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Correspondence  > 1920

Correspondence: 1920
 

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000007022

01.01.1920

00663 MATHEW K. T. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

I am impelled by love of country and Jesus Christ to offer my services. Will you or C.F. Andrews lead me ?
000007023

02.01.1920

00664 AJIT PRASAD D. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Arrange for release of Arjunlal Sethi and Brahmachari Bhagwandin - the only two Jain Political Prisoners in India.
000007041

02.01.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

6

Agenda of a Meeting on 2nd January. List of members and office-bearers of All India Congress Committee.
000007024

02.01.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

18

Wires to Gandhiji to go to Jamalpur [Bengal] and settle the strike of 16000 workers. Gandhiji's letter to Hasan Imam to help them. Statement of their demands which "seen reasonable" to Gandhiji. Government apathetic. [Enclosed report rejected]
000007025

03.01.1920

00665 SHARMA, GOKULCHANDRE 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Sending by post two copies of "Gandhi Gaurava" [- a book on Gandhiji] I beg to be excused for its blemishes and request you to give your approval [Anumati]
00007128C

04.01.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00609 REGISTRAR, HIGH COURT

2

Please extend the date of hearing. I do not want to engage counsel. Please do not make public the date of hearing etc.
000007026

04.01.1920

00666 NATTAMAL [DRAWING MASTER,GPVT.] 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Please let me know the terms for presentation, [for prize] of the wheel. How I to do in person ? Where ?
000007028

04.01.1920

00643 FRASER, A. G. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Thanks for replying even during the pressure of the Congress Ludhiana. People will send you the poster. The Tomb is a tiny spot.
00007027B

04.01.1920

00730 RUSTOMJEE, Parsee 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

5

Please get my accounts cleared. I shall donate for any charity you suggest. I think of the cLosing of my business etc.
000007029

05.01.1920

00668 DEVI DAYAL SECY DIST 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Marsden refused interview. Wired His Honour praying regarding mission disturbance compensation indirect tax. Do needful.
000007031

05.01.1920

00670 GILLESPIE, S. [MISSON HOUSE] 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

7

The Christian Mission has settled some [famine-stricken] here and given them lands etc. But they are in debt of Rs.920/- Will you contribute to pay it off ?
00007393E

05.01.1920

00633 GANDHI, Harilal 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Receive two persons from British Fuiana reaching Ahmedabad.
000007030

05.01.1920

09858 DEO, SHANKER RAO 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

Khshire [of Champaran] and myself pulled the chain and were forced down on plat form. A suit is filed against us. Please advise us.
000007032

06.01.1920

00671 MEHTA, Jamnadas Madhavji 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Will you open a Swadeshi store in Dahanu and oblige us ? Dahanu is a port [in Bombay Presidency], and so a business centre:
000007033

06.01.1920

00672 FAZAL DIN 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Herewith the pamphlet for your study. Being a leader your opinion will help in getting the suggestion carried out.
000007035

07.01.1920

00674 SHARAD C. [SECY., HOME RULE] 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

As promised by you, favour us by your presence. The best occasion is the political conference; when Muslims also can see you.
000007034

07.01.1920

00673 AIYER, C. P. Ramaswami 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

Your sobering influence saved Congress from being irresponsible. A spirit of Ravdyism as in U.S. A. [United States of America] is growing.
000007038

08.01.1920

00678 CHARANJI LAL 00680 GHOSE, Rash Behari

3

Will you contribute for such ? - as you have given 11 lakhs for Technical Institute ? Copy to Gandhiji appealing to start such Institutes.
000007037

08.01.1920

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

2

Please grant permission to build it as applied for by Maganlal Gandhi. It is for purely agricultural purpose only that we have cattle [Ashram had Buffaloes also at the time].
000007036

08.01.1920

00675 BROWN, Edith, WOMEN'S CHRISTIAN 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

5

As the map shows we do not want to buy the Mosque, the tomb is utterly neglected. I shall be glad if anything can be done to stop the prosecution by Government for raising false agitation.
00007393F

08.01.1920

09337 BARNES 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Deputation from Fiji anxious to meet you,where to meet?
00007037A

08.01.1920

00527 COLLECTOR 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

To construct suc farm buildings no permission is necessary.
000007042

09.01.1920

00683 MISRA, Gokaran Nath 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

26

enclosing Full Text of the resolutions including the resolution on Reforms with the defeated amendments also [Printed copies also].
000007040

09.01.1920

00682 LUTCHMAYA 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

17

Two letters of Lutchmaya to Gandhiji, one to Lutchmaya from Wilberforce, Two articles by Lutchmaya to show how European Planters exploit Indian small Planters of cane and kill co-operative movement there:
000007039

09.01.1920

00681 GURUKUL GUJARANWALA 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

6

You are a high soul, so please explain how you, a "Satyagrahi" can enter politics where leaders are irreligious - specially here: [Reference to Labh Singh as a good man].
000007091

10.01.1920

00726 SHARMA, Harihar 00727 GANDHI, Devdas

1

Tamil Province Congress Committee has sanctioned Rs.2000/- for the purpose as per your instructions. Please therefore, remit the amount.
000007090

10.01.1920

00725 GANDHI, Harilal M.? 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

18

Evidently an able defence by Gandhi Harilal regarding the charges by his Maternal Uncle. Though in debt of Rs.6000 /- the loan was sanctioned by the Uncle. Pragji's letter showing his distress and charging Harilal with bringing him in trouble.
000007092

10.01.1920

00728 FOOL HEAD,CACKLING GREESE AS 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Your Bolshevik friends will give us funds for travelling for self-glorification. You silly idiot! silly blight ! etc.
00007393G

10.01.1920

09335 NUNAN, J. (Dr.) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

Patrika now admits the attack as baseless . Reply enclosed.
00007393H

10.01.1920

09338 BRITISH GUIANA DEPUTATION 02690 EDITORS

7

Draft of a reply to the patriks. There is no indenture system; scheme is nothing but a free colonization,we do represent British Guiana Indians etc.
000007043

11.01.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

32

Six Letters from Dr. Savarkar to Gandhiji asking Gandhiji's advice to secure release: one from Bhat [Assistant editor, Maratha] to Kaka Saheb Kalelkar, one Gandhiji's letter to Dr. Savarkar. Two Petitions to the Governor. One Ganesh Damodar Savarkar promise to work the reforms. Synopsis of the career of both.
000007045

12.01.1920

00684 MISTRI, J. G. 00530 NAVAJIVAN

2

Gandhiji's offer of prizes is very laudable. I propose to make one Charka. Then foolish arguments against power-machines.
000007047

12.01.1920

00687 MANILAL M. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Rs.100/- for Mrs. Bhai Permanand Rs.50/- for the saviour of Miss Sherwood's life. Rs.50/- for Punjab Relief of in any way you like.
000007046

12.01.1920

00685 DAYALJI NANUBHAI 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

All arrangements have been made for Jawaharlal Nehru's comfortable stay. The bearer's brother and other boys were fined. What should to do ?
000007089

12.01.1920

00724 GANDHI, VIRJILAL A 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

5

I have myself suggested only Rs.60/- and free quarters, as my salary. I will somehow manage in it. I will join by 31st January.
000007044

12.01.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

66

Correspondence between Sheth Mangaldas, Gandhiji and Sheth Ambalal Sarabhai and Collector and Commissioner. Mangaldas charges Gandhiji with obstinacy and Ambalal with under-hand methods: Beginning of the method of arbitration System.
000007051

13.01.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00690 LUCHMAYA

1

I have read your letter and literature: I shall see you on, but I cannot give much time being too busy. so come ready.
000007053

13.01.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00692 BARNES, George (Sir) [Commerce Member]

3

The right of Indians to hold property by forming corporations should be maintained. Municipal powers should not be extended till Indian tights are safeguarded please send me something on East Africa as you did on South Africa.
000007050

13.01.1920

00689 TRIVEDI, DEOSHANKAR J. 00530 NAVAJIVAN

2

There being only one ticket-window, there is great rush, at Ahmedabad. No lights in the train leaving Ahmedabad at 6 A.M. etc.
000007048

13.01.1920

00166 TIMES OF INDIA 00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

1

Much obliged for pointing out the serious inaccuracy in our report. My sincere regrets. It will be corrected on January 14th.
00007034A

13.01.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00673 AIYER, C. P. Ramaswami

1

The resolution was a comprimise and so cannot satisfy all parties
000007049

13.01.1920

00688 LARKHANA RECEPTION COMMITTEE 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Earnestly request your presence. Pray wire consent because holding (up) invitations. - P.T.S.
000007027

13.01.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01832 WEST, Ada (Devi) (Miss)

4

A restrained unmarried life is superior to a married one. One need not change one's faith to appreciate the beauties of another faith.
000007052

13.01.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 05484 PETERSEN, Anne Marie (Miss)

3

Miss Faering may freely stay at yours during Christmas [Xmas}. I have a fine perception of the truth of Hinduism, which is that I should wish others to be best specimens of their own faith and not be Hindus.
000026392

14.01.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01401 TAGORE, Rabindranath

2

It is postponed. Can you come now. There is ample time.
000007054

14.01.1920

00693 ANANTRAM KHEMCHAND 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

There is great tension here regarding the road that a Hindu procession should pass through. Please do come before things get out of hand.
000007055

14.01.1920

00694 RAM BIHARILAL [SANSKRIT-PROF.] 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

8

Only a universally accepted aspects of religion, i.e. the eight-told way of "Yoga" be emphasised and preached by a society newly founded.
00007125D

15.01.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09324 FRANCH (Mr.) PUNJAB GOVT.CAMP

2

Men were subjected to inhuman treatment and women were molested. Please inquire:
000007057

15.01.1920

00695 MARWADI, SAMANT C/O-SERVANTS O 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

7

Some of the yarn I sent to Lathi was stolen. New taxes have been imposed on Weavers at Lathi after we sent our yarn there . Other merchant pay higher rate and so none except. Ramji weave our yarn.
000007059

15.01.1920

00696 META. B. A. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

British Zilla is happy. It can even demand Chelmsford's dismissal. Here, in Kathiawar. People are in jail without warrants etc.
00007125C

15.01.1920

09323 SINGH KISHAN 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Please get remittance of the fine imposed of my son; and his school Leaving Certificate.
000007056

15.01.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

9

Gandhiji's award as sole arbitrator in the case and correspondence connected with it. Captain AzAmtussalaamla to pay Rs.8000/- [Between AzAmtussalaamla and Gandhiji & Devidas Solicitors].
000007058

15.01.1920

13802 WINTERBOTTOM, Florence (Miss) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

Two cordial letters of Miss F. Winterbottom, who cherishes the same ideals as Gandhiji, but who, as he says, cannot put them into practices. Nice letters.
000007060

16.01.1920

00697 GRIJKISHORE BABU 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

18

Vidyanandji has unnecessarily raised this row under your name. Durbhanga Tenants are happier than all their neighbours. Darbhanga is within his rights in his demand of 25% from buyer of lands.
00007027C

17.01.1920

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

4

Agenda to consider proposals regarding Indians overseas;and amendments in the constitution [Agenda of managing Committee of the Association].
000007061

17.01.1920

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

4

I am going to Karachi on 22nd. I pray for your blessings. Second Letter. I reached Karachi on 26th. I am told I am now to be permitted - that leaves the meaning of foreigner unsettled.
000007072

18.01.1920

00706 ADAJANIA, Sorabji (Mrs.) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

I have not yet received the Rs.900/-
00007043A

18.01.1920

09318 SAVARKAR, N. D. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Government says his case is not to be codidered .His health is failing Please do something.
000007062

19.01.1920

00699 ASAF ALI 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

12

I can understand the economical and political aspects, but not the religious. Animals are for man's use - that is nature's purpose.
00007027D

19.01.1920

09315 THAKOR S.T. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Please fuide us regarding method of working etc. We will ;be going in deputation to England.
00007027L

20.01.1920

09316 GOOLABKHAN PEERKHAN 00416 GANDHI, Chhaganlal K.

1

Goods sent by you have been despatched to Mr. Rustomjee,Durban.
000007066

20.01.1920

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

6

As usual full of love and sincerity. She opens her heart to Bapu and confesses her weaknesses. Ba is difficult to please. Mahadev is Over-Worried over his illness.
000007067

21.01.1920

00701 SINHA, S. P. (Sir) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

Very grateful for the recognition of my part in the Indian Reforms Act, by one "who possesses the affection" of millions of Indians.
000007075

22.01.1920

00709 VIDYANAND MADHUBARI 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Kindly come soon. Coaxing cajoling threatening by Raj continues. Returning delegates maltreated come as promised.
000007068

23.01.1920

00702 HUSAIN, A. Ali 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Who gave you the information on which your speech was based ?
00007068A

24.01.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09320 HUSAIN, S. Ali

1

It was furnishe at meerut and by people who incited me to your place. If it is not correct you supply your version.
000007063

24.01.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00609 REGISTRAR, HIGH COURT

1

The 3rd of March will suit me for the hearing of the suit against Mahadev Desai and myself.
000007069

24.01.1920

00703 NAGINLAL AMULAKHRAI 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Sending herewith a cheque for Rs.5000/- for books to be prepared under your guidance, to be distributed free to village School Students.
00007043B

25.01.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09318 SAVARKAR, N. D.

1

Difficult to advise. However prefer brief petitions. My self moving.
00007027E

25.01.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09315 THAKOR S.T.

1

Be accurate in information and miderate but firm in your demands. Consult Polak there:
000007071

25.01.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00705 MADANAPALLE S.

2

Differences between Passive resistance and Satyagraha. (1) Satyagraha is a weapon of the strong and not like passive resistance of the weak (2) Satyagraha eschews violence and untruth of any kind.
000007064

25.01.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00699 ASAF ALI

6

We shall agree to differ. Man realises his highest station by abstinence, not by indulgence. Man is more man as he abstains more: But I know that beef is used mostly by Christians. Hindus should protest against that first.
000007070

25.01.1920

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

1

"An well on the mind but why art thou so unkind ? Oh ! for a love letter from you !"
00007072A

26.01.1920

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

1

She says she has not yet received it . Please send the money.
000007073

26.01.1920

00707 SREEKANTAN P. S. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

I am a student of the National College, studying journalism. Can I serve you in the "Young India" office and be trained ?
000007074

26.01.1920

00708 ADVANI, Lalchand 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

I said I would require Rs.100/- but I realize that I need Rs. 130/- at least. But that I leave to you; and am joining "Young India on 1st.
000007093

26.01.1920

00729 CHANDU 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Farmers are keeping some cotton for spinning. Old women begun to play the wheel; in Gondal 25 wheels are set working, etc.
000007094

26.01.1920

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

2

The owners are willing to give away part of it free but not willing to sell the whole. You and Pt. Malaviyaji do the needful. I am too ill.
000007076

27.01.1920

00710 PREM SINGH 00711 GOVERNOR OF BOMBAY & VICEROY OF

5

As I came to know that your honour is always helping the poor I send you a copy of a petition to the Viceroy which shows how my property is taken away and I was imprisoned etc.
00007393K

27.01.1920

09335 NUNAN, J. (Dr.) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

6

Jehangir petit anxious to have you opening regarding Guiana colonization Scheme. Meeting Imperial Citizenship Association;Friday.
000007077

28.01.1920

00712 SHAHZADI FATMA S. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Herewith my papers. Please secure some land or monthly subsistence from Government. I belong to a high family. Gandhiji's Reply: I cannot do anything.
000007078

28.01.1920

00713 BAJAJ, Jamnalal 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

If proper, my Calcutta branch will help Harilal in his venture: I will do my best regarding funds for the Ashram building and "Hindi-Prachar".
000007079

28.01.1920

00714 CHAND, K. K. [HON., LEGISLATIVE] 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

I send herewith an unended form of the resolution. I shall move if allowed. What do you think of my Dyer resolution ? It is disallowed.
000007065

28.01.1920

00699 ASAF ALI 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Sorry I cannot agree. If animals are not for man's use, I should not take milk at all. Abstinence has limits and is for Ascetics.
000007080

29.01.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00715 AGASHE, V. T.

1

I have gone through your memorial. Your case does not appear to be one requiring unavoidable relief from public purse.
000007081

29.01.1920

00716 MURARILAL 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Execution fixed 31st. Pray Viceroy for post-ponement pending Majesty's orders to public prayers.
00007393J

29.01.1920

09335 NUNAN, J. (Dr.) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

Can I see you in Lahore Sunday morning? Wire:
00007393I

29.01.1920

09335 NUNAN, J. (Dr.) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Will call Sunday 4'o clock.
00007087A

30.01.1920

06872 ASAR, LAXMIDAS 00899 GANDHI, Maganlal K.

1

Please give me details about the machine there:
000007087

30.01.1920

00722 ASAR, LAXMIDAS PURUSHOTTAM 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

I have across the picture of a new wheel which produces 2 1/2 times as much as the old wheel. Also inquiries about the doubling machine. An gron Spinning-Wheel produces 1 1/2 of the old wheel.
000007088

30.01.1920

00723 NARAYAN ROW S. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

I am Losing my ancestral property worth Rs.3500/-. I have a wife and five children Please help me out of the trouble. I will then join you.
00007066A

30.01.1920

13383 FAERING, Esther (Miss) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

I am weak.- shall try to maintain health etc.
000007082

30.01.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

26

Letter to Gandhiji enclosing three petitions from Delhi Staff; Three wires and one letter to Gandhiji from Punjab staff; and one Wire from Kashmir, one letter from Nagpur, Gandhiji's letter to Barnes urging increase soon. Two Wires protesting against very law increase.
000007086

31.01.1920

00721 VAKIL FATECHAND R. SADRA 00530 NAVAJIVAN

8

Mahikantha people suffer most from the "Swaries" [Camping of the officers of the British Agency]. Herewith our petitions which was rejected as the reply shows.
000007083

31.01.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00717 BROWN, (Mrs.)

1

I take it that you have acquired the site but you do not want to hurt people's feeling and wish to avoid prosecution if possible.
000007084

31.01.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00719 DHRUWA, ANANDSHANKAR (Benares)

2

I see non except you having both learning and character. So I humbly approach you with a request to write out such books. I treasure the love that prompted you to send the picture:
000007085

31.01.1920

00720 GORAKHPRASAD MOTIHARI 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

The riots are so glad you will come ! - and with Ali-brothers if possible ! We propose to give an address to Lieutenant Governor. You should write to him regarding my correspondence with the Hamoud.
00007393M

31.01.1920

00689 TRIVEDI, DEOSHANKAR J. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

5

Please attend the meeting for considering British Guiana Scheme. Wire views on proposed protest against East African Ordinance of 1919.
000011883

31.01.1920

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

1

Good that Miss Faering is lodged with lmam Saheb. I informed her about Ba's nature: Ba's whims are often obstructive. Serve Miss Faering as well as you do Mahadev.
000007395

31.01.1920

       

1

 
000007394

31.01.1920

       

1

 
000007095

01.02.1920

00730 RUSTOMJEE, Parsee 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

100 pound have been collected for the reception; [26.4 pound mines], I do most earnestly request you to procure the amount of expenses from Ratan Shah Kohiar. Why no letter from the Ashram and you ?
000007096

01.02.1920

00731 SASTRI, V. S. Srinivasa 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

6

Not being promised equal social status with Sir. B.Robertson, I refused to go. Will Muslims remain non-violent during Satyagraha. Turkey has been a nuisance to Europe. The compromise resolution is a unity of words only. Congress has not given a clear lead. Shastri distrusts Ali-Brothers.
000011884

01.02.1920

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

1

Your today's letter frightening indeed but thinking that your wire must be conveying later news feel somewhat easy. Would not like sticking here but for Punjab work. Trust fully in God.
000007097

02.02.1920

00732 NAND LAL, HEAD-MASTER 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Though declared innocent by the Martial Tribunal, I have been sent to this far-off Shahpur and am deprived of my. grade of Rs 100-140. Includes Nand Lal's another letter.
000007098

02.02.1920

00509 SATYAPAL (Dr.) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

They Viceroy and some Muslims are against them. Thanks for your efforts. The [Jallian walla] Bagh problem can be solved only by you shraddhanandji threw up the thing in disgust. Undertaking is objected to, by Abdul Hac and others.
000007102

03.02.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00738 FRENCH, L. [Punjab Govt.]

1

I have not worried you even with an inquiry as to why many political prisoners are not yet discharged. But will you tell me if Bhai Permanand and others will be released; also why under taking is demanded ?
000007100

03.02.1920

00735 VENKATRAMAN A. 00736 CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION, Secretary

9

I am a barrister and served the Empire on the Volunteer Corps organised by M.K. Gandhi as the testimonials show. [One testimonial from Gandhiji. Also full composition of Indian Volunteer Committees.
000007101

03.02.1920

00737 PANDE S. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

I am a Brahmin of Kanoj earning Rs.15/- per month. I want the amount to marry my two daughters according to caste rules.
000007099

03.02.1920

00734 META MADHAVDAS 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

7

I send you copies of Harilal's letters to me to show Harilal's preserve attitude. Refuses to repay Rs. 8000/- Harilal's Letters: you can go to Law. Do not harass Pragji and Medh, who, are not my partners. Legally I have very little to pay.
00007079A

04.02.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00714 CHAND, K. K. [HON., LEGISLATIVE]

1

Even of the Viceroy had not ruled it out I think it to be premature:
000007103

04.02.1920

00739 GORAKH PRASAD 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Since you are busy, I learn, you will not come now. But please do not drop it, altogether. If Ali-Brothers come here Hindu-Muslim Unity will be secured.
00007072B

04.02.1920

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

1

The amount has already been remitted to her.
000007105

05.02.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00740 DASS, BRIJASUNDAR (PRES. ORIYA)

1

Received your circular. Please Keep me informed of the [Oriya Movement] progress. I am giving a paragraph to it in Young India.
000007104

05.02.1920

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

3

Shaukat Ali etc. coming. We earnestly pray you come to grace the occasion and strengthen Hindu Muslim Unity. Gandhiji's reply: "Impossible".
000007108

05.02.1920

00741 FRENCH, L. [Punjab Govt.] 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Case of Bhai Permanand [etc] and other prisoners are under consideration. Undertaking is demanded for public safety from serious offenders. 638 out of 734 have been already released.
000011887

05.02.1920

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

1

Your letter are soothing. Allow Mahadev read my letter if you approve. Does Deepak fare well ? Esther's Condition deplorable.
000009161

05.02.1920

01779 PARIKH, Narahari D. 00000 "BLANK"

2

You press us to arrange for teaching Bengalee to Dipak. But we cannot undertake to teach in all languages. We are in experimental stage.
000009162

05.02.1920

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3

If I am arrested Shastriar must resign and should not go to England. All should disobey laws and keeping on filling jails on three issues - solution of Islamic problem, Montague reforms in a satisfactory form and abolition of Rowlatt Bill. Merchants should trade honestly and not exploit the poor and have unflinching faith in Satyagraha.
000007106

05.02.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

Tilk weakly yielded to Government in accepting a secret and restricted inquiry in to the Punjab. The moderates insisted and won. Tilk is crafty, not only towards the crafty but towards real gentleman like Gokhale etc.
00007393O

06.02.1920

02581 SHASTRY G 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

British Guiana Deputation stood on our cross-examination will see them again.
00007393Q

06.02.1920

09340 LUCKHOO A. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

5

The opposition to the colonization Scheme is not genuine but got up .British Guiana Indian Community is behind vs. News paper cuttings on the subjects "Future of Guiana" enclosed.
00007393N

06.02.1920

09335 NUNAN, J. (Dr.) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Matter fully dealt with.Have satisfied with regard colonization scheme, British Guiana Indians support us.
000007107

06.02.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

Gandhiji------- cannot be put out by Tilk's learned quotations from the Gita. His many volte faces regarding Reforms show that his policy is "Duplimacy [= Diplomacy and Duplicity].
000007110

06.02.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

2

The right to sell or transfer occupancy holdings be recognised,. Reward for saving Vidyanandji's life etc.
00007393P

07.02.1920

09335 NUNAN, J. (Dr.) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Received cablegram from Lord Milner stating that Governor cancels existing indemnities as advised by us.
000011888

07.02.1920

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

2

Your resolve not to say anything to any Ashramite is a justifiable We have no right to criticize others till wet ourselves are prepared to bar Criticism from other. Better and advisable for you to remain silent in spite of Maganlal's charges against you. Am rather agitated by the news of Faering's going with Lilavati.
000007109

08.02.1920

00742 WEST, Ada (Devi) (Miss) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

I fear I shall not be able to see C.F. Andrews, I am not well. Butter is now at 4/- per pound [ lb.], etc. Mother is dead. [ Four Letters.]
000007114

09.02.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00747 FRENCH, L. [Punjab Govt.]

1

Everybody appreciates the manner in which the Royal Proclamation is given effect to, but if all were unconditionally released it would have been more gracious, though I understand your view.
000007112

09.02.1920

00744 DISTRICT CONGRESS COMMITTEE 00745 LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

8

A complaint against District Magistrate for cancelling Gun-licences to holders on the ground of their associating with the Congress. [Congress : "A Seditious Body" : District Congress: "Self Constituted Body"
000007111

09.02.1920

00743 MAHAMAD ALI 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Your advice and guidance will be of inestimable value to the cause: I hesitate to act looking to the tremendous importance of the cause.
000011885

09.02.1920

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

1

Herewith a letter for Deepak. His mother etc. are worried on account of the separation They want him to be virtuous etc. Let us help him.
000007117

09.02.1920

01814 JERAJANI, VITHALDAS K. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Have arranged with Ashok Stores to buy the whole stock remaining in the Ashram and to pay for it.
000007116

10.02.1920

00748 SASTRI, V. S. Srinivasa 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

I am anxious regarding your health. I hope Jivraj will insist on your rest. We have accepted the scheme, but advise a deputation first.
000007113

10.02.1920

00746 CANDLER, Edmund 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

We have give everything possible by the Reforms. The Five-brands are working the mischief. All if there were leaders like you.
000007115

10.02.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

4

Letters regarding Amritsar : Report of a Public Meeting : [Copy of SN 7112] etc. [T = "Tribune".]
000007118

12.02.1920

00750 MAHENDRA KARAN JANKA 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

I send you herewith a booklet, thereby invoking your blessings on my poor Community. Gandhiji landed to the skies in the letter.
000011889

13.02.1920

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

4

Saraladevi is the only Bengal: woman married to a Punjab who insists that her son should learn Bengali. All our activities should be regular like a machine. Have asked Mahadev's pardon I did not know my letter would worries him. It is Mahadev's superiority that he could laugh at it.
000011886

13.02.1920

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

1

It is regrettable that has left. I am studying all of you. Since I have met kaka I am enamoured of him He requires. Congenial atmosphere Uncongenial atmosphere: Will wither him.
000011890

13.02.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

5

Deepak's had an unsettled school life. Hence he cannot concentrate on any subject for long. Another difficulty is about his mother tongue. etc. etc.
000011891

13.02.1920

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

2

After talking and discussing about press materials relates an incident regarding his experience at sir Narayan's residence, where the peon instead of allowing him inside made him wait for Sir Narayan in the Veranalah.
00007393R

16.02.1920

09342 POLYNESIYA T.C. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

5

"enclosing cablegram received from our Governor regarding strike in Fiji. Sending them all to the press tomorrow" Government version of the strike.
000007120

17.02.1920

00751 ZAFARULLAH 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

8

I agree with Hon. Khaparde's resolution [on stoppage of slaughter of milch-cows]; but it will be a handle to separationists among Muslims whom Government will help and so there will be trouble what is your view.
00007125E

19.02.1920

00747 FRENCH, L. [Punjab Govt.] 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Please send statements. Government will inquire:
000007121

20.02.1920

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

2

Tagore calls our cooperation sinful and I agree, 'We turned our men into mercenaries to help Imperialism' Non-Cooperation is not for service of the poor yet. Government is doping Indians with opium.
00007125F

21.02.1920

09325 LABHSING 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

Here the Muslim cultivators are under the thumb of big land lordsand the people resign to their fate.
000007122

22.02.1920

00752 DASS, BRIJSUNDER 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

16

I send you herewith some issues of "The Oriya" to acquaint you with our grievance regarding the beef-stall. A Christian [Mr. Das M.S.] presided.
00007393S

22.02.1920

09342 POLYNESIYA T.C. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Thanking for the article in reply to British guiana and Fiji Deputations. My reply is that though must be given to the fate of 64000 Indian souls who deserve consideration.
000007123

24.02.1920

00753 TATA'S EMPLOYEES 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

5

Three wires from Employees of Tata's, Jamshedpur [on strike] appealing to Gandhiji to come and effect settlement of the strike which involves 40,000 men.
000007124

26.02.1920

00754 WINTERBOTTOM, Florence (Miss) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

You were the subject of long talk. A leader needs super-human wisdom and you are a leader of men.
000007125

26.02.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

My 'pranams' on my birth-day. My whole life has been transferred during my year's stay. I love khaddar.
00007393T

26.02.1920

09342 POLYNESIYA T.C. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

To distrust the Governor on account of the word "agitation" is not fair. Place all your information before us or Barnes.
00007125A

26.02.1920

09322 TEKCHAN 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Please request Government to extend clemency to the remaining five persons.
00007125B

27.02.1920

00509 SATYAPAL (Dr.) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

As desired we have sent telegrams to Government.
00007125G

28.02.1920

09326 BATRA, MORARILAL 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Punitive police at different places. LabhSingh leaving for lahore:
00007125H

29.02.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00747 FRENCH, L. [Punjab Govt.]

1

Regret the delay in sending statements askedfor by you . Shall send them when ready. Please remove the police [Punitive Police], still stationed at certain places.
000007190

01.03.1920

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25

Correspondence regarding the Fund. 'Bombay's response is noble chiefly due to presence of Gandhiji'. An European's offer of Rs.100/- if the memory of European deaths in Amritsar Bank Case was also kept green.[Pages 18 photostated, 7 Rejected]
000007126

02.03.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00755 CHIEF SECRETARY [PUNJAB GOVT.]

1

I send you a selection out or the numerous statement police been withdrawn ?
00007393U

02.03.1920

00411 SHRADDHANAND (Swami) 00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

1

enclosing Urdu note of on Mr. X.Y.Z. warding against emigration to British Guiana I suggest - some body should be sent to England with our report.
000007127

02.03.1920

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2

Copy of Mason's Resolution that United States of America should give recognition to Indian People in their struggle for Self-Government Resolution referred to Foreign Committee.
000032781

03.03.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01686 ANASUYABEN

1

Gandhiji sends a telegraphic message stating that the judgement is reserved indefinitely. Jove is to reach on Sunday.
000007129

03.03.1920

00582 MEHTA, P. J. (Pranjivandas) (Dr.) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Ratmo improved. Going Calcutta. I follow. Advise Mahadev come Herewith wife for rest.
000007130

04.03.1920

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2

Text of a resolution of a public meeting and report of a speech by Mansion W.E. who said "Nothing worse [that Dyer's] ever occurred in the war".
00007145A

05.03.1920

04793 SANTANAM K. ? 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Translation of statements is going on. Draft reply on the back-of Expedite : 6-3-1920 see 7125 H.
000007131

05.03.1920

00758 LAW, Gordon 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

My interview with you here is the most prized event on my 3 1/2 years here: Thoreau[Mr.] has been my passion and you love him.
000024132

06.03.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

Since some months I have taken a vow to use only khaddar.
000007132

07.03.1920

00759 BIHAR TENANTS 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

We of Sameli Village of Purniah District are given much trouble about indigo to bring false suit against us.
000007133

09.03.1920

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

4

Thanks for your donations of Rs.100/- to farmers settled by Christian Missionaries. I forward to my successor your request for an Englishman to teach English [fails (?)]
000009894

09.03.1920

01849 SUBEDAR MANU 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

29

As desired notes on currency and exchange are enclosed herewith together with Report of Currency Committee 1920 and that of Chamberlain Commission 1914; both of which will be found useful.
000007134

10.03.1920

00761 WINTERBOTTOM, Florence (Miss) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

I hope you had some rest at the Ashram. I read your "Young India" in the Tube. It is good to hear so much of you.
000026393

11.03.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01401 TAGORE, Rabindranath

4

Thanks for agreeing to honour the Parishad. We will be very happy to have you amongst us. Please communicate your requirements.
000007136

13.03.1920

00764 GOKARNNATH 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Your wire: If meeting held Bombay 3rd April; Can you attend ?
000007135

14.03.1920

00545 GANDHI, Jamnadas K. 00763 GANDHI, Radha Maganlal (Miss)

3

The Ashram contains all the beauties.-without their accompanying blemishes-of life in England. Gandhiji and Ba [Mrs. Kasturba Gandhi] have done it.
000007186

14.03.1920

00796 MEYERS, A. M. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

11

European concerns are giving us discharge notices to make room for unemployed Europeans. The Writer has a Prima Facie strong case. He alleges that a private circular is sent by Government to employ 12000 European men.
000007137

14.03.1920

00765 AMRITSAR JAIN SABHA, President 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Punjab Jain Sabha requests you to lay foundation Stone of Amar Jain Hostel Lahore 3rd April Wire:
00007133A

15.03.1920

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

2

Thanks for the donation received from you.
00007138A

16.03.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00766 GIRDHARILAL

1

Yes. You should help and act according to my manifesto.
000007138

16.03.1920

00766 GIRDHARILAL 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Should Amritsar observe Hartal and extend Hindus participation in resolution ?
00007027G

16.03.1920

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5

An aggreement between Rev. Lucas and Parsee Rustomjee to establish an Indian Orphanage , donor Rustomjee.
00007027F

16.03.1920

01619 NAIDU, P. K. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

46

Mac Intyre is elected to the parliament. The Statement submitted to the commission is enclosed . Our fear is -Government may not accept findings of the commission.
000007139

17.03.1920

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43

Correspondence between A.V. Thakkar[Thakkar Bapa] and Gandhiji and A.V. Thakkar and District Collector, Puri. A.V. Thakkar vividly describes the terrible distress of people and severely condemns Government's heartless indifference and tardy relief. Shri.Gopa Bandhu's splendid speech and efforts. Also Press Reports and appeals.
00007141A

18.03.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 14182 DEPUTY COMMISSIONER OF POLICE

1

Will you tell me if the postal Strike and the attitude of mill-hands will lead to troupble ?
000007140

18.03.1920

00767 COORLAWALA, M. N. 00768 JINNAH, Mohammad Ali

3

Arabs of Syria and Mesopotamia have proclaimed independence under Feisal-I-, and Abdoola; as they are disgusted with slavery of "Mandates" They appeal to you to take up their cause.
000007141

18.03.1920

00769 DEPUTY COMMISSIONER OF POLICE 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Will you tell me if the postal strike and the attitude of Mill-hands will lead to trouble?
000032759

23.03.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

Gandhiji must have returned to Bombay from Delhi by now. The writer of the letter refers to the meeting of the Majoor Mahajan which is now arranged for 4th April. She also refers to the resolutions that are to be adopted at the meeting. Printed copies of the resolutions would be ready. Similarly, she asks Gandhiji to send the text of his address at the meeting. She would get it printed and copies of which would be distributed at the meeting.
000026356

27.03.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08481 RAJINIA

3

Original 9857
000009857

27.03.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01826 REZMIE, T.

3

Hajarat mohni says no body has faith in Non-co-operation movement. No cause can prosper without our faith in it. Mine is the way of self sacrifice and truth. Those who are not prepared for it should abandon me. All the front-leaders may see me in Bombay.
000007144

28.03.1920

00730 RUSTOMJEE, Parsee 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

If he does not, submit accounts; take him to court. I am fed up with your silence on it. Mr. West should be made to help us.
000007142

28.03.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

2

Very cogent argument to abolish caste-system and a strong case against Gandhiji's defence of the system. [The whole of the article against Gandhiji by a "Brahmo" paper] I.M. = "Indian Messenger"
000007143

31.03.1920

00770 ANSARI, M. A. (DR.) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

9

"Our forecast is very depressing but we think it represents the real state of the peoples condition". Will non-co-operation affect the decision of Britain regarding Khilafat. Kitchlew, Hakim Saheb will join non-co-operation movement.
000007145

31.03.1920

00771 BHURGRI, J. M. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

The Reforms Act should not be condemned out right and parties' programmes should not be based on the severity of condemnations. That would out many loyal Congress-men [Liberals].
000007147

01.04.1920

00773 MALAVIYA, Madan Mohan (Pandit) 01098 DAS, CHITTA RANJAN

1

Suggest your being Lahore 15th for consideration report. Otherwise Benares 16th. Wire your choice.
000007146

01.04.1920

00772 KALE, G. B. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

7

As the attached Government Report shows, I have invented all machines for producing cloth at home. I am a competitor for the Rs.5000/- prize offered by you, May I come to demonstrate ?
000007148

01.04.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

4

Annual Report of 1919-1929. Shows how vigorous propaganda was carried on by meetings and pamphlets. Also audited accounts for 1919.
000007149

02.04.1920

00774 SARDA P. M. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

Gandhiji is severely criticised for blaming Kathiawaris for hypocritical use of sweet words. The writer roundly blames Gujaratis.
000007150

06.04.1920

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

2

I heartily sympathise with the idea of the national memorial. In this there will be no feeling of hatred for slayers, but love for the slain.
000007151

07.04.1920

00777 KUNDANLAL AMBALA CANT 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Sending Rs.300/-;Rs. 200/- for relief or the Martial Law Sufferers and Rs.100/- for Jallianwalla Bagh Memorial Fund.
000007199

07.04.1920

00803 BESANT, Annie (Mrs.) 05517 ALL INDIA CONGRESS WORKING COMMITTEE

13

Mrs. Annie Besant's appeal to Censure Patel, and Khaparde for their mean-conduct. (1) I never induced Labour members not to move amendments to the Reform Bill in English. (2) I stood out for woman franchise. (3) I am slandered by being called Putana. (4) I did not try to deceive Congress members.
000007168

08.04.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00778 GANDHI, Devdas

4

He knows all who knows the soul. Do every little thing as an effort towards self-realisation. Then the soul is know. Till then have faith.
000007152

11.04.1920

00402 RAJAGOPALACHARI, C. 00778 GANDHI, Devdas

4

Is Gandhiji leaving for England, for Khilafat Question ? If so, Indian Politics will get worse. There will be Schisms : and Hindu-Muslim Unity will wither away. I object to it strongly.
000009895

11.04.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

English rendering of Bipin Chandra Pal's two poems - one "The National Day" and second "The Ganges Bath".
000007153

12.04.1920

00779 LALBHAI 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

7

I feel intensely that my nephew Pragji should separate from me and not even speak with me. In the distribution of the property I have suffered; but I deserve it.
000007155

14.04.1920

00781 SADHU SING'S MOTHER 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

My son Sadhu Singh was given 20 years, [then reduced to 7 years] is not released yet. Please help.
000007156

14.04.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

2

Mrs. Besant's letter showing where she differed from Gandhiji regarding the resistance to Rowlatt Act: and condemns Gandhiji for Resolution of Jallianwalla Bagh Meeting. [N.I. = "New India"]
000007169

15.04.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00778 GANDHI, Devdas

2

Saraladevi and her husband are in Bombay. While there I Saw 'Kavi' and talked long enough. Though, I am not satisfied, Bombay's contribution was very good.
000007154

15.04.1920

00780 MEHTA, RANCHHOD N. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

6

I feel very unhappy at the thought. His first stay in England has ruined us Socially and economically. We were just settling, when there is this news !
000007158

15.04.1920

00782 RAM KRISHNA SEVASHRAM [GUTHIA] 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

Two appeals by Guthia Ramakrishna Sevashram, [Barisal] to Gandhiji to relieve the terrible distress due to food and clothing shortage. "Women sell their chastity for a peace of cloth."
000007157

15.04.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

A scathing article against non-cooperation movement; foreshadowing anarchy; if non-cooperation succeeds and so hoping its total failure: In any case it will do very great harm by creating splits etc. [N.I. = "New India"]
000007200

16.04.1920

00805 TILAK, B. G. (Lokmanya) 00806 ALL I [President & members of]

15

(1) Mrs. Besant always tried to thwart congress Deputation I have documentary evidence with me. (2) She yielded to Ormsby Gore and gave up insistence of inclusion of woman suffrage in the Act itself etc.
00007200A

16.04.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

6

List of the accused persons who were not released even after the Amnesty.The list contains full details ; regarding residence, amount of punishment etc. All of Ahmedabad and Kaira Crimes of 1919;total 49.
00007200B

16.04.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

4

In view of the amnesty Please remove the restriction imposed upon us and exempt us from roll call etc. [Signed by two persons(of) for the Bawaria Community of the Punjab.
000007159

16.04.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

I say "Amen" to those Muslims with whom it is a matter "of faith" to offer non-co-operation. Britain in voluntarily breaks a pledge given to Muslims.
000009593

17.04.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01808 TYABJI, Abbas S.

4

Indeed the Tagores and Tyabji's are the ratities of India and they are her pride. I am not going to be satisfied until the girlies and Mrs. Abbas start spinning. Either Send a girl here or I send a teacher there: Do not worry for me. We are less than ants.
000007161

20.04.1920

00785 CHAUDHRANI, Saraladevi 00778 GANDHI, Devdas

1

As promised, I was going to write a post-card to you; but your father would not let me waste a pice when there is room for a letter within his own cover. Write to me about your studies.
000007167

20.04.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00778 GANDHI, Devdas

2

Had you any talk with Aravind Ghose regarding a Japanese - Hama Mityashi. As we have nothing to conceal, I have given all information about your visit to Aravind Ghose. I am not enthusiastic but I will not doggedly oppose Muslims' desire to send me to England.
000007162

20.04.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00778 GANDHI, Devdas

1

You are invited to attend marriage of Fatima,daughter of my friend - "as good as my brother"- A.K.Bawazir. My colleague from South Africa.
000011407

20.04.1920

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

2

I love to read some letters just as I love to eat. Propose to reach Bombay 20th. Foreign trip if settled finally will not be before 1st May.
000007160

20.04.1920

00783 NORMANTON, Helena (Miss),Editor, "INDIA" 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Please send your "Young India" more regularly. Will you send us two copies every time ?
000007170

21.04.1920

00787 SARALADEVI (Mrs.) 00778 GANDHI, Devdas

2

We are worried. Is it true ? Gandhiji :- Am busy regarding Panditji -[Rambhuj datt Chaudhari's] departure so cannot write you much.
000011410

23.04.1920

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

1

cannot save time to write you a long latter. Dr. Mehta gave me news regarding your health. cannot say when I shall come there:
000007172

24.04.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00778 GANDHI, Devdas

2

I try not to be anxious about your health. Andrews will leave us tomorrow. Jin-Vijay-ji is with us.
000007171

24.04.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00778 GANDHI, Devdas

2

We are awaiting the reply to the wire sent to Secretary of State [for India] Gandhiji ;- No letter from you to me. Do write regarding your health.
000007166

24.04.1920

00786 LAJPAT RAI, Lala 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

We are starting one in the Punjab. I am the chief Editor; and will appreciate your inspiring message to Young Punjab.
000007164

25.04.1920

00633 GANDHI, Harilal 00778 GANDHI, Devdas

2

The bearer of this note Pandit Shukla was a Sanskrit Teacher in the Gujarati School here: He goes to Benares for higher studies etc.
000007163

25.04.1920

00612 NEHRU, Motilal (Pandit) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Unauthorised manifestoes - like Tilaks' - are issued as to how to work the Reforms. Should All India Congress Committee give a popular lead in the matter ? Our London office demands 1000/-pounds for propaganda. What is your view ? [A.I.C.C. = All India Congress Committee].
000007165

25.04.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

2

They were due to Railway and Police high-handedness. But the calmness and conciliation of the chief Commissioner of Delhi saved Delhi from serious riots. [Memo. of Disorders Sub. Committee of All India Congress Committee.]
000007119

28.04.1920

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101

Facts about Vadod and Nadiad Town. Correspondence regarding imposition of punitive police and levy from Patidars and Banias only. Gandhiji held responsible by Collector. Shows also how the imposition was illegal, and improper. Police methods in getting evidence condemned by Government Tribunal. Atrocities by the extra-police on Women.
000007179

04.05.1920

00788 LAJPAT RAI, Lala 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Send immediately short articles Hindi for my new Urdu daily.
000007181

06.05.1920

00790 RAJAGOPALACHARI, C. 00778 GANDHI, Devdas

2

I refused to be chloroformed, as, apart from the pain which one can determine to bear with a smile, the shock to the nervous system is tHerewith or without chloroform. So why add trouble ?
000007182

06.05.1920

00792 ROY, K. C. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

enclosing herewith extracts from the British Press showing the detailed publication of Congress Report. Daily news- "The Indian Massacres" Daily Herald - D.Telegraph. "Violent attack on Viceroy" etc.
000007180

06.05.1920

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

1

Secretary of State for India's reply to Gandhiji. The Supreme Council has made the decision and concluded peace. India must accept it. No threats or agitation can move us.
000007183

07.05.1920

00793 PANNALAL VAIDYA [KOMILE] 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

We have a large stock of khadi of Mill-Spun yarn. As nobody buys it; kindly help our children by buying it.
000007184

08.05.1920

00794 PAPERS OF ENGLAND 00500 YOUNG INDIA

12

Letters from different papers of England refusing to put "Young India" on the exchange list. Only Daily Chronicle agrees to exchange.
000007185

09.05.1920

00795 VASANTMALA, Secretary 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Kindly wire lecture date for to-morrows announcement [Gandhiji to lecture during Vasntmala series.]
000007188

10.05.1920

00798 DHARWAR RECEPTION COM 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

People eagerly awaiting; your presence indispensable. Prevent disappointment, Wire when starting.
000007187

11.05.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00797 RAHMAN, Fazli [SUED]

2

Technically the British Government is doing the injustice and so boycott of British Goods is not the right remedy. I expect to gain British sympathy and so compel British Government to undo the wrong. Mine is modified non-co-operation movement [N.C.O.]now. "My position not so very spiritual as logical" -Gandhiji.
000022839

11.05.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08182 MAVALANKAR, G. V.

2

I am sorry to learn that you are going to remarry even before a year has expired since the dealth of your first wife think of your education and the first wife.
000011408

13.05.1920

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

3

After soothing and encouraging Mahadevbhai, Gandhiji referring to Viceroy's letter says England trip is certain and he himself will look to all the requirements for both.
000009594

13.05.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01808 TYABJI, Abbas S.

3

Glad to read that you feel like taking up more work. Your Congratulation are misplaced. Of course I deserve for drawing you out and still more for keeping you at Lahore: The girls should bring their future husbands also to the great cause.
000007189

14.05.1920

00799 TARACHAND 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

I will charge only as much profit as is charged by the Ashram; and that also I will give to an Industrial Home I with to start. I am poor.
000011409

15.05.1920

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

5

Your reproach to me signifies nothing but love for me. Used to tell Polak that I was his second wife. Is it so in your case also ? but what would Durga say ?
000007173

16.05.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00778 GANDHI, Devdas

2

I always fear your illness. Now that the Peace Terms with Turkey are published, my departure to England is a remote possibility. We have now to think as to what to do. Your letter of the 6th... astounds me.
000009860

18.05.1920

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

2

Do not allow the soul also to beill. The soul and body have correlation. Only few can keep the soul aloof from the sickness of the body. Keep mind peaceful. Take only liquid diet etc.
000009859

18.05.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01827 HERLEKAR

1

In the present circumstances Journalistic enterprise is the most risky. However for an unflinching seeker of truth there is hope. May truth and fearlessness be your companions.
000007174

19.05.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00778 GANDHI, Devdas

3

No praise is too great regarding his love and kindness. By his large - heartedness, he can do so many things. I am concerned about you but I trust your character will protect you. [Gandhiji's admiration for Pandit Malaviya.
000007191

19.05.1920

00800 SHAFFE MAHAMED S. A. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

I wish to organise Magic Lantern lectures depicting the harrowing deeds of Martial Law. What is your view ?
000032957

19.05.1920

01535 GANDHI, Prabhudas 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

It is nearly one and a half months since I have been staying here: I donot want to stay here for long. At best, I may be here for 15-20 days more: Mahadevbhai has gone to Belgaum. Deepak and Balkoba also want to leave this place now. It would have been better if you had stayed here a little longer to take rest.
000007175

20.05.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00060 GOODRICK, LAUGHTON & COOKE (Messrs)

2

There is nothing except debility regarding my health. I cannot walk at all; and cannot see the reason there of.
000007198

20.05.1920

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4

A list of 29 items including consideration of Mrs. Besant's appeal and Tilak's reply to it. Requesting remissions from Provincial Congress Committees. Complaint against Provincial Congress Committees. Agenda for All India Congress Committee Meeting and Balance-Sheet.
000007197

20.05.1920

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4

Bitterly complains against non-receipt of arrears from Provincial Congress Committee and British Congress Committee of contributions due to All India Congress Committee and balances from Reception Committee of Congress lying with Provincial Congress Committees of individuals.
000007193

22.05.1920

00802 NATIONALIST, A 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

"In order to get rid of Gandhiji and Shaukat Ali, British Government has arranged 2 collisions of trains of the O.R. Railway and B.B. & C.I. Railway. You should guard yourself.
000022838

22.05.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08182 MAVALANKAR, G. V.

1

Replies that G. has done his duty in giving the advice. Whethere it is accepted or not is not very muterial to him.
000007196

25.05.1920

00790 RAJAGOPALACHARI, C. 00778 GANDHI, Devdas

1

Do go and be with Bapu or you will lose the inspiration of a "Divine Soul" such as is not the good fortune of others like you.
000032958

25.05.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01535 GANDHI, Prabhudas

2

I liked your letter. Try to get as much as you can from Vinoba's company. I shall return after about 15 days. Concentrate on the studies in Sanskrit. Of course, music is also there: We have to take care of our body for the sake of our soul. I have known Balkrishna very well. I have writen to him a long letter.
000007176

25.05.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00778 GANDHI, Devdas

1

Why do not you receive my many letters to you ? With Shankerlal and Jugatram I reach there on Saturday morning.
000007178

25.05.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00778 GANDHI, Devdas

3

Though fleeting, the emotion she displays is unbecoming. Increase your milk and fruit ration, not rice which is not nourishing. It seems our arrest is at present postponed. A national school is being opened here also.
000007177

25.05.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00778 GANDHI, Devdas

1

Be moderate in diet; lead a student's life, make your body strong. Never miss the morning prayers. Learn up Urdu.
000007194

25.05.1920

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

10

I consider it "unbridled licence" to marry outside caste; am against promiscuous dining also. Arabia is less independent now under" British influence"; than she was under the Turks. The British will drain it dry.
000007195

25.05.1920

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4

A discourse arising from the possible mixing of grown-up boys and girls of the Ashram in class etc, Gandhiji is a firm believer in celibacy. Inmates of the Ashram are brothers and sisters. [A very frank discourse] A speech by Gandhiji.
000009893

26.05.1920

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30

Dated 26-5-1920 in which text of notification. Political No.2092 is printed (Report of the Committees appointed to investigate into the disturbances of Bombay, Delhi and Punjab.
000007192

28.05.1920

00801 CHAMPARAN TENANT, A 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

8

A memorial to Gandhiji complaining against illegal exaction and tyranny for cutting wood from a tree in his own tenantry and against illegal hushing up by District Magistrate and Police. [Memorandum attested by signs and thumb impressions of many others] (Pages 4 microfilmed, 4 Rejected.)
000024254

31.05.1920

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

2

One must not accept anything which ultimately deprives somebody else of it however lovingly it is given. Hence I do not approve of receiving present of foreign cloth even by one's near relatives. Let very one do his own duty.
000007201

09.06.1920

00807 BEVAN, Edwyn 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

5

L.G.[ ] never promised that Arabia, Syria etc should not be taken away from the Turk. He definitely spoke of Thrace and Asia Minor only. Indian Muslims should visit Arabia and first ascertain what Arabs wants.
000007202

12.06.1920

00790 RAJAGOPALACHARI, C. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Had you telegram. Words fail me altogether. I hope you have pardoned me.
000032365

17.06.1920

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

1

I forgot to write to you about the Ashram Trust. We should certainly have a trust. But think over as to who should be the Trustees. Should they be only Ashramites of would persons like Jamnalal and Doctor also would do ? How about you, Kaka and Mahadev ? The rules and regulations could be on the lines of those of the Phoenix Farm. I may return after a week so. Enclosed is a letter for Jagat Narayan. How about him ? How much does he draw for spending after food, etc. ?
000007203

17.06.1920

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

4

As I foretold, Hindus don't join you regarding Khilafat. I also disagree, but will join you as you are alone. Rather take up Punjab first.
000029451

18.06.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08731 KHAMBHATA, Bahramji Naoroji

1

Thank you for sending Rs. 200/- for the Orissa Distressed Fund.
0032367/B

19.06.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09259 SAKERLAL BHIMJI

1

Gandhiji sent a telegram to Sakerlal Bhimji at Rajkot expressing deep sorrow at the death of Vrajlal Bhimji.
0032366/A

19.06.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

A note referring to the tragic accidental death that Shri Rupani Vrajlal Bhimji, an Ashramite, met with on 17-6-1920. While trying to rescue a bucket from a well, he fell down when he lost the grip and was drowned. The Ashramites fasted and prayed and send condolences to his brother Sakerlal Bhimji at Rajkot.
000007204

21.06.1920

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

4

I yearned to be back, but I must go to New Guinea. I long for true manhood and courage to face to very difficult situation here: New Guinea is just stepping out on the most dangerous path of contact with West,[i.e. Western Civilization]
000007205

05.07.1920

00790 RAJAGOPALACHARI, C. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

I shall investigate them. You need not be sad over it. I feel that the complaints are the result of Harihar Sharma refusing to have Shanti Prasad with him. Shanti Prasad is quarrelsome and unreliable.
000007206

15.07.1920

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

4

"It is vain to expect justice" Montague is a broken reed. The House of Common debate on the Punjab was tragic. They try to shift the responsibility of undeniable outrages to Indian shoulders etc.
000007208

21.07.1920

00810 NEVIL B. C. R. 00612 NEHRU, Motilal (Pandit)

3

Sarojini Naidu's attack on Boswarth Smith regarding his treatment of women on the basis of Congress. Report may invite prosecution. If she [Sarojini Naidu] fails to substantiate the charge, the whole Congress Report would be discredited.
000007207

22.07.1920

00810 NEVIL B. C. R. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Herewith a copy of a letter to Motilal Nehru. I trust this will reach you in time to allow you to take any action you like to protect yourself.
000007211

22.07.1920

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8

(1) Establish village Panchayats to stop export of corn, arbitrate etc. (2) Co-operative Societies to lend money easily etc.
000007210

23.07.1920

00811 MEHTA, P. J. (Pranjivandas) (Dr.) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

As Government does not approve of your activities, it may stop them by arresting you. You may have known Montague's views. Your work must continue as it is noble. I will run to you to step in the breach.
000007209

26.07.1920

00582 MEHTA, P. J. (Pranjivandas) (Dr.) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

You may spend up to Rs.10,000/- to build it. It will be mostly for the use of the Ashram, I may use it only occasionally.
000010242

26.07.1920

01828 ANAND (Swami) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

If we divide we shall have to give one notice to the landlord and the staff to be relieved.
000007220

28.07.1920

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3

A gruesome tale of blood-thirsty murder an European officer and soldiers of a muhajarin for daring to try to defend women's honour.
000007212

30.07.1920

09300 MEHTA, P. J. (Pranjivandas) (Dr.) 00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

3

We must have a body like Servants of India Society. Herewith a proposal for a Bank to lend money at easy rates to farmers etc.
000007213

30.07.1920

09300 MEHTA, P. J. (Pranjivandas) (Dr.) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

I know are opposed to big schemes; but those who Government service must be provided for. Villages must be helped to flourish etc.
000007214

01.08.1920

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

2

I am very deeply impressed by it [nobility of Gandhiji's reply to Montague]. I am, however, not at all happy about the Khilafat itself yet. Sending resolutions for Special Congress.
000007215

04.08.1920

12950 KALLENBACH, Hermann 00545 GANDHI, Jamnadas K.

3

Cable to Bapu [Gandhiji]. "Kallenbach awaits your coming for just inner and outer earth-cure"-[At my expense]. Write to Gandhiji to come for my sake.
000023914

04.08.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 05548 VICEROY

2

Front and back portions of medals returned to the Government In the covering letter Gandhiji states that the wrong attitude adopted by Government with Khilafat has wounded the feelings of Gandhiji's Muslim brethren and so whatever respect and love he had for Government is now gone.
000023915

04.08.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 05548 VICEROY

2

Front and back prtions of medals returned to the Government In the covering letter Gandhiji states that the worng attitude adopted by Government with Khilafat has wounded the feeling of Gandhiji Muslim brethren and so whatever respect and love he had for Government is now gone.
000007219

06.08.1920

00430 GOVERNOR, P.S. to 00817 CHAUDHRANI, Saraladevi

1

I am directed by His Excellency to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of 1st instant. The badge arrived safely to-day.
000007216

06.08.1920

00814 FAERING, Esther (Miss) (FATHER OF) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

I don't know how to express them. I can't help loving and admiring you for your Service to country and as you are a father to Esther.
000007221

10.08.1920

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

1

I write to inform you that your letter of August 2nd and your medals have been received. [See Young India, dated 4-8-1920 for Gandhiji's letter.
000007222

19.08.1920

00819 KASARAGOD TALUKA PUBLIC 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

You have our hearty sympathy and we will humbly try to tread you path as far as we can. You are an example of Hindu-Muslim Unity.
000007225

21.08.1920

00820 SARABHAI [BAKUBHAI AMBALAL & C 00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

1

Sheth Bakubhai gave a book to Gandhiji titled "Foreign Exchange and Foreign Bills". Indian Economic Society demands it back.
000007223

21.08.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

9

"Western Civilisation[not Christianity] was devil incarnate. Non-co-operation Movement represented God-Truth". It would be to the eternal disgrace of Hinduism if they did not stand by Islam in peril.
000007224

21.08.1920

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2

Two English renderings of the National Hymn to the Motherland. - one in verse by Dr. J.Pollen.
000007226

23.08.1920

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

4

Am alarmed at Smuts attitude of almost compulsory repatriation. Has Indian Government given written promise to send labourers to Fiji in case of favourable report. Lord Milner has given way on all Points. The same sorry tale for Ceylon also.-"The Cup being filled to the full".
00007770C

24.08.1920

01571 MENON, Kesava P. 09346 DISTRICT MAGISTRATE MALABAR

1

Aparty of workers will be moving in the disturbed area from the following day. They do not intend hold any meetings at Calicut.We repudiate your insinunation.
00007770B

24.08.1920

09346 DISTRICT MAGISTRATE MALABAR 01571 MENON, Kesava P.

1

Permission is granted to visit the places.
000007228

24.08.1920

00823 RAJAGOPALAN, K. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

No retraction. Advised enrolment before announcing suspension.
000007227

24.08.1920

00823 RAJAGOPALAN, K. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Yakub Hussein advises me to get myself enrolled - I have finished apprenticeship - and then no-cooperate. so I postpone for a week.
000007229

24.08.1920

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

2

He holds the same views and has the same feelings for you. Your N.C.O. [Non-cooperation Movement] regarding Councils is splendid. I had thought you would not do so, in view of your past views.
000007217

25.08.1920

00815 KALLENBACH, Hermann 09300 MEHTA, P. J. (Pranjivandas) (Dr.)

2

You represented, as it were, a message from those years of my life, which I will consider the most useful. So kind of you to come !
000007218

25.08.1920

00816 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 00394 ANDREWS, C. F.

1

You are disappointed but the Australian Universities are crowded. A few students may be admitted in Sydney etc.
000007230

25.08.1920

00545 GANDHI, Jamnadas K. 00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

3

Lalaji's weakness is a 'tragedy': but those who go to Councils do not go for the sake of service. I can't understand them etc.
000007231

26.08.1920

00545 GANDHI, Jamnadas K. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

He thinks others exploit you and your work will harm the country. Mrs. Polak pities your waste of energy. Chintamani is their guide.
000007232

27.08.1920

00394 ANDREWS, C. F. 00824 MISRA, GOKULNATH

4

Herewith my draft as a specialist on the subject. Congress demands reciprocal action from Indian Government, where Colonies refused equal Status.
000007233

27.08.1920

00825 REZMU 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

Asafali has successfully persuaded Hakim Ajmal Khan, and Dr. Ansari to start passive resistance even informing you - by refusing to pay indemnity. it is due to revengeful temper and ignorance regarding Satyagraha.
000007234

31.08.1920

00826 POLAK, H. S. L. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

You blundered in boycotting Hunter Committee. The Congress deputes here bungled and caused such wretched debates in Parliament. Non-Cooperation Movement is "ill-advised, harmful and in appropriate." You followers are a discredit to you.
000012779

31.08.1920

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2

An ?? by A.E. written on the occasion of Macswinney's death in a British prism. ?? from ?? observer.
000024131

31.08.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

A written vow to wear only khaddar for ever except for head dress and socks in the first year.
00024131A

31.08.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

A similar vow but permenant exception for head dress and sicky.
000009861

31.08.1920

01828 ANAND (Swami) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

Shifting the press to the Ashram will save about Rs.4000 per year. Besides this we can get a post office. A regards the buildings, I undertake to collect fund and Maganlal promises to help.
00007393W

01.09.1920

09345 BARNES, George (Sir) 00394 ANDREWS, C. F.

1

Shastry,Vachchha etc.consider Fiji Scheme favourable if guarantees are given.Deputation to Fiji not yet sent. We have cabled south Africa Government not to enforce repatriation.
000007235

02.09.1920

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

4

I have written to Secretary of State for India refusing Viceroy's unconvincing, unworthy wire; and to Viceroy giving up my 'Kaiser-I-Hind' medal.
000007236

02.09.1920

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

2

Repression and arms cannot suppress N.C.O. [Non-Co-operation Movement] I come to India to do my bit; but I must have a quiet job. Worry etc. and causes sugar to pass.
000007237

02.09.1920

00545 GANDHI, Jamnadas K. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

I completely agree with Non-Co-operation Movement, but the anti-Bolshevik propaganda is a "Capitalist intrigue". "The Times" is unreliable and imperialist.
000007238

03.09.1920

00827 JAILAL, R. B. (VAKIL) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

Unless you express regret in a form previously approved by my client, Lieutenant J.P.B.O'c Hewett, the officer in charge, I will prosecute you.
000007241

04.09.1920

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

4

(1) Asking people to take Satyagraha vow to break any law that a Committee selected. (2) Recruiting campaign (3) Khilafat.
000007242

06.09.1920

00830 PHILLIPS, Agnes (Miss) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

6

"I often take down the book which Doke wrote and look at your signed photograph. It helps".
000007243

07.09.1920

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

2

This morning I found him with squirrels, perching on his shoulders and running up and down his body. One was being stroked by him. Also an exposition of Andrews views on Khilafat.
000007244

08.09.1920

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

4

I promise him complete rest and inner peace such as he can get now here else-Sabarmati itself. Here are Maharshi's presence and Barodada and Shastri Mahasaya to see whom is to love.
000007245

08.09.1920

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

4

(1) Khilafat agitation is too much pro-Turkish and taking sides of Sunnis against Shias. (2) We must not condemn Bolshevism, as Capitalism is the root of imperialism. (3) Deal with caste boldly (4) "Self Government within the Empire" is a misnomer.
000007246

08.09.1920

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

2

The Salt Tax in India is to enable England to fill the empty holds of ships with the salt. Non-co-operation Movement can be launched against this import. The arey[India] is also for Imperial defence and is a heavy burden.
000007248

09.09.1920

00832 MUKERJEE, RENUKA (Miss) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

May I do so though I am appearing at the next examination, and though my parents are opposed ? should I go to England for education ?
000007247

09.09.1920

13802 WINTERBOTTOM, Florence (Miss) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

At the Emerson Club, B.C. Pal said that Satyagraha was a weapon of the strong and you that of the weak. Now you have changed !
000007256

10.09.1920

00838 BOMANJI, S. R. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

My congratulations. Resolutions was the only possible answer to British attitude to Punjab. It must not evaporate in words.
000007249

11.09.1920

00833 SINHA, N. C. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

6

In the Santhal Paraganas, no lawyer was allowed till recently to plead. That made matters worse. [A strong case against boycott of Courts.]
000007252

13.09.1920

00836 MUKHERJEE, Tara Prasanna 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

I suggest you should form such a society with branches all over to provide people with rice, dal,and such needs.
000007251

13.09.1920

00835 DESAI, R. A. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

I have resigned Local Board Membership and Presidentship. Should I form co-operative Society also ?
000007250

13.09.1920

00834 TEMBE, V. H. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

Non-Brahmins exploit your speech to hit Brahmins. The quarrel is serious. I doubt if these are your views.
000008719

13.09.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

4

Sent to 'Survey Graphic' of America.
00007249A

14.09.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00833 SINHA, N. C.

2

Government will not relish voluntarily avoid of courts by people. Lawyers are leaders to-day . Let them be whole-time leaders.
000007257

15.09.1920

00839 BHANSALI, J. P. ? 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

I was a post-graduate student having a Scholarship of Rs.50/- per month. I have given it up. Will you give me any work ?
000007253

15.09.1920

00837 TILAK, D.N. DEDITOR OF "DNYANOD 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Had Non Co-operation Movement been based on the Punjab it would have been something; but this means winking at Armenian massacres by Turks - Again, Jesus asks us to co-operate with powers that be.
000007254

16.09.1920

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

2

It was splendid that Non-Co-operation Movement Resolution was passed. We must implement it now. Our chief object should be social service.
00007393V

17.09.1920

09343 GOVERNMENT OF INDIA 09344 PETIT, J. B. (Jehangir Bomanji)

3

We cannot order inquiry into Fiji riots; there is not even 'prima facie' case for it .Reference to Manilal also.
00007248B

17.09.1920

00832 MUKERJEE, RENUKA (Miss) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

I shall appear at the Examination and then leave. For the sake of India , Please do not tax your health.More when you are better.
000007258

17.09.1920

00840 PETAWAL J.W.LECTURER OF THE 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

To provide for all, machinery would be worked by turns: and the leisure utilised in increasing knowledge of comfort.
000007255

17.09.1920

00612 NEHRU, Motilal (Pandit) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

I have resigned from United Province council and refused 4 fat briefs already : but I fear for "the Independent" which I finance. The letter herewith discloses a disgraceful state of British Committee of Indian National Congress, [London].
000007260

18.09.1920

00842 ROY, LALITA 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

5

My father wants me to finish this term. What should I do to serve my country ? Should I continue to engage a private tutor ?
000007259

18.09.1920

00841 TIRUKUTASUNDARAM P. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

I have failed to convince my family members of the need for simplicity and rigour. So I would like to be trained in your Ashram to get moral strength.
000009865

19.09.1920

01832 WEST, Ada (Devi) (Miss) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

The writer informs Gandhiji about the hostel affairs at Durban, about her brothers, health and complains about the indifferent attitude of the "Indian Opinion" management towards him who is supposed to be the Editor still.
00007250A

20.09.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00834 TEMBE, V. H.

2

My words are correctly reproduced but they torn from context . I wish Brahmins deal justly with non-Brahmins.
000007239

20.09.1920

00828 JAIL LAL R.B. VAKIL 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

5

I am satisfied that Lieutenant Hewett's Statements are correct, and I desire to express regret that the allegations were published. [Published in "Young India" dated 29-9-1920.]
000007541

20.09.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

8

Two articles showing the causes and the present plight of society and school-teachers; an appeal to them to rise to the demands of the day [Printed on pages 30.31 of nave given dated 26-9-1920 and on page 34 of nave given dated 3-10-1920]
000007263

21.09.1920

00157 GANDHI, M.K. 00845 SAFDAR, Aga Mohammed C/O"ZAMINDAR"

1

He should make clear statement admitting allegations that are true and suffer penalty. No lawyer necessary.
000007264

21.09.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00847 KELKAR, N. C.

1

If she takes up Non-Cooperation Movement [N.C.O.] in full, the rest of India will follow and Swaraj within a year may be a reality.
000007265

21.09.1920

00848 TAMHANKAR D. V. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

What has happened to my pamphlet[Satyagra hamimansa i.e. Commentary on Satyagraha] It you approve of its publication please return it.
000007262

21.09.1920

00844 SHAUKAT ALI 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

Maulana is cheerful; case to-day. Zafaralikhan case fixed 27. Wire advice defence. Shaukatali.
000007261

21.09.1920

00843 MATHURDAS 00157 GANDHI, M.K.

2

Patel received Your Nehru's Instructions. Drafting his own. Thinks publication inadvisable before All India Congress Committee's sanctions.
000007267

22.09.1920

00849 KHAN B.H. (CENTRAL KHILAFAT) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

When the Sheriff of Mecca is subsidised by British Government and Jerusalem is directly under British forces, The Commissioner of North-West Frontier Province says that the Holy places are not in British hands. To Stop Hijrat is interference in religion.
000007266

22.09.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

51

"Instructions" signed by Gandhiji, Nehru and Patel with a "Separate Note" by Patel. Both are very interesting reading. Patel says that the whole N.C.O. [Non-Co-operation Movement] programme is not accepted by special Congress. [Pages 12 p. Pages 12+27 R.]
00007268A

23.09.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00844 SHAUKAT ALI

1

I am not inclined to come unless you feel my presence necessary. I want rest badly.
000007268

23.09.1920

00844 SHAUKAT ALI 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

[Invitation to attend Khilafat Conference] Punjab Khilafat wants our presence Wire:
000007269

23.09.1920

00850 BHATT, VENISHANKAR G. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

8

It should present both the sides of Non-co-operation Movement. Mere extracts from Mrs. Besant's speech misrepresent her. You start many activities all at once, but you have not men enough to complete them.
000007271

23.09.1920

00394 ANDREWS, C. F. 00000 "BLANK"

1

The stories of the Punjab, Fiji, East Africa, South Africa, and the infamous Turkish Treaty point to the inevitability of the demand for independence. [Andrews apologies for his weak submission regarding South Africa]
000007280

23.09.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

8

Articles against Non-Cooperation Movement by Annie Besant against Council. boycott by r. P.[Pranjpy] Paranijpe; on Khilafat by C.F. Andrews and against Punjab of Indian Government.
000007272

23.09.1920

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

4

It is "the superiority of the Ruling [White] Race." So, India must be independent. Hence my opposition to integrity of Turkish Empire: Ali-brothers [Shaukat Ali and Mahmad Ali] are not frank with you. You, too, have not make your meaning clear. Andrews opposition to Khilafat agitation.
000007270

23.09.1920

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

4

I disagree with "India's" criticism of your activities regarding my case. I am convinced of Ahimsa. If India sticks on it will be the greatest Victory for humanity.
000007273

24.09.1920

00851 PATTABHI SITARAMAYYA, B. (Dr.) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

(1) To boycott elections we are having Taluka Conferences. (2) A punchayat court with respectable judges has been formed. People are very good; but they want inspiration, which is possible from you alone.
00007250B

24.09.1920

00834 TEMBE, V. H. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

The real problem is caste prejudice and customs which exist among others also. Please cisit us once.
000007275

25.09.1920

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

8

The merchant class, as a rule, will back you up and boycott elections. Some educated grumble. Patel says that you should have called the sub-committee and then drafted Instructions. Congress has not accepted whole Non-Cooperation programme.
000007279

25.09.1920

00858 SATYANARAYAN GUNTUR 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

5

At one word of sympathy form you, I will tender my resignation. I am very healthy and painstaking. Will you accept me ?
000007274

25.09.1920

00852 KRISHNAMURTI, K. G. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

How can people not under Government help non-cooperation Movement ? Why do you oppose boycott of foreign goods ?
000007276

26.09.1920

00854 SHARMA, K. C. VAKIL 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Should Indians file suit against Europeans, when the latter refuse to accept arbitration ? What about case against Railway. Companies ? etc.
00007277A

27.09.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00856 ANATANI BEHARILAL

1

Expect no justice from Government. Progress of Movement in India will have its effects on rulers and ruled there:
000007281

27.09.1920

00859 SHAUKLA B. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Announcing renunciation of titles as protest against Punjab injustice and Khilafat.
000007278

27.09.1920

00857 OZA, U. K. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

I have rendered Yeoman Services to states and British Government; but I have resigned. I have a large family. P employs me on "Sunday Chronicle".
000007277

27.09.1920

00856 ANATANI BEHARILAL 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Leaving for East Africa. Wire message for them.
000007287

28.09.1920

00864 MANIAR M. D. 00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

6

Bitter complaints against Nadiad Hindu Anath Ashram. The Management exploit Gandhiji's name and pass off as his their own schemes which are harmful and expensive. Ambalal Purani's criticism also.
000007282

28.09.1920

00860 YAGNIK, Indulal K. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Vallabhbhai [Patel] not coming. Request Satyadeviji to go Nadiad and Matar with Gokaldas Talati from there:
000007283

28.09.1920

00861 RAMAIAH A. S. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

5

Herewith my article on Non-Cooperation Movement. The article emphasis the moral side of Non-Co-operation Movement; and the moral necessity for its adoption.
00007027H

28.09.1920

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5

An analysis of the mentality of the White settlers who thinks they are a superior race and must sundue and then wipe off other races including the aborigines [M.R.=Modern Review.]
000007289

28.09.1920

00866 FRIENDS OF FREEDOM OF INDIA, Secretary 00000 "BLANK"

3

Indian Revolutionary exiles have succeeded in rousing the sympathy of United States of America and other countries by this cry only. Home Rule is no good. That will not evoke sympathy. We appeal to you to Join us. [By Taraknath Das, Secretary Friends of the Freedom of India.]
000007275

28.09.1920

       

1

 
000007290

28.09.1920

00867 FRIENDS OF FREEDOM OF INDIA, Gen. Sec. 00000 "BLANK"

5

A report of the brilliant activities of "the Friends of the Freedom of India : specially in preventing the deportation of Indian revolutionaries back to India; numerous meetings etc. [By Smedley Agnes, Gen Secretary Friends of Freedom for India] New York City.
00007292A

28.09.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

10

A printed copy of "Draft Resolution of the special session 1920 of the Indian National Congress.
000007284

28.09.1920

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

3

Milner's speech is a challenge to the East. Integrity of Turkish Empire should not be demanded as Arabs were promised independence. We must demand independence on Egypt model and then offer Non-cooperation Movement.
00007027I

28.09.1920

01619 NAIDU, P. K. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

The South African League got a good set-back situation in Natal deteriorating. Indians are neglecting their interests. Manilal and Ramdas should now be recalled there as they are rotting here:
000007330

28.09.1920

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24

Appeals of a small Sub-Committee to the Managers of Schools, Teachers, Parents of Students etc. to give up Government aided Schools. - by Kaka Saheb Kalelkar, Narahari Parikhbhai, Mashruwala Kishorlalbhai Pathak R. etc.
000007288

28.09.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

Draft of Resolutions regarding Overseas Indians proposed by C.F. Andrews for the Congress demanding equal status everywhere:
00007274A

28.09.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 07936 KRISHNA MURTHY

2

We want to do what is right. As Government is in the wrong it may be paralysed but that is not our objective. Swadeshi enables every one to partake in the movement .I am not opposed to boycott of foreign cloth.
000007286

29.09.1920

00859 SHAUKLA B. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Letter of the same purpose as SN7281.
000007240

29.09.1920

00829 JAILAL, R. B. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

You may not say "I am satisfied that Lieutenant Hewtt's statements are correct", but you must express regret in the form commencing with" I desire to express" etc.
000007285

29.09.1920

00862 BHATTACHARYA, K. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

200 are on strike as they are paid Rs.5 to 6 per month with rice at 4 annus a seer. Please help.
000009868

30.09.1920

01835 WINTERBOTTOM, Florence (Miss) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

Have no doubt about your confidence in my regard for you. Am wondering what are your latest action and thoughts. I would love to have you at peace with all men, but if you must be at war let it be a mercy ful and sane warfare:
000007293

01.10.1920

00868 MUKERJEE, S. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

I have non-Co-operated and given up my practice. I now approach you for help for maintenance of my family.
000007294

02.10.1920

00869 SORABJI K. (Mrs.) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Ask Kavasji to hand over the money to me; as he seems to wish to pocket it. I am helpless.
000007299

04.10.1920

00874 GAFFOOR, H. A. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Anxiously waiting wire date coming-Hakim Abdool Ghaffoor, Vice President [Khilafat Conference.]
000007295

04.10.1920

00870 DAS, B. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

I have refrained from voting. but under protest. But I fully believe in hand spinning and National Education and I offer my help.
000007298

04.10.1920

00873 ASHTAPUTRE N. N. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

I am a pleader earning Rs. 150/- to Rs. 200/- I request to give me Rs. 75 per month. I am already a Home Ruler. I can speak well and work well for Swaraj.
000007300

05.10.1920

00876 ALUR V. B. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

6

I have given up practice. Will you help me in starting a press and a weekly ? Do you intend to produce chaos as a prelude to order ? If so, are people ready ? Punjab and Khilafat do enthuse people.
000007301

05.10.1920

01417 DESAI, Harilal 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

5

You will be distressed to find how your followers - like the one writing the copied letter misuse you. Be warned. [Text of the threatening letter also given].
000009874

07.10.1920

01346 JAIRAMDAS 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

I am an elected ?? if the governing Board of Sind college receiving government grant. Advis ??-ophically whether I should resign.
000009867

07.10.1920

09447 BHARAT SEVAK SAMITI 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

We have selected you as President for our annual function. Please accept the invitation and fix the date. Public eagerly waiting for your Darshan and sermon. Request you not to disappoint.
000009866

07.10.1920

01833 JOSHI, GAJANAN NARAYAN 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Can you admit my son in the Ashram National School. I can afford only. Rs.10 to 15 per month for his expenses.
000007302

08.10.1920

00878 MAHAVIRDAS SADHU 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

Indian officials and Indians are more selfish and dishonest than Englishmen. Have you thought about them ?
000007296

08.10.1920

00871 TYABJI, Abbas S. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

6

Gandhiji charged as an autocrat. Jinnah is right in claiming that 3/4 s majority was necessary for changing the Constitution of Home Rule League. You are charged as an autocrat etc.
00007302A

08.10.1920

00878 MAHAVIRDAS SADHU 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Please send here the children during the vacation. Last time I could not stay with them.
000009876

10.10.1920

08910 SARLABEN 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Informs that she induced some people to put on khaddar at least on auspicious occasions and ?? songs to the Ashram Boys; that ?? desired her to stay in the Ashram. But that she has decided to leave the next day.
000007297

11.10.1920

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

2

People here argue that children should not be taken out of them as our Non-co-operation Movement is with British Government not Native States etc.
000009875

12.10.1920

01839 MODHR BANDU SANAJI 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Copy of the resolution enclosed. Caste people congratulate Gandhiji admiring his activities for the welfare of Indian public and resolve to boycott hotels etc.
000009877

14.10.1920

08910 SARLABEN 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

Pouring her sentiments she writes "Penitence is self imposed. While punishment is imposed from outside. You look a whip in your hand instead of ?? the of my quitt. So it is a revenge and lecerating. My mis. Conception being removed I aduitled my ?? and asked you for laur about my movements etc.
000007303

14.10.1920

13802 WINTERBOTTOM, Florence (Miss) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

The impression I had on reading "Hind-Swaraj" that you are full of bitterness may hatred against the British recurs on reading your articles.
000007304

15.10.1920

00879 BHARGAVA, R. K. 00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

2

The following is the text of the penalty clause [Fine Rs. 50/-] for a person neglecting to use diligence regarding Census.
000007305

15.10.1920

03719 PATNAIK, NIRANJAN 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

7

The enclosed circular will tell you as to how we propose to work in Orissa. Will you give your suggestions ? [Enclosed an appeal to students to give up Colleges and work for country].
000003523

15.10.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

The Congress (?) opposed Chinese immigration. Mr> R. (Rhodes) explained how he exerted his utmost to induce mine-owners not go in for it and succeeded at last.
000007306

16.10.1920

00882 DASTUR, DINSHAW P. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

11

I cannot choose between my duties to my country and to my parents. I am a would-be attorney, so I may lose Rs.5000/-
000009878

16.10.1920

08910 SARLABEN 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

You seem hot to receive all my letters. Now you add a hene son to my oldroues. that of jealousy. Do you ?? to say I am jealous of you ? I only laugh at this charge. Bhivani people urge me to attend their conference. When you will be there: Wire whether you alloud my presence.
000009880

16.10.1920

09449 SINHA, CHAKRADHER PRASAD 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

What course do you suggest for the livel hood of the pleaders boycotting courts ? Does the Ashram provide any employment ? If yes-on what Terms ? etc.
000007307

17.10.1920

00883 BHALINAGAR, J. P. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

8

I was an Auditor drawing Rs.105/- I am speak and write fluently English and Hindi. I do not want to impose my terms. [Enclosures are testimonials]
000009881

17.10.1920

01842 SUMANT K.R. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Beg to remind you of your promise to first us, Now is the time for it. boycott of schools and courts is seriously considered.
000009882

18.10.1920

01843 NILKANTHA RAMANBHAI M 00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

3

I differ on the point of boycott of courts, schools. etc. In response to Gandhiji's wish, I shall send an article in support of my News for publication in Navajivan.
00007308A

18.10.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01696 INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE

1

I shall peruse it and discuss it with you when you come and if I am here at that time.
000007308

18.10.1920

00884 ROBERTSON, L. [I.G. of Police] 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Please read the enclosed pamphlet. We shall discuss it when I come to Ahmedabad.
000009879

18.10.1920

01841 MISHRA, SHIVASHANKER 06036 SATYAGRAHA ASHRAM

1

Missionaries now a days convert people to Christianity. To combat this we luean to open schools with spinning wheels to provide tneaus to earnings. While learning. Sleous supply five wheels forthwith.
000009883

19.10.1920

09450 BAN PURUSHOTTAM N. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Having passed first LL.B. if I discontinue, I shall he disqualified to appear at the examination. Feel perpused. seek advice My father is old and a Government pensioner, desirous of amassing wealth through lue. Can I be ?? in the Ashram ? My wife is also writing to follow me.
000009892

19.10.1920

01848 TAGIYA GABAJI DHANRAJ 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Highly pleased that spinning wheels are now available. I require one; please quote price, yield of eight hours etc.
000009862

20.10.1920

01829 VOHRA SULEMAN ISMAIL 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Hindus do not allow us to use the well. We do not quarrel as that disturb Hindu-Muslim Unity. Please advise Hindus to allow us to fetch water from the well.
000007415

20.10.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

Gandhiji's Lucknow Speech reveals him as an apostle of violence. If Co-operators don't bestir and beat Gandhism, Government must take steps to suppress it.
000007310

21.10.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00525 MALAVIYA

1

To Malaviyaji : Propose visit Benares if you consent; Wire: To Motilal Nehru : Wire Malaviyaji's health. Is it likely be worse it I visit Benares. To Gupta: Unwilling visit Benares if Malaviyaji's health likely to suffer. Wire Malaviyaji's health.
000007309

21.10.1920

00885 GAVANDE R. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

I want to give notice to Col.Maddock to Stuke off my name from the Medical School Register. But I and my father have signed a bond to pay Rs. 1500/- if I do not finish my studies. Enclosed copy of a letter to be written to Colonel Maddock, reminding him of his insulting remarks on Tilak's Death.
000009886

21.10.1920

01845 REVASHANKER DADABHAI 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Gujaratis etc. ?? in good number there is every scope here for Non-Co-operation movement to ?? Request to send 1st class workers like Vallabhbhai Patel. etc.etc. about a week.
000009863

21.10.1920

01830 PATHAK TRYAN 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Due to illness and sort pay a distresseclteacher piteously appeal for financial help.
000009885

22.10.1920

08910 SARLABEN 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Describes her work amount students and workers in the matter of boycotting, Colleges and founding National Institutions.
000009864

22.10.1920

01831 SUNDERLAL 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Printed copy of objects and rules of a proposed society enclosed. An opinion and suggestion invited. Jawaharlal and Melaram consent to be associate of the society for the present.
000007311

22.10.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 07866 MALAVIYA, Madan Mohan (Pandit)

3

You have boycotted Councils. Can you not go further and either give up Benares Hindu University yourself or make it National. British Government is Ravana-Rajya.
000009888

23.10.1920

01846 DOUGLAS H.P. 09451 INDIAN DAILY, Editor

1

In his letter dated 21-10-1920 the writer states that the logical conclusion of the speeches of the Mohmedan speakers is that Christians should be killer.
000009889

23.10.1920

08910 SARLABEN 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Islamic and Khalsa collage Student are backed up my their communal leaders. Not so in case of Hindu students expt by Panditji but is bed-ridden-?? trying to bring weavers from other stations to start handlooms.
000009887

23.10.1920

01846 DOUGLAS H.P. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

Sorry. I decide to with draw from N-C-O, Movement, for reasons stated in my letter to the press. speeches of the ?? soeajers are ubtikerable. Assure you of my profound respect admiration.
000009890

24.10.1920

09452 KHAKSAR SHAIKH NIZAMUDDIN KARIMUDDIN 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

I, a medical of fourth year, am a government Military student. I give up studies, I shall have to repay Rs.900 to Rs.1000, is very difficult for the to do. Implove aderse.
000007312

24.10.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

3

Balance Sheet pf "Young India" from 25-10-1919 to 24-10-1920. Receipts Rs. 12761/- Expenditure Rs. 11835/- Also Tables of monthly Receipts and Expenditure for 25-10-1919 to 24-10-1920.
000007314

25.10.1920

00890 GIDWANI, A. T. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Will be relieved on Friday. Kindly wire instructions Gidwani.
000007313

25.10.1920

00889 HEADMASTER, D. S. HIGH SCHOOL 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

They broke our windows and beat some students Such N.C.O.[non-co-operation movement] will lead only to violence.
000007315

25.10.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

4

The Government has robbed us of our honour has humiliated us, broken solemn pledges and is unrepentant. It is sinful to study under it.
000009891

27.10.1920

01847 JAYPRAKASH MASTAR 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

Having learnt that National school are being open, I request you to employ me somewhere for I ?? to get free from slavery bondage.
000009884

27.10.1920

01844 DESHPANDE,MAHADEV G. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

We suggest that export of cotton, food grains and animals should be stopped.
000007316

28.10.1920

00891 ISMAEL, c/o MOOSA, A.H. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

He twisted the words "Allah-O-Akbar" into "Allah-Hukko-Bhare-Chhe" in joke and you did not stop him. Please let him not insult us henceforth. His remarks has offended us Muslims.
000007319

28.10.1920

00894 KITCHLEW 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Lahore leaders disappointing, even hostile. Serious situation. Come of send Mahmad, Shaukat or Azad.
000007318

28.10.1920

00893 RAY, LALITA 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

6

My father won't let me N.C.O Had I been a boy. I would have disobeyed him, but I am afraid to go out alone in the world at 18.
000007317

29.10.1920

00892 ASAFGAR KHILAFAT COMMITTEE 00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

2

"College illegally closed for 1 month; and many students forced to go home. Wire amount subscribed for inauguration Ceremony of 29th..." Mahomed Ali has sent the above wire to Shaukat Ali who leaves for Aligarh to-morrow.
00007313A

30.10.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09328 HEADMASTER, D.S. HIGH SCHOOL

1

The incident is regrettable.Please furnish particulars. I will also inquire; but movement cannot stop.
000007328

30.10.1920

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

1

Give Jugartam Dave Rs. 40/- from the School account. T.Karani gave for Santiniketan, not Orissa. I have sent the money there:
000007329

30.10.1920

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

1

Your main duty at present is to mind weaving and farming. If you approve of my charges, weaving will get great impetus. We shall have finished one good job if weaving is revived.
000007325

30.10.1920

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

1

Now refuse to accept any cloth which is not Pure Khadi. Do not send goods on credit. Glad you are increasing output.
000007326

30.10.1920

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

4

Ashram men and women need not be uneasy. We will wear ONLY hand spun yarn; but, temporarily get mill-yarn woven from out side, Concentrate on Khadi, not farming as 60 Crores go out for cloth.
000007323

30.10.1920

00897 ABHYANKAR, R. S. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Lokmanya Tilak's picture exhibited in front of Dr. Gadre's bungalow. I hope you will kindly pay a visit.
000007321

30.10.1920

00778 GANDHI, Devdas 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

8

I send you herewith a list of the usual mistakes you commit. My health has improved considerably.
000007320

30.10.1920

06128 KHATRI ARJUNA MANJEE 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

We shall be greatly benefited by your presence. Please favour us poor people.
000007324

30.10.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

3

(1) The name shall be altered to Swaraj Sabha. (2) To secure complete Swaraj for India.... see SN7296.
000007322

30.10.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

"His latest invention is that of a Charka which by its attractive pattern is liked by all can be worked in a drawing room at ease.
000007327

30.10.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

2

Concentrate on Council boycott. Get signatures from Voters without undue pressure: Induce candidates to withdraw.
000007359

31.10.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00923 HYDARI, Akbar (Sir)

1

Unthinkable. Mahmad Ali refusing vacate Promise shall certainly be fulfilled.
000007360

31.10.1920

00157 GANDHI, M.K. 00924 MAHOMED ALI (Maulana)

1

Wire fully position college. Have you not vacated college precincts ? Wire express Nadiad.
000007416

31.10.1920

00972 "DAMN-YOU" 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

"You Lamn old devil, bloody rascal, pariah dog, I will cut your vile old tongue. Son of some pariah man and pariah bitch etc.
000007417

31.10.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

Complimentary Ticket to Gandhiji No.128; presumably for the Nagpur Congress Sessions.
000007333

01.11.1920

00900 BHIKABAN, Tenants of 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

9

A pathetic appeal by tenants of a 'Mahanta' to save them from his oppression. Instances of it given here:
000007331

01.11.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

13

Report of a talk with Gandhiji [evidently by an Englishman] in which Gandhiji clarifies his position re: Schools, Courts, Non-Violence etc. - by Mahadev Desai.
000007332

01.11.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

3

Non-Co-operation Movement work in Karnatk has become difficult owing to insidious propaganda by Non-Brahmins by quoting an extract of Gandhiji's speech torn out of context. Gandhiji should change his view and prove his charge. Also an interesting history of Lingayats.
000007334

02.11.1920

00901 WINTERBOTTOM, Florence (Miss) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

You [Gandhiji] and Dr. Stanton Loit have entered into my life. you both brush aside the theoretically ideal for the practically possible. Hence your N.C.O. but perhaps to stop one pain you give another.
000007336

04.11.1920

00545 GANDHI, Jamnadas K. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

Britain is wholly against us. Witness her attitude to Ireland and Egypt also. "The Times" suggests your arrest If the present spinning wheel gives only Rs.3/- per month; it is useless. If machinery is bad, why try to improve the wheel ?
000007292

06.11.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

7

Evidently a list of donors including Seth Ambalal Sarabhai, Hon. Vithalbhai Patel, Sir Chinubhai S. Narottam Morarji etc. Also a list of amount received from the people for different Accounts.
000007291

06.11.1920

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

13

Report of the activities of the Ashram and the Ashram School for 1920, also a statement of expenses on land, buildings and for the Ashram activities. Monthly expense Rs.2074/- [Another clear and final copy pages 17 [1+16]
00007027J

07.11.1920

01832 WEST, Ada (Devi) (Miss) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

Kallenbach is coming to South Africa Strike of tramway people Very inconvenient etc.
000007337

08.11.1920

00903 TARACHAND P. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

My brother did not appear for his final M.B.B.S. and ruined himself and us. We had incurred heavy debts and built high hopes.
000007338

11.11.1920

00904 SHYAMLAL [CHAIRMAN, RECEPTION] 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

7

Account of an attempt by Ch. Chhotu Ram and others to break the Rohtak District Conference by foul means. People remained non-violent and won. [Reference to Ram Bhuj Datt and Satyadevji's good offices]
000007339

11.11.1920

00905 CHHEDELAL 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

12

Herewith my Scheme "to show how each province a national university, each division a college and district a school" etc.
000007340

12.11.1920

00906 RISHI, M. B. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

5

I am going to resign in protest as I was not given due increment in pay in an European firm. Herewith my testimonials. Please help me.
00007335A

16.11.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09329 SAHU, L.N.

1

Cannot published as it requires local inquiry and Verification.
000007335

16.11.1920

09302 SAHU, L. N., (SERVANTS OF INDIA) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Herewith a letter [published in a Local Paper] from Larias of Phuljar protesting against their inclusion in C.P. [Central Province], and thus under Hindi Languages as they claim to be Oriyas.
000007341

16.11.1920

13802 WINTERBOTTOM, Florence (Miss) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

I was much mixed up with cancer and so I feared them to be malignant, but they were innocent. I devoured a book "Psychology of Religion" during my illness. If shows what religion does to us.
000007342

17.11.1920

00908 GOKHALE, D.V.[Editor of "Mahratta"] 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

11

Please comment on the enclosed speech of the Collector. He threatens N.C.O.s. [Non-Co-operated persons] with jail for one year for boycott of councils and defends the violence of Non-Brahmins against Brahmins. [Speech by Collector of Surat]
000007343

18.11.1920

00909 DESAI, JIVANIAL, SECRETARY 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

I think I must send my son to a Science of Agricultural College. I shall smoothen your path by resigning my Secratrayship.
00007337A

19.11.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00903 TARACHAND P.

1

Your brother should have conferred with you but I cannot condemn him for not doing so.If we depend upon Government service we shall never be free.
00007027K

19.11.1920

13188 GANDHI, Ramdas 01340 GANDHI, Kasturba (Mrs.)

2

Both of us are hail and healthy while you are undergoing strenuous journeys' and work etc.
000007346

19.11.1920

00910 TAGORE, Dwijendranath [BARO-DADA] 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Non-Co-operation Movement is condemned here, as such, but just as a drunkard can be weaned from drink by abstinence from drink and supply of a substitute, So N.C.O.[Non-Co-operation Movement]is first necessary to free us from bad institutions.
000007344

19.11.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00000 "BLANK"

2

At present Urdu and Devnagri should be compulsory, but as Devnagri is the 'most perfect in the world' it will survive when Hindus and Muslims become real friends.
000007345

19.11.1920

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

2

I do want to help it and I do feel for Mussulmans [Muslims] - But not as a Professor there: Santiniketan alone gives me peace and self control The Poet's reception in Europe was very cordial exposing England's superiority Complex.
000023674

20.11.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00778 GANDHI, Devdas

3

Conveys personal news. Desires to meet and mix with new-comers.
000007347

20.11.1920

00911 HARKISHANLAL 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

If you do not sternly rebuke some of your disciples, my prophecy [of Non-Co-operation Movement ending in violence] will be ful filled please draft a scheme of your demands to make peace with Government possible. [z copoes]
000007348

20.11.1920

00913 YASUDEV 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

7

An Letter to Gandhiji giving forceful re-asoning the writer's objections; against the three boycotts - specially as the public is not aware of their full implications, and of Gandhiji's aversion to colleges and Gandhiji's view an Swaraj.
000007349

21.11.1920

00912 KELKAR, M. S. (Dr.) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

I have found it at last. 56th is the crowning year of your life. Danger to life in 54th year. Age 71 successful end to this struggle etc.
000007350

21.11.1920

00915 SHARMA, L. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

They get from Rs.5/- to Rs. 8/- :children of 10 years get Rs. 2/- per month. Rice and Dal are at 4 Annas a seer. So they starve. Women lead loose lives. No marriage system etc.
000007352

22.11.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

18

Harrowing account of day-light robbery by the police atrocities [Indecent also] on women also. Several villages totally looted . Brahmachari a leader arrested "A miniature Punjab" [Two accounts including wires to the Press]. One report by B.RamBinod's student.
00007355A

23.11.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00918 CHINTAMANI, C. Y.

1

A Non-Co-Operator should not canvas for returing candidate.Hope you will respect decision of majority of cotery if they do not propose to vote.
000007351

23.11.1920

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 00778 GANDHI, Devdas

1

His love for shows is becoming intolerable. Gandhiji had come here for students at Swamiji's Request - but Shaukat Ali has arranged too many shows.
000007354

23.11.1920

00917 NARANDAS 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

300 Students left to-day addressed by Narandas and Vithalday. [G.T.School students].
00007354B

23.11.1920

00918 CHINTAMANI, C. Y. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Boys should avoid rowdyism win over parents, study at home etc.
000007353

23.11.1920

00916 DAULATRAM, Jairamdas 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Hindu Non-Co-operators unanimously against it, as it may raise unexpected hindrances and give occasions for tyranny.
00007353A

23.11.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 05171 JAIRAMDAS

1

Confine to political boycott and avoid social boycott.
000022569

23.11.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 05104 ANDREWS, C.

6

Makes it dear that he should not feel committed to anything because G. said it (2) that if the English cannot treat the black and the brown as equals they must go, (3) that Swaraj will be worthless if intouchability is not eredicated (4) that we must fight the government which is the greatest devil of all and which covers the lesses devils and that (5) In political fight co-workers have mixed motives but in Harijan cause they are a select set.
000007355

25.11.1920

00918 CHINTAMANI, C. Y. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Shankarlal says you privately instructed N.C.O.s. [Non-Co-operators] to oppose me specially and favour my rival complaint against N.C.O's misinterpretation of Gandhiji's instructions.
00007361A

26.11.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09330 IQBAL (Dr.)

2

I am sure that it will prosper under your cultured guidance. Hakim Ajmalkhan and Dr. Ansari and Ali brothers [Shauted Ali and Mahmad Ali ] desire it.
00007361B

26.11.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01054 AJMAL KHAN, Hakim

1

What is this Quarrel about a mosque ? can it not be settled?
000007356

27.11.1920

00919 ROY RAMAN 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

Herewith the objects of the Association [to hold debates, collect books etc.] We have secured enough money and meeting place. Please oblige us.
000007357

29.11.1920

00920 CHINTAMANI 00921 GANDHI C/O NEHRU, Motilal

2

Thanks your wire, but too late. Apostles of Non-Co-operation have directed campaign specially against me. Nowhere majority for boycott of elections.
000007358

29.11.1920

00922 HEAD ARDASIA [UDASI ?] 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Solicit interview. Urgent work regarding Golden Temple. Kindly wire place meeting.
000007361

29.11.1920

00925 IQBAL, Mohammad (Sir) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

I am by nature a peace-time worker Muslims, being backward, should first gain Economic Freedom by having technical education.
000007362

29.11.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

4

The memorial should be closely associated with Gandhiji's non-co-operation movement. This unification will lead to Swaraj.[The scheme wants independent work and shows how to get money]
000007364

02.12.1920

00927 POST MASTER GENERAL 00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

1

The following correspondents are authorised to send them if addressed to "AJ" Benares. (1) Mahadev Desai. (2) Joint-Editor "Vande Mataram".
000007367

05.12.1920

00930 LATIFI, A. [Deputy Commissioner]] 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Please send me a list of all your publication on Indian affairs since 1914 with their prices etc to enable me to buy them.
000007378

05.12.1920

11083 DIVETIA NARSIHRAO BHOLANATH 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

You are spiritual minded by nature: Politics is mud. Please give it up and with is abuses of British Government. They are not Ahimsa. [A very beautiful loving letter] ["G" = "Gujarati"]
000007366

06.12.1920

00929 KAGALKAR, S. R. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

5

I belong to Hyderabad State but am studying in British India. Does your resolution apply to State [Native State] Subjects ; i.e. to me ? If I leave college I shall have to cut of all my relations. [N.C.O. = Non. Co-operation movement]
000007365

06.12.1920

00928 BHATT ,LALLUBHAI J. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

7

Protest against their Complete, unconditional admission on equal footing with others. "You are meddling in religion and creating division" etc.
000007369

07.12.1920

00661 HIGH COURT 00932 "AUNTIE"

4

Rumour says that Gandhiji revealing his plan to His Majesty said that he had made a pact with Afghans who were to do the violent part of his programme and then return to Afghanistan. The rumour should be contradicted.
000007368

07.12.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

He [Colonel Wedgewood] condemns Non-co-operation movement specially council boycott; but asked people not to put faith in British Labour or Democracy. Western Civilisation was based on injustice. [I = "Independent"]
000007370

09.12.1920

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

4

350 student are on strike. People are ripe as there is great discontent. Editor "Rangoon Mail" [a left-handed compliment to "Bengali friends"] is in trouble, but the lawyer here will not help !
000007363

10.12.1920

00926 SHASTRI , Vasantram H. 00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

1

Is it a fact that you requested a particular gentleman to help with money a relative of yours - a student of Wilson College - [a "co-operating" College] ?
000007376

10.12.1920

00937 ASAF ALI, M. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

(1) Should we advise accused to engage lawyer to defend themselves as complaint was failed by individual - not Government ? (2) Should We disobey Government Order to disband Volunteers ? Gandhiji's reply (1) No, (2) No.
000007371

10.12.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

17

Statement of the accused. The whole case is got up by BhojSingh in conspiracy with the police as we opposed his candidature in councils.
000007377

12.12.1920

00938 NOAKHALI, Admirers of 00844 SHAUKAT ALI

7

Your noble purpose is frustrated here by many Ulemas; who now spread their anti-propaganda elsewhere: So come here:
000007381

12.12.1920

00942 SOMNATH ARYA GIRL'S SCHOOL 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

As the attached resolution written by Ganga Ram Sharma himself shows, the property claimed by him belongs to Rupar Arya Samaj.
000007379

12.12.1920

00940 HASAN, Imam 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

6

I am woefully misrepresented regarding my report of our talk in three points Your followers [Viz.Shaukat Ali] talk of non-violence but they dream of violence. I cannot join Non-co-operation movement for this reason.
000007375

13.12.1920

00725 GANDHI, Harilal M.? 00778 GANDHI, Devdas

2

As I do not serve my parents, I make myself and you all unhappy. Does this unholy body (self) deserve a place in the Ashram ?
000007380

13.12.1920

00941 RUSTOMJEE, Parsee 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Take 40,000/- Build 4 Schools. Immediately after finishing [Within] 4 months [I shall] send another 40,000/-.
000007374

13.12.1920

00935 MASHRUWALA, Kishorelal G. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Indicates the deep regret at having to bid adieu to Ashram. [Reference to Vinoba Bhave as "a detached soul"]
000007383

15.12.1920

00394 ANDREWS, C. F. 00944 VINCENT, William (Sir)

4

The Country is behind Gandhiji - specially women. I suggest a Round Table conference and before it Inquiry Commission (of) on Punjab and Khilafat also. Gandhiji's demand regarding Punjab and Khilafat and Swaraj in a nutshell.
000007382

15.12.1920

00943 GIRDHAR GORDHANDAS 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

You do not get proper response because religious education is taboo in Government Schools and so people cannot understand You.
00007285A

16.12.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00862 BHATTACHARYA, K.

1

Please furnish details.
000007385

16.12.1920

00946 HEADMASTER MODEL U.P.SCHOOL 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

I get Rs. 35/- here from United Province[U.P.] Government. But I will resign. Please give me something and send me to Madras to teach Hindi.
000007384

16.12.1920

00945 SHARMA, PARUSURAM ? 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

It pleased my eyes to see a highly educated high-class lady squatting on the floor and spinning amidst simple furniture etc. [Sarala Devi Chaudhrani; wife of Pandit Rambhai Datta].
000007387

17.12.1920

00660 GANDHI, Manilal 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

10

Parsee Rustomjee is against me as I received at Phoenix the Gul family with whom he has unjustly quarrelled. Mr. West is apathetic to Indian interests. Only Parsee Rustomjee and West suggest cLosing of "Indian Opinion" but it is very useful.
000007386

17.12.1920

00947 CHHOTANI [Khilafat Committee] 00000 "BLANK"

4

To meet the demands of N.C.O.[Non-CO-operated] Students, Lawyers and Ex-Government servants, I propose formation of Working Committee of Congress and sub-committees to tackle National Education and Indian Industries Question.
000007389

18.12.1920

01256 DHRUVA, ANANDSHANKAR B. (Prof.) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

It is futile to quote religious texts in support of its removal. A series of articles showing the Khshatriya source of many castes, as present untouchable, will help in its removal. These must be written.
000007388

18.12.1920

00948 MAKESAR V. D. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

Sickening narration of the disgusting and cruel treatment to "Untouchables" and "Unapproachables" in ancient and modern India. Appeal to Gandhiji to redress these serious grievances.
000007391

18.12.1920

00951 MEHTA, KANTILAL M. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

The Orthodox die hard. Acharyas have failed to dislodge you : in debate so far. Hold a big religious conference and invite Untouchables to take part and decide this question.
000007390

19.12.1920

00950 GANDHI, M. G. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

"Vidya Sabha" is a fraud. He is a robber and the local Arya Samaj is to sue against him. Pandit Malaviya did not inquire on the spot and was cheated.
000007392

19.12.1920

00952 MANGAL DAS [VICE-PRESIDENT] 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

6

Every one of the Allied countries has gained large, rich territory except poor India. German East Africa was conquered by Indian troops. So we must claim it for outlet to our teeming millions. C.F. Andrews opposes the idea.
00007393X

20.12.1920

09344 PETIT, J. B. (Jehangir Bomanji) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Sanctioned Rs. 1000/- for indentured men returned from Fiji to Calcutta.
00007393Y

20.12.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

4

Statistics regarding British Guiana, assets Liabilities, list of timbers with price ,statement of cost of living etc.
00007393Z

20.12.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

4

Area and rivers of British Guiana.
000007396

22.12.1920

00955 MAJMUDAR N. R. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

(1) Open a "Central Swaraj Fund" (2) Co-/operative Societies for the poor; (3) Build FREE Cities to pull down Imperial cities. India is a family of Nations "Nation" is used for peaceful conquest by the richer provinces.
000007395

22.12.1920

00954 SHAH, AMBALAL H. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

Colonel Wedgwood's opposition to Non-Co-operation Movement leads me to think that after all no English man will sincerely help us. We should have faith in us only. Ben Spoor should not be allowed to vote at Nagpur.
000007394

22.12.1920

00953 GAVAI G. A. [SECRETARY] 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

We cannot be convinced of your sympathy unless you take substantial steps to remove untouchability; by including removal of untouchability. as an item in Non-co-operation Movement. The ill treatment is worse than Punjab-affairs.
000007372

23.12.1920

00933 HIRALAL AMRITLAL 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

6

Not even Gita is Gospel Truth to me as it passes to be the direct word of God. Untouchables not created by God. For lack of industrial mindedness we suffer. National Education should create it.
000007397

23.12.1920

00956 SASTRI, V. S. Srinivasa 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

Amriglal V. Thakkar [Thakkar Bapa]is, as you say, a fit person. But, the time is unfavourable owing to racial animosity and in Assam European interest predominates. Unless there is likely to be a riot as in Fiji, we should postpone inquiry.
000007398

23.12.1920

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

2

Some mischief-maker has created exodus of Fiji Indians. I read a book on United Province Chamars' plight I feel my work is here: Mrs. A Besant will look after Madras Strike. Chelmsford, I [think is] am assured is straight.
000007399

26.12.1920

00957 NIZAMI, Khwaja Hasan 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Arif [accused] refuses offer bail which is indispensable for defence personally without lawyers' aid. Wire detailed instructions. [Should a Non-co-operator suffer bail ?]
000007401

27.12.1920

00959 PERFECTLY NON-VIOLENT N.C.O,, A 00500 YOUNG INDIA

2

A page packed with charges, including some figures and quotations from an Englishman to support. Reference to huge but subtle economic drain. Those who oppose Non-co-operation Movement are moral lepers.
000007400

27.12.1920

00958 KUMARDHUBI STRIKERS 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Tarlton has placed unfit Europeans - his relatives and friends - over us, on big salaries. These harass and insult us. Please inquire and help us.
00007027M

27.12.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

56

Miscellaneous papers.
000009896

27.12.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

11

A copy of the Gazette, extra-ordinary, in which the text of Resolution, Emigration bearing No.9101 is published.
000007403

28.12.1920

00961 KASAM AHMAD MULLA 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

As per Parsee Rustomjee's order I send you herewith a draft on Cox & Co; Bombay, for Rs. 25,000/- which please acknowledge; the remaining Rs. 15000/- will be sent later.
000007402

28.12.1920

00960 NARGUND J. S. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

8

The Hindu version is that after passing a Masjid [Mosque] the procession rang instruments, still some were beaten and the Image insulted. Come soon.
000007404

29.12.1920

00962 "UNTOUCHABLES" 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

Please give us 5 minutes for interview. Enclosed our appeal to the Subjects Committee to remove our many grievances and do justice to us.
000007373

29.12.1920

00934 VILLAGER, A 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Railway authorities do not issue tickets from Ahmedabad to station within 30 miles radius Please do the needful.
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30.12.1920

00963 REZMIE, T. (Columbia University) 00964 GANDHI, CONGRESS

1

India Swaraj Sabha organised supporting independence movement. Cable affiliation explain the term "Swaraj".
000007410

30.12.1920

00967 BHOJRAJ, V. [EDITOR OF "SIND"] 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Herewith my papers which please see and advise me if I should depend myself as my friends suggests. I am a staunch Non-Co-operator.
000007411

30.12.1920

00968 NYAJUDDINKHAN 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

I have resigned from Legislative Assembly of Central Province. Will you be pleased to favour me with a visit to my house ?
000007409

30.12.1920

00966 RAIN MANDIR LIBRARY 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

I have heard that you distribute free your translation of a "Letter to Russian Liberals" If so, please favour me.
000007412

30.12.1920

00969 KULKARNI, G. R. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

We have established a Brahmchari Sang. Our Secretary wants me to dedicate the rules etc. of the Sanghat to your feet. Will you let me see you ?
000032848

30.12.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

A note sent to Gandhiji at the time of Congress Session in Nagpur, describing him as well wisher of the world, as a person who acted according to his conscience, lover of humanity, as bright as the sun but keeping cool as the moon.
000007406

30.12.1920

09132 RAMPRASAD 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

6

P.Ganga Ram and L. Gauri Shankar from the so-called Sabha P. Gangaram is a swindler and pockets public money. Come and see yourself. [see 7381,7390,7407,7429,7441.]
000007407

30.12.1920

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5

Third article showing how Government systematically roots out indigenous Schools. Four lacs students before British rule; now 2,39,000 only.[Note:Indiginious Education in Punjab"- the writer is of "Vidya Sabha". Also see Young India of 19-1-1921, Pages 22,23]
000007413

30.12.1920

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16

(1) boycott of foreign goods automatically achieved, (2) Communal Unity, (3) Non-Co-operator Lawyers can be provided for; (4) Swaraj easy to get.
000007408

30.12.1920

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5

Sale proceeds of excise in Rotar town Rs.36720/- Expense on education Rs.4000/-; that is people are induced to spend 9 times more on destruction than on construction. Litigation worth 3500,0,000 pounds in 1971.
000007414

31.12.1920

00970 NAZUDDIN KHAN KHIJU 00971 GOVERNMENT OF C.P. [MR. SLY]

4

Irvin:- Give your reasons regarding your resignation in person or writing. Sir F.Sly [C.P.Governor]:- Reconsider resignation. Your Zamindari rests on your loyalty.
000007419

31.12.1920

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00973 GURUKUL TEACHERS & STUDENTS

1

How can I forget the love you showered on my children ? Play the spinning wheel and remember the starving millions.
000007434

31.12.1920

00984 KATILAL AMRITLAL 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

9

Why allow currency of the word "Mahatma" in Navajivan ? - Your own paper ? Why accept money from dishonest merchants and mill-owners to be their friend ?
000007418

31.12.1920

00000 "BLANK" 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Rs.100000/- [One lac] for Tilak Memorial Fund earmarked for help to Non-co-operated Lawyers. If situation changes, the amount be spent by Gandhiji as he likes.
000007422

31.12.1920

00974 VIDYARTHI SHIVAPRASAD 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

I repent of having resorted to Government educational institutions; so I have given up studying in my Government College. Please advise me now.
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31.12.1920

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94

Draft constitution by Gandhiji generally approved by Kelkar. But A Ranga Swami Iyangar strongly resents Gandhiji's [Minority's]view being embodied in the Report. Gandhiji insists on and succeeds in limiting the number of delegates for making the unwieldy Congress business like change of Creed also.
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31.12.1920

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Resolutions of India Congress Committee before and after Congress Resolutions of the Congress. Draft by Gandhiji of the Non-Co-operation. Resolution of the Congress. Draft Resolution of the Reception Committee; suggestions by B.B.Chatterjee. Fourth day programme of the Congress etc.

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