
000006488

01.04.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00394 ANDREWS, C. F.

11

An exposition and a touching appeal evidently an article by Gandhiji;- to take the vow and help the poor.
000006489

01.04.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00394 ANDREWS, C. F.

2

The entrustment of the selection (of the laws to be broken) to a committee not being a matter of conscience is not improper
000011902

01.04.1919

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 01779 PARIKH, Narahari D.

3

Four to five gevs are obtained C. Rajagopalachariar, Dr. Rajan etc. Vijaya Raghavachariar is a failure:
000006485

01.04.1919

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10

Rules etc. of the Swadeshi Sabha (President M.K. Gandhi) and text of the Pure, Mixed and Third.... vow and a form for signature:
000006486

01.04.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

Text of the vows and signature form in Gujarati
000006487

01.04.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

2

List of First members who signed the Swadeshi pledge. Definition of Khadi for the first time.
000011901

02.04.1919

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 01779 PARIKH, Narahari D.

2

Majmudar's analysis is very forceful and truthful Bapu seems evolving every minute. I feel that no incarnation could be superior to Bapuji though he has not yet attained perfection. We are fortunate indeed to have come in touch with such a saintly personality.
000006490

02.04.1919

01131 POLAK, Millie Graham (Mrs.) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

8

Mrs. Polak (Millie Graham) 's loving cordial letter dealing with domestic affairs and expressing joy at being at home (at London)
000006496

03.04.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 13348 AIYANGAR, Kasturi Ranga

1

If we remain true to our pledge We will secure withdrawal Rowlatt laws. Avoid passion Keep cool. No coercion.
000006492

03.04.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 14175 VELKAR (Dr.)

1

If you do not believe in the prison-door being a gate-way of to freedom you can freely resign. My views are fixed and not new.
000006497

03.04.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01397 ANSARI, M. A. (DR.)

1

You shall certainly go to England Please wire date departure -Gandhi
000006495

03.04.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01328 MALAVIYA

1

I hope you (and) other leaders will speak out frankly on the event The blood of the innocents lays a heavy responsibility on us.
000006494

03.04.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00411 SHRADDHANAND (Swami)

1

For exemplary patience and courage in opposing Rowlatt (Bills) laws We may have to shed more such innocent blood.
000009172

03.04.1919

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 01779 PARIKH, Narahari D.

2

Indulal has complained that they are not informed of Bapu's movements. Bapu has sent a letter to the press regarding Government atrocities at Delhi has telegraphed Malaviyaji and Shastriar to raise their protest and congratulated Shraddanandji and people of Delhi.
000006491

03.04.1919

00390 POLAK, H. S. L. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

Report of a confidential talk with Polak Montague views the situation very gravely, but is helpless on account of the Viceroy
000006498

03.04.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 05381 PRASAD, Rajendra

1

Am here at least week- Gandhi
000006493

03.04.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 06877 SHASTRI, Shaligram

1

Does not Delhi tragedy require you, others to speak out and condemn ? Hope you denounce Delhi Police methods regarding Rowlatt Bills.
000006500

04.04.1919

04051 AIYANGAR, A. Rangaswami 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Rangaswamy; send message. Gandhiji; Hope the Presidency that produced valiamma etc. will not quail before sacrifice. Britishers bow only before sacrifice Ours a nobler cause than war.
000027137

04.04.1919

08552 GOVERNMENT OF PUNJAB 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Order the Government of Punjab prohibits entry into the Punjab.
000011900

04.04.1919

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 01779 PARIKH, Narahari D.

2

Gives idea of Besant's mischief and lukewain or ununderstandable attitude of Tagore's. Andrew's and Polak's. Bapu's appre hensions Delhi bloodshed are subsiding by the pouring news about people's sherdiness.
000006499

04.04.1919

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2

A handbill of instructions and programme. Insistence on truth and non-violence Satyagraha a religious movement
000006502

05.04.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00411 SHRADDHANAND (Swami)

1

Wire if dependents of killed and wounded require support and if you have collected anything for them
000011899

05.04.1919

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 01779 PARIKH, Narahari D.

4

Feel no worry about what will happen after Bapu's arrest. He thinks even the cowards will gather courage. Jamnadas is ashamed of his temporary cowardice and has declared in papers that he is as staunch a Satyagrahi as before:
000006503

05.04.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 05381 PRASAD, Rajendra

1

Thanks your decision relieves me. What about Haq. (Mazharal), Brijkishore and company?
000006504

06.04.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00411 SHRADDHANAND (Swami)

1

Hope leave Tuesday for Delhi Will that do?
000009174

06.04.1919

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 01779 PARIKH, Narahari D.

1

It is a tribute to our organising capacity to notice a multitude of two lacs marching and dispersing peacefully. Due to heavy work and cough I am not well.
000006505

06.04.1919

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9

Even accepting the Government version, firing was unjustified viz. no firing when Gandhiji was lynched in Durban. A glorious beginning such as this will lead us on, but we must at present offer individual civil Disobedience
000006508

07.04.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 14176 SHSHI RUDRA & SATYAPAL

2

Reaching there Wednesday (9th April 1919) Punjab Mail. Copies to Rajendra Prasad and Rajgopalchariar
000011753

07.04.1919

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 01057 PATEL, Vallabhbhai (Sardar)

8

Bapu received order not to enter Delhi Punjab Restrict himself Bombay. Disobeyed arrested. Call public meeting immediately and declare his message "Satyagrahi Gujarat can but serve me by doing what I have done etc.
000011751

07.04.1919

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 00660 GANDHI, Manilal

2

Bapu served order not to enter Delhi Punjab. Restrict himself Bombay. Disobeyed. Arrested Asking you not to be distressed. Corry on work Do not resent his imprisonment
000011695

07.04.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

Cyclostyled copy of Satyagrahi pamphlet 1st issue.
000006506

07.04.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

4

Statement of several Muslims that the Police charged on absolutely peaceful procession and wounded some
000011752

07.04.1919

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 06036 SATYAGRAHA ASHRAM

2

Received order with greatest joy. Desires all Ashramites to exult in this glad tidings and to carry on work.
000006510

08.04.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 11026 POLICE COMMISSIONER

2

The statement of the leaders categorically denies your charges, and asserts that they were peaceful and obedient
000006509

08.04.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01098 DAS, CHITTA RANJAN

3

Papers report mob-violence State facts Departure from truth, non-violence will damn movement etc.
000011898

08.04.1919

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 01779 PARIKH, Narahari D.

3

Jubilant description of selling the proscribed booklet "Hind Swaraj" by Bapuji and others. Proposal to tour Delhi Bengal etc.
000011897

08.04.1919

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 00898 GANDHI, Maganlal K.

4

On moved to joyful fears on reading about the brilliant part played by our Ashramites youths. Eager to hear about female exploits. Bapus is at his best Has been foiling for 14-15 hours a day please send "Makardhwaj" required for Bapu for my use.
000006507

08.04.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 02653 RAHIMTOOLA, Ibrahim (Sir)

1

I have taken a signed statement merely to prevent undeserved blame on the people where the police was to blame
000006501

08.04.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 05381 PRASAD, Rajendra

1

Reaching Delhi to-morrow Shall wire thence.
000006514

09.04.1919

13360 CHIEF COMMISSIONER 13361 SENIOR SUPDT. OF POLICE

2

Though M.K. Gandhi cannot be at present permitted to enter the Punjab, he may be allowed later on an undertaking to refrain from law breaking and promoting it. Government hopes he will quietly go to Bombay.
000006511

09.04.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 13358 GHATE, O. B.

1

Too overwhelmed to write Proceeding Delhi Sending thence important letter with detailed opinion
000011692

09.04.1919

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 00898 GANDHI, Maganlal K.

1

Bapuji has written to Ambalalbhai for finances hearing from him, intimate to him your requirements. If he fails, resort to begging.
000006513

09.04.1919

08552 GOVERNMENT OF PUNJAB 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Original text of the order issued under Rule 3 of the Defence of India Rules, directing M.K. Gandhi to forthwith return to Bombay and reside with Bombay Presidency until further order. Gandhiji's reply (in his own hand) I regret am unable to comply
000011693

09.04.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

2

On the eve of arrest. Asks people to remain non-violent and work for communal unity.
000006133

09.04.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

Also a draft of a vow that every Hindu and Muslim should take to promote Hindu-Muslim Unity. His views on "Vows" also[ Article by Gandhi]
000006512

09.04.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

A hand-bill notifying the speech of "South Africa hero" Imam Saheb Bawazir on the 11th inst. breach of railway lines on 11th)
000024288

10.04.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 10416 DAYALJI AND KALYANJI

2

Because of his our programme will have to be altered.
000006515

10.04.1919

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 01057 PATEL, Vallabhbhai (Sardar)

1

Gandhiji arrested for disobeying order. Gandhiji happiest His message; I have got what I sought Abjure violence Satyagraha is our Kamadhenu All should take Swadeshi, Hindu Muslim Unity vows etc.
000006517

10.04.1919

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 00390 POLAK, H. S. L.

1

"English great nation; have borne untold suffering and will respond to courage and suffering etc.( A summery of 6515)
000011746

10.04.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

7

Duplicate of 6519
000011694

10.04.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

2

Cyclostyled copy of issue dated 10-4-1919 and 17-4-1919.
000006519

10.04.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

5

A graphic description of the whole episode and Mahadev Desai's exhortation to the country regarding its duty after Gandhiji's arrest.
000006516

10.04.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

(A Gujarati verbatim translation of the above; Notice by Vallabhbhai Patel Secretary of Satyagraha Sabha)
000006520

10.04.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

9

The same as above in Gujarati, but in addition, it contains Gandhiji's message in full ( In Mahadev Desai's handwriting )
000006518

11.04.1919

05381 PRASAD, Rajendra 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Sent through Dr. Mehta ; as token of my respects for the good work you have done for the country
000006521

11.04.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

Gandhiji condemns violence If Englishmen were injured or killed, it is a great blot on Satyagraha. I may have to offer satyagraha against ourselves.
000006523

12.04.1919

01401 TAGORE, Rabindranath 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

A very beautiful dissertation on passive resistance on returning love for hatred, great praise for Gandhiji and than two poems on Faith, love courage etc. [Original in trust letter file]
000026349

12.04.1919

01401 TAGORE, Rabindranath 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

Same as P. 6523
000006525

12.04.1919

00730 RUSTOMJEE, Parsee 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Give 200 bags of rice and to 200 poorest families I wish you all success in satyagraha Hope you will serve England and India
000006522

12.04.1919

13364 SASTRI, V. S. Srinivasa 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Relieved you are back and free, Regrettable demonstrations in north- India perhaps avoidable All happens for best. (on the back Mahadev Desai's wire appealing to Shastri to fill the breach due to Gandhiji's arrest)
000006526

13.04.1919

00577 CHATFIELD, G. E. (Collector, Ahmedabad) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

5

Text of the Military Order prescribing routes to different localities and strictly requiring troops to let people go to the meeting at Satyagrahashram. All to return before 7 p.m.
000006527

13.04.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

"If you wish to save my life and elevate our country through satyagraha, be law-abiding. Public meeting will be held (Issued by Nadiad satyagraha office)
000006528

13.04.1919

13367 OGDEN J. B. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

A missionary and sincere appeal to Gandhiji to wage a crusade against the evils. Every true missionary will back him
000006539

13.04.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

We have some back here: Ansuyaben was never arrested I was released on Friday and treated very well Attend meeting to-morrow.
000006529

13.04.1919

01884 PETAVEL, J. W. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

8

As I forecasted evil-forces have been let loose by your way. I myself being attacked by a crowd. The solution is popular education
000006530

14.04.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00379 VICEROY, P.S. to

8

(1) I overcalculculated the measure of permeation of satyagraha, (2) My unnecessary arrest, (3) Resentment regarding Turkey Release Ali- Brothers (4) Rowlatt Act should be withdrawn
000006532

14.04.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01463 RAHIMTOOLA, Ibrahim (Sir)

5

After giving causes of the trouble, Gandhiji urges that no punitive measures be taken and no prosecution undertaken . The riots were not due to satyagraha, but to my arrest Rowlatt Acts etc.
000006531

14.04.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00577 CHATFIELD, G. E. (Collector, Ahmedabad)

1

Some men and women were killed yesterday without just cause. Will you give me the true facts?
000006524

14.04.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

They were entirely opposed to satyagraha which admitted of non-violence I had over calculated the chances of satyagraha being understood by the masses Clever men were behind
000006536

14.04.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

4

A memorable speech worthy of Gandhiji. Had you rather stabbed, I would have been happier. I must atone for this crime by a 72 hours' fast. I am most responsible among us etc.
000006533

15.04.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 13123 TIMES OF INDIA

6

A detailed letter (Worth perusal) citing instances of military excesses giving causes of the riot and the occasion of the 'the criminal blunder' in arresting Gandhiji
000006535

15.04.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00577 CHATFIELD, G. E. (Collector, Ahmedabad)

1

Probably there was only one English death. Will you give me names and addresses of others? if any as I want to help their families?
000006534

15.04.1919

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10

 
000006540

16.04.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 13370 COMMISSIONER

1

The following is my programme I am anxious that people be saturated with "peace" before recommend my "offensive" I will co-operate with Government for establishing peace.
000006542

16.04.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00577 CHATFIELD, G. E. (Collector, Ahmedabad)

1

I recognise the force of what you say in your last paragraph (direct complaints) and I shall give effect to it.
000006543

16.04.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00577 CHATFIELD, G. E. (Collector, Ahmedabad)

1

Will you post a few police at shahpur where 'badmashes' worry people? I will render service even though unwanted by Government
000006541

16.04.1919

00577 CHATFIELD, G. E. (Collector, Ahmedabad) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Thanks for the many kind things said in your letter. The murdered sergeant's name is Frazer. Your thought is kindly and timely. Am too busy to listen to any but direct complaints
000006538

16.04.1919

13370 COMMISSIONER 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

In view of the present condition of public feeling I would be much obliged if you would let me know your tour -programme if any
000006537

16.04.1919

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4

It is part of our penance. Violence only breeds violence and fails My release not due to violence We must first help English families
000006545

17.04.1919

00471 HORNIMAN, B. G. 13438 SATYAGRAHA SABHA

1

I feel very strongly that in view of the gross misuse by unscrupulous elements of satyagraha agitation it should be suspended.
000006544

17.04.1919

06884 SASTRI, V. S. Srinivasa 00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

4

I do not deserve it, as I opposed your Guru (Gandhiji) but you follow "Love your enemies" maxim but it is misapplied in politics where your work will perish-not perish but remain light etc.
000006546

17.04.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00411 SHRADDHANAND (Swami)

7

Even non-satyagrahis when they join satyagrahi should refrain from violence at all times. Satyagraha can never be "abandoned"[A remarkable letter in which Gandhiji unburdens himself]
000011832

17.04.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

Against unauthorised publications. Instructions and guidance regarding happenings at Ahmedabad.
000011834

17.04.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

2

Satyagraha leaflet nos. 2 and 3 in which Gandhiji expounds the principles of Satyagraha with warning not to believe in unauthorised literature:
000011833

17.04.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

2

Issued by Satyagraha Sabha Bombay in the matter of taking signatures on the pledge form of Satyagraha against Rowlatt bills.
000006548

18.04.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 13438 SATYAGRAHA SABHA

4

In recommending it I must state that my faith in it has only increased but at present we must inculcate satyagraha mentality among people.
000023851

18.04.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01342 NATESAN

1

Informs that Civil Disobedience movement is suspended but preaching of truth and non-violence continues.
000006547

18.04.1919

00394 ANDREWS, C. F. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

A beautiful and forceful plea against Gandhiji's method chaining himself and others by taking vows. A love letter still
000006550

19.04.1919

13375 I. P. MISSION HIGH SCHOOL 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

5

An appeal to stop passive resistance (as the Indian masses are not yet ready for such spiritual methods) and to forward a monster petition
000006556

19.04.1919

13380 SUNDARALAL 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

All agreed only one class member and everything You advised Please send instructions if any. (Mahatma)
000006549

19.04.1919

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4

It means insistence on truth and utilization of the force derived from it is the law of love - the law the permeates us all
000006552

20.04.1919

13376 JASHWANTARI & SONS 08446 PANDITJI

5

Two letters relating Amritsar Jallianwala Bagh Tragedy and one telegram relating Lahore firing (Amritsar, letter by Kotumal and Lahore by Govardhandas)
000006551

20.04.1919

00379 VICEROY, P.S. to 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

8

How can Government control "brains behind violence" and satisfy the sage of Sabarmati also? The Viceroy and I am very sorry the exclusion order on you. You have done almost incredible work to calm people. Exclusion order bad etc.
000006553

21.04.1919

13378 DESAI, KRISHNARAO 00853 BANKER, Shankerlal G.

1

Shankerlal, secretary, Home Rule League, arrested. Wants engage Velenkar see settle Lowest charges.
000006555

21.04.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00577 CHATFIELD, G. E. (Collector, Ahmedabad)

2

They have been made to pay from their wages. Water-rate to all earning more than 7 Rupees will thus hit doubly.
000006554

21.04.1919

00618 ABDUL BARI [Maulana)] 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Your firmness is laudable as a movement of this unity, If God willing you will not be sacrificed in future: God grant success.
000006557

22.04.1919

14177 RICHY (Mrs.) 02050 CHAUDHRANI, Saraladevi

5

Correspondence demanding compulsory resignation of Saraladevi Chaudhrani from Lahore Purdah club which has official patronage
000006558

23.04.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 13375 I. P. MISSION HIGH SCHOOL

1

I have anticipated your advice an suspended satyagraha Will you sign the pledge? No country can live honourably without swadeshi
000006559

23.04.1919

13383 FAERING, Esther (Miss) 10548 DESAI, Mahadev & GANDHI, M. K.

9

Two ennobling and soul-stirring letters expressing adoration for Bapu (Gandhi) as equal to Christ and requiring "us all" to follow his ideals ( Love letters both of an adorning sister)
000006561

23.04.1919

00390 POLAK, H. S. L. 00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

1

Gandhi must have been almost killed by the abuse of passive resistance The Government seems to have most incompetently treated the question
000006560

23.04.1919

14179 CHINAI CHIMANLAL 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

On account of the present arrests, Master Bhogilal was afraid and so he has destroyed the receipt-book of satyagraha Fund.
000006563

24.04.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00577 CHATFIELD, G. E. (Collector, Ahmedabad)

2

Through some bungling by me, I find that the leaflets have not been sent to you, which I do now (Posting undespatched copies of satyagraha leaflets.)
000019815

24.04.1919

10250 SORABJI A.SOGU 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

A petty Government servant in Ahmedabad having lost his property as a result of hooliganism in Ahmedabad appeals to Gandhi for assistance.
000006564

24.04.1919

00394 ANDREWS, C. F. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

After describing his own successful efforts for peace, Andrew C.F. praised Barron, a Government official for sobriety But for Delhi firing on 30 the March , the Punjab would not have flared up.
000006562

24.04.1919

13375 I. P. MISSION HIGH SCHOOL 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

"True" swadeshi i.e.. preference to Indian goods is acceptable if price and quality are there, and the Viceroy even will accept it.
000011895

25.04.1919

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 01779 PARIKH, Narahari D.

2

Collector "Myself a more nonentity, am enamoured of your doings." Interviewed the prisoners and advised them to acknowledge guilt. In train mocked at your "Swantra Mantra" pointing out various errors.
000006565

25.04.1919

01339 DHRUWA, ANANDSHANKAR 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

I am loath to "thank" you for your three visits as you have too much love for me to let me be formed You are now beginning to shine "(satyanishtha" Gandhiji)
000006568

26.04.1919

00394 ANDREWS, C. F. 00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

4

The situation was saved by Mr. Barron's gentlemanly behaviour, and by Swamiji's wonderful personality (Swamiji-ie. Sharddhanandji Swami)
000011836

26.04.1919

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2

This is as a touch stone of Satyagraha move. Observe non-violence thereby work for his retain.
000006578

26.04.1919

13393 BIHAR PLANTERS ASSOCIATION 07997 HOME DEPARTMENT, Secretary

1

Firm action in the Punjab saved the situation there the supineness of Government of India will lead to disaster, Gandhi a dangerous demagogue cleverly hiding his anti European movement by phrases. (Gandhiji's letter to Wilson, printed in the pioneer of 1-5-1919 "Time will show the error of your judgement")
000009165

27.04.1919

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 01779 PARIKH, Narahari D.

1

They talked for 2 1/2 hours and I was on tenter hooks. Horniman is still here:
000009166

27.04.1919

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10

I never believed in the theory of 'born genius'. I had ideals more than one I believe that the students pick up vices more easily than virtues from teachers. Once I felt old and wanted to commit suicide but my legal practice made me feel young. I think myself unfit as teacher. [Then he gives a list of subjects he attempted to learn and a list of his experience of different lines of occupation.
000006572

27.04.1919

00471 HORNIMAN, B. G. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

"I have been rushed off without notice" "Au Revoir" I ask your blessings God, speed you in your work for India
000006566

27.04.1919

00379 VICEROY, P.S. to 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

"Instructions" have been issued which are "secret" but which I assure would have fully satisfied you if you could have seen them
000006567

27.04.1919

00515 ABDUL BARI [Maulana)] 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

A Hindu and Muslim commission should be formed which should tour all over India , and find out all cause for likely conflict so as to remove them
000006570

28.04.1919

14180 DURBAN INDIAN PUBLIC, Chairman 13850 INTERIOR DEPARTMENT (E.F.C. Lane)

1

(1) Political franchise as in the cape, should be given(2) Free inter-colonial migration (3) Transvaal Indians should be allowed to own property
000011696

28.04.1919

00402 RAJAGOPALACHARI, C. 00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

4

My journey uneventful people here are likely to go to sleep unless Gandhiji sends a message I am glad I visited Bombay and the Ashram Please keep me informed of the developments.
000011837

28.04.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

2

Leaflet no.7 outlining methods by which sympathy with Horniman can be expressed.
000006574

29.04.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 10453 GOVERNMENT BOMBAY, P.S. to

2

Gandhiji's grave warning The unjustified deportation of Horniman (Editor of "Bombay Chronicle") the censorship of his paper, the arrest in Sind and rumoured would be arrest of Bombay satyagrahis portend evil I or satyagraha will not be responsible for consequences.
000006571

29.04.1919

00506 FAERING, Esther (Miss) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

7

She asks permission to publish the enclosed article on Gandhiji knowing full well it would mean her banishment from India The article calls Gandhiji a saint and one who copied Christ best.
000006569

29.04.1919

00394 ANDREWS, C. F. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

8

I said our moral prestige was at the Nadir ,that, as G says. We believe in brute-force, that we have repeatedly broken promises and demanded repeal of Rowlatt Act. release of Ali-brothers.
000006576

30.04.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 10453 GOVERNMENT BOMBAY, P.S. to

1

Unless his official position precludes him, I would esteem it as if extreme importance if His Excellency (Governor of Bombay) signed the pledge.
000006575

30.04.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 13123 TIMES OF INDIA

1

I am anxious to have English signatories to emphasis the fact the vow is not taken as a retaliatory measure
000006577

30.04.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 13392 KARACHI, BROTHERS & SISTERS OF

2

The essence of Satyagraha is that we never resort to violence as that will kill our struggle
000026422

30.04.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01401 TAGORE, Rabindranath

2

Duplicate of P. 23910
000006573

30.04.1919

00394 ANDREWS, C. F. 00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

8

"His Himalayan Blunder" is his greatest victory- just like Gokhale' apology or Gurudev's turning away from swadeshi movement Has he not left out of sight the unbearable provocation from Government ? (Andrew's four Gods (1) The Poet, (2) Rudra (3) shraddhanand (4) and Gandhiji
000011894

30.04.1919

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 01779 PARIKH, Narahari D.

2

Letters full of abuses pour in everyday Horniman has been forgotten like a dead dog. Gandhiji is talked of as an unpaid Jamadar of Government. Gandhiji is on trial Esther's letter full of fragrance indeed.
000006580

01.05.1919

13395 BOMBAY, Citizens of 01294 GOVERNOR OF BOMBAY

3

The three acts show a spirit of revenge Horniman B.G. (Editor Bombay Chronicle) was a prop to Government and people They are a hindrance to our peace efforts.
000006612

01.05.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00000 "BLANK"

1

I want to live at peace with Englishmen, and the world. But I want peace with honour and that can be attained only through satyagraha.
000019817

01.05.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

4

Matter of an article in Young India in connection with the Martial law. Regime in Punjab under heading 'What an Eye-Witness says'.
000006579

01.05.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

Find out the educated leaders behind Riots due to preaching of disobedience. Oppose passive resistance Rowlatt Act. is good and necessary.
000006632

01.05.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

3

Instances of shocking misrule, cruelty, and lust of the Nazam. Whole properties confiscated. Woman dishonoured etc. "400 Wives" - Gandhiji.
00006633A

02.05.1919

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 00899 GANDHI, Maganlal K.

2

Gandhiji used the word 'design not conspirancy. Government for its own ends has extracted a meaning favourable to it Gandhuji meant that some clever people saw a good chance and helped rioting
000009173

02.05.1919

01779 PARIKH, Narahari D. 00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

7

Four days ago I went to Majmudar's . According to him Bapu is born with Divine power and has intuition. He is a saviour for the poor. He will some day, like other prophets, be shot dead by an Indian. Government servants ,here, try to cause disruption in villages and create troubles. Durga is doing well.
000009175

02.05.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01783 SABARMATI ASHRAM LEADERS

15

I expect you to understand the implications of the impending fast. It is against all co. workers who are either lukewarm or apathetic; in the fight to eradicate untouchability and Ashram leaders are included in these workers. I expect to lead the purest life or leave the Ashram. I also expect to continue the chain of fast and lay down their lives if necessary.
000006581

02.05.1919

13123 TIMES OF INDIA 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

Though sincerely sympathising with swadeshi movement and even the cottage industry movement, I have my own methods to help it (He believes in co-operative societies)
000006582

02.05.1919

13228 NATARAJAN (India Committee) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Under the circumstance you mention I hasten to say that I cannot be a contributor I have enough work with my own papers
000006583

03.05.1919

01089 SHRADDHANAND SANYASHI 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

7

Though revering you I cannot agree with you regarding your silence about Govt's misdeeds The calm you want is impossible to attain
000006584

03.05.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

5

Text of the order and story of the annoying watch of the police through out the travel letter and wires confidential (2 copies)
000006586

04.05.1919

13399 ADVANI, Devidas B. 13400 KRIPALANI ,JIVATRAM

2

The arrest and prosecutions were instructed to create panic but fortunately no disturbance.
000006587

04.05.1919

13401 ADVANI, D. B. 00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

2

The pamphlet is not issued by the Sabha, though legally I am the printer. As I do not agree with it, I shall defend myself.
000006585

04.05.1919

01323 FAERING, Esther (Miss) 00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

2

I should rather several year in prison than leave India. I am a bad beginner in the lesson of satyagraha .
000006590

05.05.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 14183 DEPUTYINSPECTOR GEN. OF POLICE

2

I am torn to pieces for it By "educated" men behind riots, I meant only "literate" in Gujarati - not "highly educated" like vakils by organised manner and "design" I meant impromptu organisation
000006589

05.05.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00379 VICEROY, P.S. to

2

You cannot prevent Bolshevism or violence without endorsing the doctrine of satyagraha. Holy places must be restored.
000006588

05.05.1919

13402 SHAH, Fulchand Bapuji 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

10

Herewith the report on the atrocities by soldiers on man and women Also signed affidavits by a woman victim and witness.
000006592

06.05.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09563 COMMISSIONER OF POLICE

1

I hope you read them I draw your attention to yesterday's leaflet declaring Hartal on Sunday Hope all will go well
000006591

06.05.1919

00394 ANDREWS, C. F. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

I seriously think of going to the Punjab to know the facts, Barodada (Poets' elder brother) and the Poet send you blessing Ramanad babu (Editor of 'Modern Review') claimed for publication the letter that was to be a gift of joy to you
000006595

07.05.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 14184 ROW (Mr.)

2

Can you give me details of the late Mr. Frazer? Was he your adopted son. Mrs. Row's note "You Indians devil My son's blood on you"!
000009158

07.05.1919

01782 MASHRUWALA, Kishorelal G. 00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

3

There is a funny description of Gandhiji, in the "Looker on". The proposed fast will not meet with much approval as the next day is Agiaras and the previous enthusiasm in matter of fast has waned. We shall be pleased if Bapuji can be here on the foundation day of the School.
000006593

07.05.1919

00379 VICEROY, P.S. to 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

Militarily it is midsummer madness But if owing to intrigues in India The situation is prolonged You will realise the danger Can you help us ? You can stabilise "Indian Opinion"
000006594

07.05.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

2

He hopes to conquer India with the aid of Bolshevists- a diabolical party that nationalises women. So we must be loyal to those whom God has appointed to rule over us.
000006598

08.05.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 13340 GHATE

1

It is unrestrained in language and is an overstatement. They should state minimum demands What is their view of Afghanistan?
000006597

08.05.1919

00394 ANDREWS, C. F. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

It was cowardly of me not to have gone earlier I am doing PRAYASCHITTA You see the poet (Rabindranath Tagore) and I cannot take vows as we break them (Ref. to swadeshi vow)
000006596

08.05.1919

00488 VYAS, Manilal Jadavji 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

For following satyagraha I am brought here, and still watched I do not care But what should I do?
000006602

09.05.1919

14186 MAHOMED ALI & SHAUKAT ALI 00581 CHIEF COMMISSIONER OF C. P.

4

If our demands remain unheeded we shall leave India and ask other to do so. Meanwhile we hereby break Defence of India Act though we shall continue to live in Chhindwara
000006599

09.05.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00410 GRIFFITH, F. C. [I.G.of Police]

2

The leaflet herewith sent shows my compliance I take all possible precautions, to avoid disturbance, but I cannot advice opening of shops.
000006616

09.05.1919

01395 SHRADDHANAND 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

You do not consult those thousands who staked their all for you. If, as you say Government maintains peace by its power, when you start satyagraha, it is not satyagraha but handing the people to Government "You cannot create necessary peaceful atmosphere in 2 months".
000006423

09.05.1919

14217 JOSHI, Girija Shankar & Harishankar 03268 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

4

Passive Resistance of (1) Prahlad (2) Sudhanva (3) Mirabai etc. (4) Sitaji... Presumably in response to Gandhiji's request.
000006601

09.05.1919

14186 MAHOMED ALI & SHAUKAT ALI 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

5

Enclosed notice to the chief commissioner of Central Province(C.P.) Our demands are minimum, namely not an inch of Holy Land to go to the outsider We are free but God knows how long! (Gandhiji a "Friend, philosopher and guide" to Ali-brothers.)
000006608

09.05.1919

13413 WELLS M. (Rev.) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

What are your views about Christianity and its effects on Indian situation ?
000006600

09.05.1919

13408 POLICE SURGEON 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

One A.R. ( .....) says he has presented you a car, has Rs. 150,000 and can get Rs. 5000/- from you if he wrote to you what are the facts? Gandhiji;- No such thing. But quite likely our list has more than one mad man.
00006605D

10.05.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00775 BESANT, Annie (Mrs.)

2

Subramania was never persuaded. He took it after full delibaration. You have changed. Were you like all reformers not a law-breaker?
00006605A

10.05.1919

00775 BESANT, Annie (Mrs.) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Subramaniam desires me to intimate that he withdraws from the pledge of civil disobedience as he was misled into taking it (Private)
000011698

10.05.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01923 BESANT, Annie ?

2

Copy of 6605-D.
000011697

10.05.1919

01923 BESANT, Annie ? 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Copy of 6605-A.
000006633

10.05.1919

00394 ANDREWS, C. F. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

I was urged by Hakim Saheb, Rudra, and Swamiji to go to Simla, before they decide anything about Punjab. The Afghan minare will get serious when peace terms with Turkey are known
000006603

10.05.1919

00515 ABDUL BARI [Maulana)] 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

A monster petition with several lakhs of signatures is prepared. Satyagraha and not religious movement, is practicable. Sta tement of Muslim demands
000006604

10.05.1919

13411 MODERATE CONFERENCE, President 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

I solicit your consent for the manifesto which advises complete cessation of satyagraha and restoration of civil law in Punjab
000006606

11.05.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00379 VICEROY, P.S. to

1

At the services of the Government for internal peace. I will do my best but work be considerably smoothened by a satisfactory declaration on Muslim Question, and repeal of Rowlatt Act.
000011896

11.05.1919

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 01779 PARIKH, Narahari D.

2

Intimated Bapu's views about the attitude that the Ashramites should adopt in identifying the culprits on the riots. Afghan question nothing can be done unless issue of Muslim unrest and Rowlett bill are Solved.
00006605B

11.05.1919

13337 BESANT, Annie (Mrs.) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Annie Besant's charged attitude to civil disobedience movement. I am not charged nor lack in courage.
00006605C

11.05.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 06589 SUBRAMANIAM ACHARY T. A.

1

Do you agree wit it? How can any pledge cause deviation from truth?
00006608A

12.05.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 13413 WELLS M. (Rev.)

2

Christ was an "Avatar" like Buddha, Mahomad etc. but not a saviour satyagraha is an extension of ancient teaching. There are no secret Christians.
000006607

12.05.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

9

Unless the Muslim demands regarding Holy Places etc, are granted, no Muslim will help Britain in defence of India against Afghan (Sent to "Young India" for publication, but not published)
000006610

13.05.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00872 TYABJI, Abbas S.

2

I should share your congratulations to me in keeping you at Lahore with Mrs. Tyabji and "Your great daughter" Tribute to the Tyabji Family - "Which adorns the nation".
000006611

14.05.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09563 COMMISSIONER OF POLICE

2

Government view that sale of reprints of my banned books is not illegal is, correct, as i found afterwards. But I did not wish to give long explanations to the public.
00006615A

14.05.1919

14187 NORTON 02050 CHAUDHRANI, Saraladevi

1

Forbidden entry into the area hence cannot accept brief to defend your husband.
000006614

15.05.1919

01664 ZAHID ALI 00500 YOUNG INDIA

9

Our interment makes it impossible for us to contest the legality of the order, proscribing our representation. Kindly arrange to make facilities for our coming to Bombay to contest your order ( Also correspondence regarding seizure of the copies of the representation*)
000006613

15.05.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00379 VICEROY, P.S. to

1

Goverdhandas arrested and refused bail. His Vakil not allowed. See order. Mesrs Norton and Ray refused permission defend "Tribune" etc.
000012030

15.05.1919

02806 PENNSYLVANIAN 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

An open letter asking Gandhiji to take to constructive work and give up fighting Government "A moral Revolution".
00007393A

15.05.1919

00394 ANDREWS, C. F. 00000 "BLANK"

2

Fiji Indians support Andrews report and condemnds Eropean Attitude.[Signed by D.M.Manilal and others]
00006614A

15.05.1919

       

1

 
000007393

15.05.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

87

 
000006615

16.05.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00379 VICEROY, P.S. to

1

I do not know what to believe. But the arrest of Gorvedhands and ban against Norton are a shock. A full inquiry is needed.
00006615D

16.05.1919

02050 CHAUDHRANI, Saraladevi 01423 VARIOUS PERSONS

2

Please exert your influence to permit counsel from outside or to transfer the case to another province.
00006615E

16.05.1919

14655 MANT R. A. 02050 CHAUDHRANI, Saraladevi

1

Please refer to Home Dept.
00006615F

16.05.1919

14191 MESTON. JAMES 02050 CHAUDHRANI, Saraladevi

2

I am forwarding your letter to the Home Dept. to which it concerns.
00006615B

18.05.1919

02050 CHAUDHRANI, Saraladevi 14188 DIVISIONAL COMMANDANT

1

I request you to remove ban or Norton's entry as local barrister refuses to take up the case.
00006615C

18.05.1919

02050 CHAUDHRANI, Saraladevi 14189 MAHMAD SHAFI ?

1

Please undertake his defence as there is none else who can do it. ( On the back of 6615B)
00006615G

18.05.1919

14189 MAHMAD SHAFI ? 02050 CHAUDHRANI, Saraladevi

1

I cannot defend as I am otherwise engaged and as I am a witness for the prosecution.
000027882

19.05.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08607 PARIKH, Maniben

2

Condolences. His was a happy death for he did not have to take service from anybody.
00006615I

19.05.1919

02050 CHAUDHRANI, Saraladevi 14656 VICEROY WILLIAM (VICEROY)

1

Anxiously awaiting reply to my petition.
00006615H

19.05.1919

02050 CHAUDHRANI, Saraladevi 13335 VICEROY, P. S. to

1

Anxiously awaiting reply to my petition.
000006605

19.05.1919

07257 SUBRAMANIA K. S. AIYAR 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

Subramaniam admits vow was taken without any coercion. None to blame Withdraws himself Dr. Subraminiam's veneration for Gandhiji an Annie Besant
00006615J

20.05.1919

14656 VICEROY WILLIAM (VICEROY) 02050 CHAUDHRANI, Saraladevi

4

Viceroy has no power to sanction transfer of case (the case) permitting outside counsel in the hands of the Military Government etc.
000006618

21.05.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 14193 SHRADDHANAND (Swami) & OTHERS

1

A small informal private conference of satyagrahis from different centres is proposed. Can your province send one or more deputy?
000006609

21.05.1919

14186 MAHOMED ALI & SHAUKAT ALI 00500 YOUNG INDIA

3

We want to appeal against the Government order, but being interned, we cannot come to Bombay. Will people help the printer who suffers so much ? (The representation of 24th was proscribed PRAHABANDHU dt. 11-5-1919 page 18).
00006615K

21.05.1919

14188 DIVISIONAL COMMANDANT 02050 CHAUDHRANI, Saraladevi

2

Norton cannot be permitted. Arrangement have been made to defend undefended accused.
000006619

21.05.1919

00379 VICEROY, P.S. to 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

I am involved in consequences of satyagraha being called to Afghan - border. It will be months before we shall be put of the wood. Government of India will not interfere with Punjab High Court regarding your wire:
000006621

22.05.1919

00808 SATYADEV (Swami) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

I am highly disgusted with Punjab Affairs. Shall we have to leave this wretched land like The Pilgrim Fathers. (Almost illegible)
000006620

22.05.1919

13422 FAERING, Esther (Miss) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

Can I take the Swadeshi vow ? What are the implications. I shall get nationalised. I am so sorry. I do not suffer for others like you.
00006615L

23.05.1919

02050 CHAUDHRANI, Saraladevi 14656 VICEROY WILLIAM (VICEROY)

4

Your reply is disappointing, counsel who is engaged is not competent, the trump prosecution witness will be examined on the day when defence statement is to be put up thus making it impossible to put up such a statement. Please extend time etc.
000006622

23.05.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 14186 MAHOMED ALI & SHAUKAT ALI

3

"I don't like your half disobedience" Your Viceroy memorial too undignified and claims exaggerated. I don't agree with your two letters for publication. Your plea for the printer is unmerited He lied before Government Hope You will recast the memorial.
000006617

23.05.1919

01395 SHRADDHANAND 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Your letter. I heard all that Andrews told me regarding his talk with you. Still I remain confirmed in my desire to resign. I have sent it to the press.
000006623

23.05.1919

00394 ANDREWS, C. F. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

8

All agree that there should be no civil Disobedience at present. A unite demand for a Royal commission of Inquiry urgently needed India Government refuses to interfere in Punjab Affairs, though it Can. The Punjab accused unjustly treated. Accused not allowed legal help from outside.
000006625

24.05.1919

13425 CIVIL SURGEON 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Have you got any fund to provide them ?
00006625A

25.05.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 13425 CIVIL SURGEON

1

Please let me know the expenses involed.
00006626A

25.05.1919

00940 HASAN, Imam 00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

2

Please tell Gandhiji that my difference does not affect my loyalty to him. But events do not justify resumption RajendraPrasad agrees.
000006624

25.05.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00430 GOVERNOR, P.S. to

2

I submit that Vyas and Popatlal (Dr.) are illegally deported - both being born in British Allegiance. The Order should be cancelled.
000006626

25.05.1919

00940 HASAN, Imam 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Civil Disobedience should be dropped altogether from satyagraha vow, as it is "retaliatory " (Rajendra Prasad agrees) and necessarily leads to violence. Neither I, nor Rajendra Prasad, nor Haque can come.
000011838

26.05.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

12

Reports of two speeches by Gandhiji at Surat.
000006628

28.05.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

4

Except Mr. Jamnadas all decided to offer Individual Satyagraha with no demonstrations if Viceroy does not appoint Inquiry commission regarding the Punjab (Civil disobedience for Punjab)
000006629

30.05.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00379 VICEROY, P.S. to

2

I should be full with power to revise Martial law punishments. The gagging of the Indian Press etc. Fill one with the greatest anxiety. (Four carbon copies of 3 pages each)
000006627

30.05.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00390 POLAK, H. S. L.

2

Let him; but they have got to go. If he asks Indian delegates to choose between Reforms and Repeal, you should tell him to choose "repeal Mrs. Naidu is a wonderful woman see her and Horniman.
000025553

30.05.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00390 POLAK, H. S. L.

3

Original of P. 6627
00006615M

30.05.1919

14656 VICEROY WILLIAM (VICEROY) 02050 CHAUDHRANI, Saraladevi

1

Government cannot interfere:
000006630

30.05.1919

14194 VANKATNAM R. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

5

The country is chafing under the self abnegation of silence while brutal Junkardam , worse than Prussian, runs amok.
000011882

01.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 13188 GANDHI, Ramdas

3

Duplicate copy of SN11747.
000006657

01.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 14186 MAHOMED ALI & SHAUKAT ALI

1

What are your views on Government Communiqué justifying your imprisonment. To avoid a false step, I want all to be quiet just now.
000011747

01.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 13188 GANDHI, Ramdas

1

Do not hide your ignorance out of mere shame and justify your staying in a relative's house by rendering all possible household services. Do not forget prayers.
000006656

01.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00435 SADIQ ALI KHAN

2

I never doubted that they would be treated very well. We should avoid all agitation for their release at present.
000011749

01.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

11

Expenses pain and regret at the Arti performance by Daccani ladies on his birth day without his realizing its meaning. Himself is absolutely ours to any kind of redundant courtesy.
000006643

01.06.1919

13435 MADRAS JOURNALISTS 00396 VICEROY OF INDIA

1

Draft given to C. Rajagopalacharior by G. A. Natesan of the memorial of Madras Journalists.
000011699

01.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00898 GANDHI, Maganlal K.

2

In course of time machinery will perpetuate our enslavement. Hand spinning is the only solution so concentrate on that leaving hand weaving of mill yarns to others I feel Satyagraha is the purest weapon both for the weakest as well as the strongest.
000006642

01.06.1919

13433 BOMBAY JOURNALISTS 00396 VICEROY OF INDIA

2

Memorial for his release from Bombay Presidency Journalists. He has apologised and is weak in health and sober.
000019819

01.06.1919

06984 ANANDANAND 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

Support Kripalaniji's attitude. We are here to serve and not to accept- hospitality Mama has unnecessarily involved us in this.
000011750

01.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 02375 MASHRUWALA, Kishorelal G.

1

Surendsa says you are getting weaker. Why not come here ? Your mere Presence is enough for us.
000011748

01.06.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

Pamphlet by Bhill Seva Mandal Dohad, addressed to Bhill community asking them to give up drink etc.
000020710

01.06.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

10

Stray pages 391 to 400 of Gjuarati monthly 'Sevak' containing Somanand and Gautam and other authorities disfavouring evils of untouchability.
000006651

01.06.1919

14197 SWAMINATHAN C.V. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

A vigorous protest against inducing or allowing immature persons under 21 to offer satyagraha as that breaks up Home.
000019818

01.06.1919

13311 KRIPALANI, J. B. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

I request you not to open the Topic with the host If you do not mind we will find out other place.
000011893

01.06.1919

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

Anand, professor and my-self have been discussing our last right's complaint to you. We feel ashamed for it and pray you not to open the topic. I tremble at what you would say when you return.
000006635

02.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 02831 SCHLESIN, Sonja (Miss)

2

I am ploughing a lonely furrow. No such excellent co-workers like you or Doke or Kallenbach, Polak or Cachalia, Sorabji Rustomjee. "Not that perfect correspondence" with my co-workers here in South Africa (G. = Gandhiji)
000006634

02.06.1919

00379 VICEROY, P.S. to 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Demand of inquiry into the Punjab Affairs. Your letter of 30th May. I will send you a reply as early as possible.
000006636

05.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00430 GOVERNOR, P.S. to

1

Please reply early.
000011700

05.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 03165 DEAR FRIEND

2

Have discussed the contents of your letter to the Viceroy. They all agree that statement of claim not represent the irreducible minimum and that withdrawal from tadia is not a practical step.
000006638

07.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01305 GANDHI, Chhaganlal K.

1

I think we would not get orders from Calcutta etc. There may be stray orders from Bombay or Ahmedabad. We should not take even 5 per cent profit to introduce a new thing into the market.
000006637

07.06.1919

13431 ROSSITER D. W. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

He is an intelligent and respectable man. Being an officer at the Late Mr. Doke's Church, I met you frequently. Regards.
000006977

09.06.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

4

A Memorandum prepared by Rajagopala chari to facilitate the establishment of Navigation Schools and ship-Building Industry.
000006639

09.06.1919

00430 GOVERNOR, P.S. to 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Any representation from the persons concerned will have careful consideration
000006641

10.06.1919

13422 FAERING, Esther (Miss) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

8

A letter from Miss Esther - as usual - full of love and reverences. Shows also the poverty of South India.
000006640

11.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00379 VICEROY, P.S. to

2

Even after tendering an unnecessary apology, he is imprisoned for articles in "The Tribune" which are very sober. (Date fixed with reference to concluding portion in Gandhiji's hand to 6646 and to 6665)
000006645

11.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00394 ANDREWS, C. F.

1

Not Privy council but public agitation will secure it. I suggest your going to Calcutta etc. to memorialise for his justice.
000006646

11.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01423 VARIOUS PERSONS

2

I suggest (1) a lowers' memorial proving the judgement wrong, (2) a journalists' memorial (3) meetings demanding justice etc.
000006644

11.06.1919

00730 RUSTOMJEE, Parsee 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

If the servants of India wish to open a National School, I will finance it. Also your expense for famine or passive resistance.
000009164

11.06.1919

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 01779 PARIKH, Narahari D.

2

"Young India" leaves no time to write. Durga's letters are hysterical Even if I call her, she will not be comfortable here: I wish she knew English.
000011701

11.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00000 "BLANK"

1

Copy of 6646.
000006647

12.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 13123 TIMES OF INDIA

1

If you agree with my view that gross injustice has been done, I trust you will join the movement for release.
000006648

12.06.1919

13438 SATYAGRAHA SABHA 14195 SATYAGRAHA SABHA, Members

1

A meeting of the executive committee will be held on the 15th instant to consider the enclosed letter of Gandhiji.
000006649

12.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 14196 SATYAGRAHA SABHA, Secretary

1

Vague fear of unscrupulous persons misusing it should not deter us. I propose I be given the power to select persons places laws.
000006650

13.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 13439 FRITCHLEY, E. W.

1

 
000009155

13.06.1919

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 01779 PARIKH, Narahari D.

2

Bapu insisted upon my calling Durga here: But to-day your letter says that she has left for Vijapur. I do not covet to be rich. Penance unless it creates conscious joy, is mere suffering. I often feel insulted here and am inclined to leave this place but get soon reconciled.
000006658

14.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 10538 SECRETARY OF STATE

5

Violence (mob) due to Government's criminal blunders in arresting me etc. No peace till Rowlatt Act. withdrawn Inquiry into the Punjab which can revise sentences and appeasing Muslim fears regarding Turkey.
000025554

14.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00390 POLAK, H. S. L.

1

Do take up subjects of this legislation, Kalinath Roy's case etc. If the acts are not withdrawn Civil Disobedience Movement will be started.
000006653

14.06.1919

00768 JINNAH, Mohammad Ali 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

I shall feel extremely grateful for any information you care to give. Of course it will remain confidential. I hope I may be able to help the cause of our Mother-land by my efforts in England.
000006659

14.06.1919

06784 NATESAN, G. A. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

I am very glad you have taken up the question. I hope my note SN6643 is acceptable "Hindu" represented me as averse to the protest meeting Direct Devidas to stay in my house.
000006652

14.06.1919

10990 NAIDU, Sarojini (Mrs.) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

Bhurgri, RamaSwami and I make a cheerful trio. Jinnah sits in haughty isolation aloof from the world.
000006660

14.06.1919

13123 TIMES OF INDIA 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

I am unable to join the movement, You propose for release of Mr. Kalinath N. Roy.
000029530

15.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08740 WEST, Albert Henry

5

(1) Asks to send Passive Resistance Fund expenditure after the last account published (2) Prefers bluntness to nodding (Yesmanship) which ultimately Pleases the oppnent. (3) Recalling his (G's) Phoenix days assures that S. Africa is not out of his mind.
000006661

15.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00899 GANDHI, Maganlal K.

2

He is to be paid Rs. 80-90 per month. He must tour all over India, get acquainted with skilled weaver and bring them out etc.
000011702

15.06.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

4

Copy of 6662.
000006662

15.06.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

8

A pamphlet of detailed instruction Gandhiji to offer civil disobedience first as he considers himself fittest. A beautiful pamphlet.
000006663

16.06.1919

00515 ABDUL BARI [Maulana)] 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Herewith my letter to the Viceroy. I would not do anything without your advice. May you live long and guide 'the United Indian Nation' to their goal.
000011703

17.06.1919

00778 GANDHI, Devdas 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

My staying here of returning there depends solely upon you. What must be the final goal of Satyagrahis courting jail for repeal of Rowlett Bills ? Whe ther to achieve. Its withdrawal or continue in jail for the whole life ?
000011411

18.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

1

You should write though I may not. Read my manifesto in tomorrow's Times. Shall jump like a child on finishing the report.
000006666

18.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00379 VICEROY, P.S. to

4

Satyagraha alone can prevent the inrush of Bolshevism, and cement, not separate Anglo - Indian relations. I alone to offer Civil Disobedience.
000006665

18.06.1919

00379 VICEROY, P.S. to 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

The case had been (and is still ) under Government consideration.
000006664

18.06.1919

14198 NARAYANDAS A. DECHAR 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Mr. Baptista thanks that the deportation is not illegal. Please consult some top lawyer Herewith a blank cheque for it.
000006667

19.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 13447 COMMISSIONER OF CUSTOM SALT

1

I have put s. P. Patwardhan M. A., to study salt-tax. He will either read the books of your library in your office "or take them home.
000006668

20.06.1919

01323 FAERING, Esther (Miss) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

Police Inspector put me various questions. I fear they will banish me from India and that would be unbearable. Sorry to trouble you.
000011704

20.06.1919

00778 GANDHI, Devdas 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

Members of Hindi Sahitya Sammelan should tour other parts of India and boen that Sankritised Hindi cannot the our Rastra Bhasha. It is strange that in spite of your Contributions towards peace the D. I Act. Still hangs over you.
000006669

20.06.1919

01260 LAJPAT RAI, Lala 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

I have fully realised the futility of anarchism. Har Dayal, as a past follower (quoted) says has gone down. I wish I could be in India to serve and suffer with my countrymen (Gandhiji's note : The letter, though unsigned is Lalaji's - published for its intrinsic worth).
000011892

21.06.1919

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

6

The new issue of 'Young India' shows that wholesale editorial responsibilities cannot be entrusted to a novice. today also feel feverish. I Advance my clam to be included in your party to court arrest.
000006712

21.06.1919

00413 TRIPATHI RAM NARESH 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

9

Herewith the scheme which requires Rs.40000/- more: We shall create 36 teachers and live in Madras presidency for 6 years.
000006713

21.06.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

5

An article for 'Young India" exhorting people to be absolutely peaceful if Gandhi is arrested and claiming invincibility for real Satyagraha.
000006711

21.06.1919

00412 SHRADDHANAND (Swami) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

I pray that you may succeed as you the best leader. But I can join you since you would hold your self responsible for possible violence of other Indians after serious provocation by Government.
000006670

22.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00430 GOVERNOR, P.S. to

2

Though undoubtedly a murderer of (Col) Mr. Frazer, his age and the madness of excitement led him to it. Please commute the sentence.
000009163

22.06.1919

01779 PARIKH, Narahari D. 00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

2

Contributors should give their names. Prepare matter of eight pages for the next issue. Telegraph to Viceroy informing that memorial is posted. Durga is coming to Bombay. You may or may not be allowed to court arrest along with Bapu.
000009160

22.06.1919

01779 PARIKH, Narahari D. 00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

1

A copy of the report is sent to you for reviewing etc. Durga is thinking of accompanying Bapu.
00009160A

22.06.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

2

Gandhiji's views on boycott and swadeshi . His compliments to the expectations of Poona. Previously Indian cloth was considered supreme. Instead now a days we import cloth which is foolish. 24 crores of our population remain unemployed for six months.
000006671

22.06.1919

13450   00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

It interests me very much. We do not advertise our goods. viz. Mysore makes good bath soaps. I shall call on you.
000006672

23.06.1919

13375 I. P. MISSION HIGH SCHOOL 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

6

I approve of your Swadeshi movement provided Indian industrialists behave fairly. Please do not renew civil Disobedience to give a good chance to improve the Reform Bill and thus kill Rowlatt Act etc.
000006675

24.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00366 SECRETARY OF STATE FOR INDIA

12

Copy of the above on telegraph form. Copies to Polak, Shastriji, etc.
000006673

24.06.1919

13452 MUKERJEE, S. K. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

I am forwarding the enclosed petition to the Viceroy and Executive councillors. Roy's mother is patient in the faith that God knows her son is innocent and will reward him.
000006681

25.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00402 RAJAGOPALACHARI, C.

3

The cause was the matter of true Satyagraha with less true of false Satyagrahis in Satyagraha Sabhas. One true Satyagrahi is enough to achieve success, hence I alone to offer Civil Disobedience.
000006679

25.06.1919

00789 HIGNELL, S. R. (P.S. to Viceroy) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

His Excellency has learnt of your intention with regret seeing that you must be fully aware of the disastrous consequences of the last campaign. I hope better counsels will prevail. Regarding inquiry see Secretary's Budget Speech.
000006677

25.06.1919

09288 ZAFARULMULK, M. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

7

Satyagrahi literature vendors are given one year. Appeal is to be filed. Abdul Bari may be arrested. One of his lieutenants has already been arrested. A friend of his has disowned civil disobedience.
000006678

25.06.1919

00370 SALE (AG.COM. OF CUSTOMS AND) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

I have the honour to state that the library of my office is not available to the public.
000006680

25.06.1919

00372 FAERING, Esther (Miss) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

8

A letter informing Gandhiji that it is likely (to) she may be dismissed form Danish Missionary Society. unless she gave up writing to Gandhiji.
000006676

25.06.1919

00435 SADIQ ALI KHAN 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

6

They are very well treated. Hasan Imam will file a suit against Government of India for proscribing their representation to Government. The Government falsely charge that the Ali-Brothers instigate others to help Afghan invasion.
00006683A

26.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09308 GILLESPIE J. P. MISSON HIGH SCHOOL

1

I entirely agree with you regarding mercantile honesty .Could you sign the pledge or do what Sir Read did ? Herewith the letterr printed in Young India.
000006683

26.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00375 CHANDVARKAR, N.

2

I am grieved over the unpardonable delay due to my co-worker's fault. But it will be sent to-morrow. Sir Petit D. has refused to sign it. I have not despaired of getting Sir C. Setalwad's sign.
000006685

26.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00379 VICEROY, P.S. to

2

Public meeting under the auspices of Satyagraha Sabha resolved to pray His Excellency to withdraw the deportation order on Horniman as the Secretary of State's reason is not substantial and Bombay is in peace.
000006686

26.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00383 HIGNELL, S. R. (P.S. to Viceroy)

2

I apologise for the delay due to my secretary's illness. But I trust the petition backed by Sir. N,Chandawarkar, Sir D.Wachha etc. Will receive due consideration. I will send it tomorrow.
000006684

26.06.1919

00392 GILLESPIE S. "I. P. MISSON" 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

7

I agree in toto with the letter. I am prepared to take a vow that I would bay Swadeshi goods where price and quality are equal to foreign goods.
000006682

26.06.1919

00376 BOWIE [P. S. TO GOVERNOR] 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

A petition has been received from Chand by Government and is now under consideration.
000006691

27.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00390 POLAK, H. S. L.

1

Have cable Montague must resume civil disobedience if Rowlatt Act not withdrawn. Have asked for Inquiry Commission for Punjab with powers to revise Martial Law Sentences and to release Roy Kalinath Babu.
000006687

27.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00383 HIGNELL, S. R. (P.S. to Viceroy)

1

I am passing through domestic fire: I feel ashamed. I am sorry that the copy is sent only to-day. A third copy will reach later.
000006674

27.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00572 MONTAGU, Edwin S., SECRETARY OF ST

1

Civil Disobedience alone can replace criminal disobedience when Government flouts public opinion. I trust Rowlatt Acts will be withdrawn. Full inquiry into Punjab instituted and Kalinath N.Roy be released.
000006693

27.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00392 GILLESPIE S. "I. P. MISSON"

2

Though troublesome please do come. I never knew you were born in a place where my father was a Diwan and died there:
000006692

27.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00773 MALAVIYA, Madan Mohan (Pandit)

1

Ladies decide perform ceremony Sunday. Am going on your behalf. Please send message here:
000006694

27.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00393 MUKERJI

1

I am publishing the petition in "Young India". I am also publishing, the information [regarding Roy's health] in your letter. I hope he will be free soon. [Roy was suffering from Diarrhoea.]
000006690

27.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00390 POLAK, H. S. L.

1

I cannot bear the agony of being free while Rowlatt Act is on the statute book. Then the Punjab Affairs, Martial Law, Roy conviction add to it. To prevent violence I alone am to offer civil Disobedience. One true Satyagrahi is enough.
000006689

27.06.1919

00389 KARVE, D. K. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

She and the daughters will be our guests; and so no charge is to be paid. Also an account of the failure of an industrial department.
000006688

27.06.1919

00386 COWIE [P. S. to Governor] 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

I am to acknowledge your letter of the 23th June, containing of the Bombay Satyagraha Sabha.
000006697

28.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00383 HIGNELL, S. R. (P.S. to Viceroy)

2

I too regret that I have to offer Civil disobedience. The April incidents were due not to Satyagraha, but to my unnecessary arrest. Willk Government withdraw Rowlatt Act.
000006698

28.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00398 JINNAH

3

If Rowlatt Act is not withdrawn, Inquiry [full] not granted. Transvaal Indians not guaranteed existing rights etc. reforms useless. I am concentrating on these and offering Passive Resistance.
000006696

28.06.1919

00395 BOMBAY LAWYERS & OTHERS 00396 VICEROY OF INDIA

2

Only on a very extreme interpretation of sedition can he be convicted. He has apologised, is ill and is usually sober:
000006695

28.06.1919

00394 ANDREWS, C. F. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Send Bombay Editors' Petition Viceroy Revision Kalinath Roy Sentence.
000006654

29.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00430 GOVERNOR, P.S. to

2

I am asking Vyas to send a representation. But I submit that the case involves a principle and the Government should revise its policy of exterment of Natives as foreigners, and shutting of public men.
000006702

29.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00403 FRITCHLEY, E. W.

1

I returned to Bombay on Tuesday. I hope you will drop in during the week.
000006655

29.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00430 GOVERNOR, P.S. to

1

In continuation of my letter [SN 6654] I learn that he has already forwarded a petition. I hope for the best now.
000006704

29.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00374 COWIE [P. S. to Governor]

1

This great act of mercy [of commutation of death sentence into transportation] will be widely appreciated by thousands like me.
000006703

29.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00374 COWIE [P. S. to Governor]

1

Reminding His Excellency of 6576. I beg to commend His Excellency's attention to Sir S. Reed's letter [SN6581], published in Young India.
000006700

29.06.1919

11861 INDIAN INDUSTRIAL CONFERENCEE. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

10

Questions by Gandhiji [for information] and replies by the Indian Industrial Conference. Good information.
000006699

29.06.1919

00400 GUHA, VIVEKADATTA SIHORA RD. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

India is not yet fit to offer Satyagraha. There are very few competent men. Leaders are in U.K. please stop civil disobedience.
000006701

29.06.1919

00402 RAJAGOPALACHARI, C. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

5

"New-India" upholds for feiture of security of the "Nationalist", though the case is still sub judice. British India Press case is instituted by the police to harass Dandapani etc. I suggest you offer civil disobedience to challenge the charge ?
000006708

30.06.1919

00394 ANDREWS, C. F. 00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

4

This is the kind of stuff my sister saw and was perturbed. Gurudev influence may carry more weight than of all the deputees'. We must demand Inquiry.
000006706

30.06.1919

00157 GANDHI, M.K. 00408 VICEROY (?)

1

Heard of 2 Death Sentences in Gujaranwala case [Punjab Martial Law Case]. They may be just. But please stay execution.
00006705A

30.06.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00405 DISTRICT SUPDT. OF POLICE

1

Please assure Mr. Pratt that I shall disclose all my plans and will not do anything without previous intimation
000006705

30.06.1919

00405 DISTRICT SUPDT. OF POLICE 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Please let Know your programme.
000006707

30.06.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

A monster meeting of South Africa Indians under Parsee Rustomjee's chairmanship with many leaders presence sympathised with Indians.
000006716

03.07.1919

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

1

Treat Shankerlal very hospitably. I have already told 'Ba' [Mrs. Kasturba Gandhi] to supply him vegetables etc. Sending on bread for Surendra. [Reference to Kishorlalbhai Mashruwala regarding bread].
000006717

03.07.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00417 EWBANK, R. B. (REGISTRAR OF CO-OP)

2

It is intended as a supplementary industry your active cooperation will be a powerful impetus. Will you the pledge ?
000006709

03.07.1919

00410 GRIFFITH, F. C. [I.G.of Police] 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

13

I am returning with thanks Maulana Abdul Bari Sahed's letter sent by you with your letter of 25th June. [The referred to in SN6663 ?]
000006710

03.07.1919

00411 SHRADDHANAND (Swami) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

I will help the hundreds left destitute by numerous casualities. The case of "Pratap"'s Editor is even more unjust than that of Kalinath Roy.
000006714

03.07.1919

00414 PETIT, J. B. (Jehangir Bomanji) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

A meeting will be held of Imperial Indian Citizenship Association to Consider Gandhiji's letters regarding South Africa, and Polak and other letter regarding British East Africa.
000006715

03.07.1919

00415 CRAIK & NOBES [HOME DEPARTMENT 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Acknowledgement of letters from Gandhiji forwarding two petitions for the release of Kalinath Roy.
000019820

04.07.1919

06985 MAHAVIJIBHAI 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

6

Replies to the questions regarding weaving and weavers.
000006718

04.07.1919

00419 RAHIMTOOLA, Ibrahim (Sir) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Your letter of 2nd instant. The authorities of the boarding house have sent me a copy of their petition to Government which is being considered.
000006721

04.07.1919

00422 GRIFFITH, F. C. [I.G.of Police] 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Mr. Crerar asks me to communicate to you that you are at perfect liberty to leave for Gujarat on Saturday.
000006719

04.07.1919

00420 HIGNELL, S. R. (P.S. to Viceroy) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

I have nothing to add to the communication made to you in my letter of June 25th
000006720

04.07.1919

00402 RAJAGOPALACHARI, C. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

The bearer, persists in his enthusiasm to be with you or in the Ashram. He seems to be of good character.
000006725

05.07.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00422 GRIFFITH, F. C. [I.G.of Police]

1

I shall see you on Tuesday to fix up the time of appointment. Will you kindly give away Fatima, the poor girl, in marriage while I may be locked up under a defence of India order.
000009157

05.07.1919

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 01779 PARIKH, Narahari D.

4

"Young India" takes away all my time. The last issue is to my taste. Impossible to live with Revashnkar's family. So Durga should come only if independent accommodation is available. Bapu proves to be a magician - converts big gun.
000006724

05.07.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

3

Mr. Andrews would like that the king in council should hear it. I prefer a genuine Inquiry Committee with powers to revise such cases.
000006723

05.07.1919

00423 MANILAL JADJAVJI 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

I have taken Swadeshi vow for a year with a view to renew it yearly. I am ordering cloth from Bombay Some facility should be provided for moffusil.
000006722

05.07.1919

00422 GRIFFITH, F. C. [I.G.of Police] 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Please see him before you decide to offer civil disobedience on the 9th at Poona; if you are in hurry to start civil disobedience or on 10th or 11th at Bombay.
000006727

07.07.1919

00425 JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

In continuation of the letter dated 26th June(6682), I am to inform you that the Governor in Council has commuted it [from death] to transportation.
000006726

07.07.1919

00424 COWIE [P. S. to Governor] 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

His Excellency wishes me to acknowledge with thanks your letter [SN 6704]
000006730

07.07.1919

00428 GOVERNMENT, Secretary to 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

The undersigned is directed to acknowledge your letter forwarding a copy of a resolution of a public meeting [under the auspices of Satyagraha Sabha] in Bombay.
000006729

07.07.1919

00424 COWIE [P. S. to Governor] 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

His Excellency hopes to see you shortly when he will discuss the matter with you.
000006728

07.07.1919

00424 COWIE [P. S. to Governor] 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

I am to acknowledge your letter of the 29th June (SN6654), with reference to Mr. Manilal Vyas.
000019809

08.07.1919

06978 TRIVEDI, UTTAMCHAND K. 00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

1

A reminded to despatch manuscript of his translation.
000006731

08.07.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00411 SHRADDHANAND (Swami)

1

Will certainly support appeal. May I publish your letter or you will send a more detailed new letter ?
00006731A

08.07.1919

09310 SHRADDHANAND 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Please publish letter. Money urgently needed.
000006732

08.07.1919

00430 GOVERNOR, P.S. to 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

His Excellency will see do so. I hope His Excellency is now free from his indisposition.
000006733

09.07.1919

11891 PETIT, J.B. IMPERIAL INDIAN CIT 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Rs. 6991-1-0, being hotel and Voyage expenses of Mr. Polak and his family have been sanctioned as requested by you as also Rs.1500 for your request for permission to spend without limit.
000006734

09.07.1919

00432 NATARAJAN, K. EDITOR OF INDIAN 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

I meant to say that as Sir. Pherojshah Mehta anticipated, the supporters of the Bill say that we have no right to grumble against their attempt at exterminating Indians, as we ourselves admitted our unsuitability for immigration by agreeing to restriction in free immigration.
000006735

09.07.1919

00433 SATYAGRAGA SABHA HYDERABAD [SI 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

The Sabha objects to singling out K.N.Ray for agitation for his release or Horniman who should welcome suffering. [Sabha i.e. Satyagraha Sabha, Hyderabad, (Sind)]. [Interesting objections raised].
000006739

10.07.1919

00403 FRITCHLEY, E. W. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

We should concentrate on Swadeshi, enlightenment of the masses and liquor prohibition. You are too valuable to be clapped in jail.
000006849

10.07.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

11

The article headed "Between the Lines" referred to above. It quotes the words of the equivocal reply which certainly may infuriate all Muslims because of its condemnation of Turkey.
000006737

10.07.1919

00394 ANDREWS, C. F. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

My bolied when the Viceroy declared that the Victory was given to us "Under the mercy of Providence". This dragging in God to uphold a vicious treaty was unbearable.
000006736

10.07.1919

00424 COWIE [P. S. to Governor] 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

It would be convenient to you and Governor if you alight at Kirkee and come straight to Government House. Am arranging conveyance for you.
000006740

11.07.1919

00940 HASAN, Imam 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Harkishnlal, Rambhuj Dutta, Dunichand, Allahelin, MotaSingh sentenced transportation, forfeiture property. Shall send papers. Opinion follows. Going Lahore: - Imam.
000006738

11.07.1919

00435 SADIQ ALI KHAN 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Shuaib is writing a manifesto to refute the Government as we do not want to irritate it at this crisis.
000006741

12.07.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00437 GOKHALE, D. V.

1

enclosing Copy of "Young India" regarding Lala Radhakrishna. The case is worse than Roy Kalinath N.'s as Lala Radhakrishna is not influential. Hope you will pass resolutions.
000006742

12.07.1919

00438 EWBANK, R. B. (REGISTRAR OF CO-OP) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

If I am a Free-Trader and as a vow is too solemn for the market place, I cannot take it. I shall be glad it Sabha meets us to discuss.
000006750

12.07.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

2

One of the Punjab cases. For more details see the Congress Inquiry Committee file. Here two statements of the Lala Govardhandas.
000006743

13.07.1919

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

1

I had two hours' interview with Governor. It the Viceroy desires I shall postpone passive resistance. Transvaal history is being repeated here:
000006745

13.07.1919

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

2

Lady Tata, Lady Petit, and Mrs. J. Petit come to learn spinning. Am waiting for Viceroy's letter; till then no decision regarding Satyagraha.
000006744

13.07.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00438 EWBANK, R. B. (REGISTRAR OF CO-OP)

3

I thank you for your offer to meet us. Had a talk with His Excellency [Governor of Bombay] on Swadeshi and will have it still. I understand you regarding the vow.
00006746A

14.07.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09311 GRIFFITH, F. C. [I.G.of Police]

1

I have treated it as confidential.
000006748

14.07.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09289 NAGARKUTTI D.N. (ASST.DIRECTOR OF INDUS)

2

Could you please let me know if the industry is still alive, and how much yarn is so turned out ? Also give details regarding weaving.
000006747

14.07.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00441 PARANJAPYE (Prof.)

8

I was pained to see your criticism of my speech hissed out by your students. They must calmly hear all views and then judge Then follows a forceful advocacy of hand spinning.
000006746

14.07.1919

00440 GRIFFITH, F. C. [I.G.of Police] 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Mr. Crerar wires to urge you not to make any statement pending further communication [Treat the interview as private]
000006749

14.07.1919

00443 'X' 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

Suspension is inconsistent with your many vows and protestation. It is desertion of Comrades who were hanged in the Punjab etc.
000025569

15.07.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08417 PHADKE V. L.

1

MY coming there depends upon when I receive reply for the Governor.
000009156

15.07.1919

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 01779 PARIKH, Narahari D.

1

Vallabhbhai informs me that you will not be called now. The threat of Bapu's fasting has faded away. Yes' I want Durga to be here, but cannot call her as her self-respect may not kept here:
000006752

16.07.1919

00394 ANDREWS, C. F. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

We have what we call a Vishva-Bharati for higher studies. Should I go to South Africa or Malaya or Punjab during my leave ?
000006751

16.07.1919

00444 GOKHALE, D.V. SARVAJANIK SABHA 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

I shall soon arrange to get a resolution passed.
000029526

17.07.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08740 WEST, Albert Henry

10

(1) Feels advertisment nothing but on insidious method of indirect volutary taxation debaSingh & commercialising journalism. (2) Maintains that S. O. Press be winded up instead reverting to Business Printing. (3) Assures his (G's) trying ulmost to redress Transval Trade & Land Bill.
000006756

17.07.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00447 WEST, Albert Henry

15

A very loving letter from Gandhiji remembering all his erst while friends etc. Reference to Manilal, Devi, Rustomjee etc. Gandhiji's views on journalism also.
000006755

17.07.1919

00447 WEST, Albert Henry 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

We are fighting our way along as best we can. No easy job to be a lawyer and an Editor, at once; as you know by experience.
000006753

17.07.1919

13814 NAIDU, P. K. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

All attempts to find a common ground have failed. But a joint memorial on Punjab and Rowlatt Act may be sent.
000006754

17.07.1919

00446 GOVARADHANDAS LALA, Uncle of 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

3 years' Rigorous Imprisonment and Rs.1000 for Govardhandas. You will be grieved to hear this sentence. Government refused to adjourn to allow him to arrange for the defence. I am sending herewith the papers which will show that injustice is done.
000006758

18.07.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00422 GRIFFITH, F. C. [I.G.of Police]

2

His Excellency wanted me to see him. But I have not yet heard from His Excellency [Governor of Bombay]. am in a fix.
000006785

18.07.1919

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

1

He is a member of the Servants of India Society. Arrange his lodging near ba[Kasturba]. Treat him very well. Let him stay as long as he likes. [Ba - i.e. Mrs. Kasturba Gandhi]
000006784

18.07.1919

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

2

The Magistrate had not the courage even to ask for security. If he had asked we would not have given.
000006757

18.07.1919

00448 CARRY [INSPECTOR GENERAL OF] 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

His Excellency may desire to see you on Saturday of Sunday. Hope you are not leaving Bombay before Sunday night.
000006759

18.07.1919

00440 GRIFFITH, F. C. [I.G.of Police] 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Your letter and Mr. Curry's must have crossed. Despite his many engagements His Excellency will see you on Saturday of Sunday.
000006761

19.07.1919

00451 ALAIR, Z. [EDITOR OF AU NAZI] 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

6

Owing to factions and Government's wire pulling a public meeting is impossible. Give us reasons for giving up civil disobedience and your next move.
000006762

19.07.1919

00452 SIVASWAMY P. S. AIYER 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

I agree with you here: I have written to Natesan to take immediate action as suggested by you. please excuse delay.
000006763

20.07.1919

00453 GOVERNMENT, POLITICAL SECRETARY TO 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

His Excellency the Governor conveys the Government of India's grave warning of the possible consequence and heavy moral responsibility for them. His Excellency also thinks that serious consequences may follow in Bombay Presidency also.
000006760

20.07.1919

00450 SHERIKAR D. S. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Having personally seen the sorrows of the famine stricken, I have resolved to introduce hand-spinning. Please arrange for my training so that I can then organise the work.
000006766

21.07.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00456 LIEUT. GOVERNOR OF PUN, P. S. to

2

Not to wait for the return of the Court's own commission is fatal to the conviction. Alibi seems completely established. Hope you will free him. [Transportation and forfeiture of Property"!]
000006764

21.07.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00454 HIGNELL, S. R. (P.S. to Viceroy)

1

I enclose herewith a petition signed by sir Narayan Chandavarkar, Sir D.Wacha etc, The case is worse than Kalinath N.Roy's. Hope speedy justice will be done.
000006765

21.07.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00455 LIEUT. GOVERNOR, P.S. to

2

I enclose Young India dealing with Radha Krishna's [Editor of "Pratap"'s] case. May I hope that the sentence will be remitted ?
000011706

21.07.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 03165 DEAR FRIEND

6

In reply to his letter Gandhiji writers:- "You do yourself and me a wrong by thinking that I have yielded to any threat in suspending Civil Dis-obedience. Satyagraha is very breath of my nostrils. Glad you are interesting yourself in Swadeshi.
000011705

21.07.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 02666 TO THE PRESS

20

Letter to the Press. Temporary suspension of Civil disobedience to continue.
000006767

21.07.1919

00457 ROY, Kali [MUKERJEE PLEADER FOR] 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

Both Roy and myself deeply grateful for remission. Peace Celebration releases will not include Martial Law Prisoners, though the communiqué is broad enough for all. Will you move in the matter ?
000006837

21.07.1919

00512 MALAVIYA MOHAN 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

Rs.70,000/- were subscribed. I am sending Rs. 5000 to Shruddhanandji Swami. Please send particulars regarding qualifications of Anandshankar Dhruwa; so that I can appoint him.
000006836

21.07.1919

00412 SHRADDHANAND (Swami) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

1500 at least were killed in Jallianwala Bagh. At lest 1000 Homes have been deprived of their only bread-winner, by execution in jail. Rs. 1,50,000/- needed for relief etc.
000025884

21.07.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 07440 PATWARI RANCHHODBHAI

2

It is postponed and I am now devoting myself to swadeshi. Can I come to Gondal for that purpose ?
000006769

22.07.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00454 HIGNELL, S. R. (P.S. to Viceroy)

4

I suspend Civil disobedience, but may resume it if Rowlatt Act not withdrawn. The Lahore and Amritsar cases have enraged the people. Revise orders.
000006770

22.07.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00461 SASTRI, V. S. Srinivasa

1

Response Viceregal and friends' advice suspended civil disobedience. If Rowlatt Act not withdrawn renewal civil disobedience inevitable - Gandhi.
000006768

22.07.1919

00458 SUNAM RAI 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

Others may agree with your apparently cogent reasons but not the Punjab. Suspension [of Civil Disobedience] seem to me a breach of faith of the Punjab.
000024209

22.07.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 07075 CHHOTALAL, TEJPAL

2

Inquires about method and details of removal of dead bodies in carts.
000006772

23.07.1919

00464 DEPUTY SECY. TO GOVT. 00465 EDITORS, ALL BOMBAY PRESIDENC

1

Though the Empire Censorship expires now, Government of India wants no excitement. So do not publish Turkish News before approval.
000006773

23.07.1919

00466 X.Y.Z 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

Either keep your vow or give up Leadership. You are disappointing as a leader. We should make the land hot for interlopers, suffer what we may. We must punish them. [A letter of a "revolutionary". : I "fear your patience"]
000006774

24.07.1919

00390 POLAK, H. S. L. 00467 PETIT, J. B. (Jehangir Bomanji)

1

Herewith a cheque for Rs.925 for providing for his wife and daughter. Consult Gandhiji also Remind s. R. Bomanji of the matter who promises help.
000006776

25.07.1919

00454 HIGNELL, S. R. (P.S. to Viceroy) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

You have doubtless seen the announcement made by the lieutenant Governor of the Punjab reducing the sentence for 18 months to 2 months.
000006775

25.07.1919

00468 SHASTRI, T. V. S. (Dr.) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

The mention of Kalinath Roy's case as a reason seems to show that we must wag our tails when a crumb is thrown to us. With Rowlatt Act still on the Statue Book, Suspension of civil disobedience is humiliating.
000024289

26.07.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 10415 MEHTA, Kalyanji Vithalbhai

1

I shall start tomorrow right.
000006777

27.07.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00454 HIGNELL, S. R. (P.S. to Viceroy)

4

I shall abide by Government's wishes, but why this fear ? Muslims tell me they are being sold. I Muslims tell me they are being sold. I hope a re-assuring statement will be made.
000006771

28.07.1919

00454 HIGNELL, S. R. (P.S. to Viceroy) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Many thanks for yours letter [SN6769] His Excellency is glad to hear you have decided to suspend civil disobedience.
000006778

29.07.1919

11929 GOVARDHANDAS, Mother of 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

Except England-returned, or Doctors, Pleaders, others are ill-treated. I could get hardly 5 minutes' talk may I come down to have your 'darshan' ?
000006779

29.07.1919

00470 BHAGWANDAS BABU 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Like the teachers of old you should create such. Try spiritual Minded leaders in an organised manner. That alone can save the world.
000006780

30.07.1919

00471 HORNIMAN, B. G. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

(1) Amnesty to Punjab Prisoners. (2) Rowlatt Act to remain a dead letter but not to be withdrawn. (3) A Home Government's inquiry into Punjab and India Government.
000006781

30.07.1919

00472 INDIAN INDUSTIRAL…,Secretary 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

No spinning machinery can be obtained to work by hand. Hand gins are of no commercial value, but are used for sampling. [Information from Greaves Cotton & Co.]
000006782

31.07.1919

00473 NAIDU, Sarojini (Mrs.) [Mirabai] 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

An account of their work in England. References to C.P.Ramasami Aiyar, Bannerjee, A Besant(Mrs.), Bannerjee, Shastri, Jamnadas, Tilak, Horniman, Olive Schriener etc.
000006783

03.08.1919

00474 MEHTA, P. J. (Pranjivandas) (Dr.) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

I will provide for a school based on Indian Culture to be a nucleus for a future University. Subjects to be taught also given.
000029532

04.08.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08740 WEST, Albert Henry

3

(1) Asks to stop ending I.O. Manilal Disapproves Job printing & advertisment but no insisting. (2) Suggests writting S. Africa News letter for Chronical against payment (3) Gives Ashram news.
000006796

04.08.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00481 MEHTA, MANIBHAI N. (Sir) [DEWAN]

4

I shall pay the rent it the state gives us one or two acres and puts up structures, at vija[ur. 125 Women spin there: Also request to remove the hardships of 3rd class passengers.
000006788

04.08.1919

00618 ABDUL BARI [Maulana)] 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

In pursuance of your advice I kept quiet so long. But something, say a deputation to the Viceroy, should be done now.
000006786

05.08.1919

00475 LAJPAT RAI, Lala, INDIAN INFORMATION 00476 INDIAN PAPERS

2

Lala Lajpat Rai's Scheme of a fortnightly news. letter at the rate of Rs. 10/- per letter to supply uncoloured correct world-news.
000006787

05.08.1919

00454 HIGNELL, S. R. (P.S. to Viceroy) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Your letter of 27th July. The proposal therein made has already been under the consideration of the Government of India.
000019810

06.08.1919

06978 TRIVEDI, UTTAMCHAND K. 00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

1

Please expedite the translation.
000019811

06.08.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

6

Draft copy of Gandhi's preface to the 2nd volume of Gokhale's lectures' in Gujarati.
000006789

07.08.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00478 CRERAR, James (Sir) (HOME MEMBER)

3

Marmduke pickthall's article [in "New Age"] seems to give correct information. It so, I think I must publish it. What are your wishes ?
000006790

07.08.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00454 HIGNELL, S. R. (P.S. to Viceroy)

3

It the information (see 6789) is correct, it is sad. Justice apart. Is Government prepared to stand the sudden discontent of Millions ?
000006791

07.08.1919

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

3

The 10th Despatch of the Government of India constitutional Reforms. It includes the very able and unanswerable minutes of dissent by Sir C.Snkaran Nair, which the other members refute.
000006792

09.08.1919

11939 WARDEN JAMSHEDJI H 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

Do not trust this wicked Government. Do not pour cold water of suspension after raising our temper to white heat.
000006794

09.08.1919

00394 ANDREWS, C. F. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

They showed me how completely right you were, how the Punjab only strengthens the case for removal of Rowlatt Act.
000006793

09.08.1919

00471 HORNIMAN, B. G. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

I am anxious to know all that has happened and your reasons for suspension. Have just fired off a speech for India.
000006795

10.08.1919

00480 NAGARKATTI, D. N. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Details about the industries in the Nizam's State. One spinning centre at Vadgiri. I am making experiments to improve spinning.
000006797

11.08.1919

00481 MEHTA, MANIBHAI N. (Sir) [DEWAN] 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

It you get a request sent from an organised Institution, the state will favourably consider it - even money grant if necessity is shown.
000023791

12.08.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08252 PANDYA, Mohanlal Kameshwar

2

Opines that real swaraj lies in self reliance for the essentials of life.
000006799

13.08.1919

00411 SHRADDHANAND (Swami) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Money is urgently needed - and a good amount. Could you come here, you would realise fully the woos of the people.
000006798

13.08.1919

13814 NAIDU, P. K. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

What surprises me is not so much the points of difference, but of unanimity ! I Wish they gave up being 'politicians' and become true 'patriots'.
000006807

13.08.1919

00491 VINAYA VIJAYA SADHA 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

I think of offering Satyagraha against rotten customs that ruin Jains. Please advise me. You are the modern Maha-Vira.
000006801

14.08.1919

00485 SATHE, Durgabai 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

You should have sent a (better) proper man to call me or should have come to visit me. To place me under Avantikabai is an insult to me. [Regarding Sir Prabhashankar Pattani, Mrs. A.V.Gokhale and kamdar Ramibai]
000006802

14.08.1919

00484 JAMNADAS DWARKADAS 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Saw Robarts Friday. Montague Monday. Had long talks regarding Punjab. Montague doing best. Writing particulars. Respects.
000006800

14.08.1919

00484 JAMNADAS DWARKADAS 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

I am convinced of his honesty and purpose. He admitted the impropriety of Martial Law in the Punjab, promised not to apply Rowlatt Act etc. Reference to Balfour, Besant, Shastri, Patel, Brelvi, RamSwami Satyagraha etc.
000032364

15.08.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00898 GANDHI, Maganlal K.

1

Received your letter. Hanmantrao had some wrong notion. But that is now removed. My idea was to act as per Imamsaheb's wishes. We had some meetings here also. Collector presided over the Swadeshi meeting. I shall go to Bombay today evening.
000006803

15.08.1919

00486 PETIT, DINBAI DINSHAW (Mrs.) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

You promised to send us [me, Lady Tata and Mrs. J.Petit} a Punjabi lady. I will send my car for. her on 18th at 3 p.m.
000006804

16.08.1919

00487 VIRUMAL M. SHIKARPUR 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

I hope you received my letter detailing circumstances which forced the suspension of publication. Can you help ?
000006805

17.08.1919

00488 VYAS, Manilal Jadavji 00489 VYAS, Gaurishankar

2

Text of the order stating it [regarding the externment order on Manilal J. Vyas] Inform Gandhiji that jail is destined for me so give it up.
000024958

17.08.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00502 SUNDARAM

1

Write legibly. Maintain your health. How is Esther ? You may contribute articles regarding AShram do not exaggerate.
000006806

17.08.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00490 ROBERTS (Lord)

4

He says Rowlatt Act can never be repealed; and that it is a crime to renew civil disobedience But it is a crime to retain Rowlatt Act against public opinion.
000006813

18.08.1919

00496 KHANNA, ISHARDASS UDHOKI 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

My son was given 10 years; but the sentence is reduced to 1 year. But he is totally innocent, is recently married. Kindly help me.
000006809

18.08.1919

00454 HIGNELL, S. R. (P.S. to Viceroy) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Your letter of the 7th instant. It has been submitted to His Excellency [Viceroy of India].
000006815

19.08.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00424 COWIE [P. S. to Governor]

2

This is to remind His Excellency of his promise to grant the an interview regarding Swadeshi. Please arrange it, if possible before Friday next.
000006808

19.08.1919

00474 MEHTA, P. J. (Pranjivandas) (Dr.) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

You have not yet opened your lips regarding administrative. You must publish all that you wrote to Montague and Viceroy on it.
000006811

19.08.1919

00494 TATA (Lady) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

Will you get me a wheel and one lbs. of Slivers ? Sir G.Lloyd and Cowie chaffed me over this but I stuck to my guns and defended Spinning.
000006810

20.08.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00492 SAMALDAS, LALLUBHAI (Sir)

1

Bombay Government has confirmed the order. See "Young Indian" on the matter. You can do much if you care: I request you to move in the matter.
000006814

20.08.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00497 KHANNA, ISHARDASS

1

Send me a copy of the petition to the Lieutenant Governor. Why did you not give evidence regarding his alibi ? What happened to the three, who were to be hanged ?
000006812

20.08.1919

00495 ABDUL BARI [Maulana)] 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Now that the Afghan Peace is signed, it is all the more necessary to aGitate.
000006817

21.08.1919

00499 SOHNI N. [EDITOR SEARCH LIGHT] 00500 YOUNG INDIA

3

He is given two years (and) rigorous imprisonment and 500 fine. Witnesses like Mr. Hamilton were not summoned; and one group of prosecution witness appeared in all Hafizabad cases !
000006816

21.08.1919

00498 HATIM A. KARIMJI 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Please let me be with you as a servant or a Shishya in order to be able. to imbibe fully the principles of Satyagraha. I am separating from my brother's business to devote all my tine to national service.
000006822

22.08.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00394 ANDREWS, C. F.

1

It would be death to her if she is banished. We must do our best to protect her. Government having brute force is getting cowardly.
000006819

22.08.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00430 GOVERNOR, P.S. to

1

His death Sentence was commuted to 10 years and then 10 years to 1 year. But justice demands full discharge as there is no evidence against him.
000006823

22.08.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00503 WILLINGDON (Lord), P.S. to

2

It would be terrible to wrench her if she is banished. I undertake to see that she will do only non-political work.
000006820

22.08.1919

01339 DHRUWA, ANANDSHANKAR 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

The Government rules do allow more then 25% increase in lent service pay for an unusually responsible post. High pay can be given thus.
000006821

22.08.1919

00502 SUNDARAM 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

Miss Esther Faering is dismissed from Danish Missionary Society. She writes to me to say that the Chairman gave her Rs.400 but she is made to go on leave pending formal dismissal.
000006818

22.08.1919

13432 COWIE [P. S. to Governor] 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

It he can find time before we leave Bombay; I will let you know at once. He will be glad to have an interview but is very busy.
000006824

23.08.1919

00504 HIGGINBOTTOM, Sam 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Off to America. Hope to redeem my promise giving a lecture on return, Give your views on "Education for Life"- by Prof. Reabody.
000006826

25.08.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00374 COWIE [P. S. to Governor]

5

Argument:: Hand-spinning and Weaving are automatic famine insurance. Appeal:: (1) A public letter in support. (2) Lady Lloyd may spin.
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25.08.1919

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It indicates inferiority -complex. Indian games are far-cheaper and lovable We must be proud of our national games Suggestions from Gandhiji's speech.
000006825

25.08.1919

00506 FAERING, Esther (Miss) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

I yearn to come to the Ashram. How shall I thank you for your letter to Willingdon ? I am happy in spite of sorrows.
00006837A

26.08.1919

00497 KHANNA, ISHARDASS 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

My son Karam Chand's alibi was attested to by 4 witeness . Copy of the evidence sent earlier . Sentences of (3) three others reduced to 7 to 10 year from death.
000006828

28.08.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00508 CLAYTON (Mrs.)

1

If you spun for 1/2 an hour, it would be your free offering to the poor. Thanks for Mr. Clayton's prompt notice regarding "Veth".
000006827

28.08.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00507 CHATFIELD (COLLECTOR)

1

In view of His Excellency's pronouncement to encourage it, will you give on long lease survey no.441, to AnsuyBen for a school and buildings ?
000006829

28.08.1919

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00509 SATYAPAL (Dr.)

1

I shall leave no stone unturned to secure justice undeserved imprisonments. It is no joke for me to be put of jail at this time.
000006830

29.08.1919

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1

Hon G.K. Parekh's analysis of the Despatch. He finds the Statement of facts in accurate and reasoning futile and in accurate.["Bombay Chronicle"]
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30.08.1919

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4

Demanding:: (1) Muslim Control over Jazirat-ul-Arab. (2) Integrity of Turkey. (3) Khalifa's wardenship of the holy place and worning British Government serious consequences in case of failure:
000006832

30.08.1919

00510 THAKAR DAS 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

5

Plea for Gujarati Mal[a Hafizabad Case] by his father alleging serious flaws in the case. Death sentence reduced to 7 years.
000006831

30.08.1919

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1

On mature consideration; I find it necessary that Mr. Yagnik should deposit a security of Rs.500/- signed by First Class magistrate.
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30.08.1919

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2

19 Questions evidently sent as a circular to elicit replies. Questions regarding Diarchy, preamble of the Bill etc.
000006833

30.08.1919

00511 AMIR CHAND 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

The papers are sent in a separate cover. He is one of the many innocents still rotting in jail, though Sir Edward Maclaghan, [the new Lieqt-Governor] has reduced many sentences owing to your advocacy.
000006851

31.08.1919

00519 GANDHI, Manilal 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

5

We have decided to continue "Indian Opinion" as it is not as yet in lass. I am unfit for leadership as I am deficient in education.
000006841

01.09.1919

00514 NEW INDIA 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Am much interested in your scheme for it. Please send me on of the hand-machines so that I can introduce it in my schools.
000006842

01.09.1919

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2

I believe I have a message to give to India specially regarding Satyagraha. So I venture upon its publication. Gandhiji's views on journalism.
000006840

01.09.1919

00424 COWIE [P. S. to Governor] 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

His Excellency wishes to acknowledge with thanks your letter. He will reply to it in a few days.
000006838

01.09.1919

00513 CLAYTON, NANEY (Mrs.) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

I cannot undertake to spin regularly as I find it difficult to spare one hour even for Hindustani. But I should like to know its possibilities.
000006989

02.09.1919

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