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Correspondence  > 1923

Correspondence: 1923
 

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000008017

04.01.1923

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01287 YERAVDA CENTRAL PRISON, Supdt.

4

Please let me know why my request to subscribe "Vasant" and "samalochak" is refused.
000008113

07.01.1923

00730 RUSTOMJEE, Parsee 01277 GANDHI, Kasturba (Mrs.)

2

Build schools for teaching literacy also and not for teaching only weaving. Send samples of Khadi towels etc.
000022721

21.01.1923

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09571 THAKKAR, Amritlal V.

1

Original of 18994
000012557

30.01.1923

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16

Printed copy of the "Outline scheme of Swaraj" by C.R. Das. in pamphlet from, mean to be distributed as supplement of Young India issue of 12-5-'27.
000008018

04.02.1923

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01287 YERAVDA CENTRAL PRISON, Supdt.

8

Government instructions and your reply regarding non-granting of interviews are conflicting. You have unnecessarily humiliated those who come for the interview and were refused to you. [Last 2 pages complaining against deprivation of one interview and inordinate delay in granting one are cancelled]
000008114

06.02.1923

00898 GANDHI, Maganlal K. 00730 RUSTOMJEE, Parsee

3

Send money for the same. For work to be done through Ashram send money to Jamnalal Bajaj and for work through Vidyapith to Vallabhbhai Patel. Bapu has entrusted Jamnalal Bajaj with the responsibility of the Ashram.
000008076

06.02.1923

01307 BHATT, Nanabhai (Nrisinhprasad) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Please send us your letters to friends etc. so that we may publish such of them as may benefit students.
000032826

07.02.1923

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01686 ANASUYABEN

1

Today we are in Akola - Gomatibehn is ill. So is Kishorilal. His elder and younger brothers are all ill. But their devotion to duty is almost unparalleled. (Ref. to Sparrow) I have written to him. I really feel unhappy.
000008019

10.02.1923

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01291 JONES, W. (Major)

6

If you will permit I shall speak to them and induce to observe jail disciple. [Last page regarding Gandhiji's bowing as a return of courtesy cancelled]
000008115

10.02.1923

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12

M.K. Gandhi to be a trustee, H.Kallenbach and West also. The object for schools, buildings. famine relief, digging wells etc. The trustee shall possess 20,000/-pounds and 4 plots of land with their income.
000008021

12.02.1923

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01287 YERAVDA CENTRAL PRISON, Supdt.

4

Let me explain to them that their duty as a Satyagrahi enjoins them to work.
000008020

12.02.1923

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01292 YERAVDA CENTRAL PRISON, Supdt.

2

My guilt is greater so I deserve punishment.
000008023

23.02.1923

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01287 YERAVDA CENTRAL PRISON, Supdt.

3

I want the reasons for the decision.
000008022

23.02.1923

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01287 YERAVDA CENTRAL PRISON, Supdt.

9

Government should decide whom I can interview I must have full liberty to interview people from non-political discussion. ["I have scrupulously obeyed Jail rules" is dropped.]
000008024

05.03.1923

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01287 YERAVDA CENTRAL PRISON, Supdt.

10

A prisoner has certain rights and Jail authorities should protect them. I must be given.
000008077

23.03.1923

01287 YERAVDA CENTRAL PRISON, Supdt. 00778 GANDHI, Devdas

1

I am in receipt if your letter of 17-3-'23 and have to inform you that I have forwarded it as requested.
00008081A

11.04.1923

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1

An article on Gandhiji by a Scot showing many sides of Gandhi,, Prayers etc. praising most of them but justifying Government for Gandhiji's arrest as Gandhiji's policy was heading to wards chaos. But Gandhiji will return and Government must compromise.
000008026

16.04.1923

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01287 YERAVDA CENTRAL PRISON, Supdt.

7

What has become of the books sent to me by my wife and others. If not to be given, please see that they are preserved.
000008025

16.04.1923

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01287 YERAVDA CENTRAL PRISON, Supdt.

1

What is the final decision of Government regarding my letter dated 23-2-1923 ?
000008027

26.04.1923

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01287 YERAVDA CENTRAL PRISON, Supdt.

7

I can now understand somewhat Government's attitude. Any five of the following [nine names] may interview me this time, and Laxmi my adopted daughter.
000008116

29.04.1923

00730 RUSTOMJEE, Parsee 00898 GANDHI, Maganlal K.

6

Why no receipt for Rs.7500/- sent by me ? Only the buildings to be provided not running expenses. Send clear audited account in English of all my Rs.90500/- send books worth 200 or 300 Rupers yearly etc.
000008028

01.05.1923

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01287 YERAVDA CENTRAL PRISON, Supdt.

2

As persons less guilty than myself are not put in the class I do not want to avail myself of it.
000008079

04.05.1923

01308 HODGE, J. F. 00778 GANDHI, Devdas

2

Convey our continued affection to your father. We remember him constantly in prayer. Herewith an article. See Dr. N.Mc. Nicol, Poona.
000008112

19.05.1923

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3

5 articles on the same dealing with the problems of its production of its marketing and of improving its quantity and quality.
000008107

28.05.1923

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1

Maganlal is wrong in charging Swaraj Party as being opposed to Khaddar and causing its slackness. Kelkar of Poona and Patel of Bombay corporation - both encourage khaddar by providing such uniforms.
000008080

31.05.1923

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1

It is that pointed out by Gandhiji ! i.e. progressive disassociation from the Machinery of Government [non-co-operation movement] and building up national life independently by khaddar etc.
000008081

31.05.1923

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33

12 lessons for children "who already learnt the alphabets" To be published "only after approval by.... [A big list of literature in Gujarati], not simply because it is I who wrote it. [To be approved among others by Prof. Anandshankar B. Dhruwa]
000008082

01.06.1923

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1

The All India Congress Committee at Bombay in Suspending it has seriously imperilled, not cemented, unity is steering Congress to disaster.
000008083

01.06.1923

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1

The All India Congress committee having only delegated authority, cannot endanger the very life of the Congress as a non-co-operated body. Let Congress commit "hara-kiri" if it likes, but not be killed thus in a sly way.
000008084

02.06.1923

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1

They have hauled down the flag; the country is being misled and the turmoil given a fresh lease of life.
000008117

05.06.1923

00898 GANDHI, Maganlal K. 00730 RUSTOMJEE, Parsee

9

Rs. 17000/- Bardoli School, Rs. 5000/- Surbhon, Rs. 11000/- Godhra Depressed Ashram, Rs. 7000/- Bhavnagar - Dakshinamurti, Rs. 15000/- Weavers' home at the Ashram, Rs. 20000/- To Gujarat - Provincial congress committee for Charkas. Rs. 7500/- for Nellore:
000008085

05.06.1923

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1

 
000008086

06.06.1923

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1

All India Congress Committee has overridden the clear verdict of the Congress and thus helped the Congress in drifting back to Co-operation, aided the violence party and jeopardised khaddar and Hindu-Muslim relations.
000008087

11.06.1923

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1

"Leaders" and papers like 'Bombay Chronicle' go on repeating arrangements which have been refuted. We restate issues. The Resolution steers the back of the Congress to co-operation and ruin.
000008088

14.06.1923

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1

The All India congress Committee is a body subordinate to the Congress. When All India Congress Committee flouts the Congress, the Provincial Congress Committees have right to refuse obedience to All India Congress Committee. C.R. Das claim's for All India Congress Committee co-equal powers with the Congress. Why the Congress at all there ?
000008091

18.06.1923

01117 KRISHNADAS 00778 GANDHI, Devdas

8

The article ["Who bungled and mismanaged"] though published as mine, was written by my teacher. (Also the leader of the Servant). We are happy it is valued too much and has strengthen Bapu's case.
000008092

18.06.1923

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1

C.R. Das denies that he insinuated that Gandhiji bungled. But his defence is the transparent evasion of a lawyer, as the negotiation failed owing to Gandhiji's proper insistence on release of Karachi prisoners etc.
000008089

18.06.1923

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1

His utter self lessness. and lovingness of spirit and detachment mark him out from others. Virtue even in erring with him. He sends out invisible rays of light and life from jail.
000008090

20.06.1923

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5

A long but vigorous and rational reply characterising the Swaraj Party as a monstrous offspring and upholding Gandhism as the best way to Swaraj. A remarkable article, in proposing vote of censure:
000008118

24.06.1923

00730 RUSTOMJEE, Parsee 00898 GANDHI, Maganlal K.

3

A very bitter letter of complaint against no acknowledgement even of money-receipts, non-submission of accounts etc. Is this the return for my sending you 825000/- and other amounts totalling nearly a lakh ?
000008119

24.06.1923

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2

Receipts in all 70434-4-5. Expenses: 15812 Godhra Ashram, 10001 Surbhen Ashram, 7468 Bhavnagar - Weaving Shed, 17043 Bardoli Ashram, 1000 Nellore: Total 64000, Balance 6083.
000008029

28.06.1923

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01287 YERAVDA CENTRAL PRISON, Supdt.

2

As a man, I ask details about flogging of Satyagrahis.
000008031

29.06.1923

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01287 YERAVDA CENTRAL PRISON, Supdt.

6

If I do not get a reply to mine dated 29-6-1923. [SN8030], I will fast purely as a solace to my soul. I know you will be pained and Government embarrassed.
000008030

29.06.1923

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01287 YERAVDA CENTRAL PRISON, Supdt.

6

Please allow me to stay with them [the flogged] or speak to explain them that they should observe jail discipline. [Some portion scratched out].
000010499

13.07.1923

02109 GUHA, RAY PRATAP 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

7

Details send informs how he was wrongly involved by the police because he exposed them. He was tired and sentenced to imprisonment.
000008120

14.07.1923

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25

Besides setting apart large amounts in 2 Trust Deeds, Parsi Rustomjee sets apart 12000/- pounds for Parsis, specially his poor relatives. And almost equally divides his property between his 2 sons and 1 daughter.
000008032

17.07.1923

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01293 GRIFFITH, F. C. [I.G.of Police]

11

As I told you I was prepared to withdraw my letter [SN 8031] Without conceding thereby that it carried a threat. "Purely on merits I was allowed to see the prisoners" I accept the Governor's this view. Portion scratched. "Please remember, the prisoners gave up the fast on ethical grounds only."
000008033

24.07.1923

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01293 GRIFFITH, F. C. [I.G.of Police]

6

I was surprised and sorry to learn that His Excellency read a threat. into my letter. [SN8031] The letter may be regarded as cancelled.
000034019

29.07.1923

06716 GANDHI, Devdas 09836 TYABJI (Mr.)

5

Your letter. I am late in writng to you. Bapu's message for you. I myself could not see him. only four had been permitted to see him. Mother and others. Bapu is in good health, althought weak. He enquired about everybody. He was glad to learn about Nagpur and that you are still actively engaged in good work.
000008093

11.08.1923

00990 NAOROJI, PERIN A. D. 00778 GANDHI, Devdas

4

We cannot manage to Have more than 6. They shirk out at the last. Sarojini Devi told me a batch from Ahmedabad is ready. I hope also from Surat and Kheda; so that Ba can lead an imposing number.
000008034

14.08.1923

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01287 YERAVDA CENTRAL PRISON, Supdt.

6

They are paper concessions to silence: public outcry. No legal bar. to modifying punishments. Please take away our concessions if some rigorous convicts not treated as we.
000008035

15.08.1923

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01294 GOVERNOR OF BOMBAY

4

The Governor is mistaken - similar to SN 8034.
000032163

24.08.1923

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00000 "BLANK"

2

Prof. Kripalani had written to Mukhopadhyaya that he has gone to Sind Hyderabad to book after his arling father On this Gandhiji comments that er have no father no mother no wife , no children. We are supposed to serve every old man in the country. if Prof.Kirpalani's has no bosy else to attend on him then, Kirpalani's services to his father is service to nation.
000008036

06.09.1923

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01287 YERAVDA CENTRAL PRISON, Supdt.

4

I do not mind deducing the number of those who come for interview, but. I cannot accept omission of friends.
000008037

06.09.1923

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2

"List of Visitors sanctioned by Government or permitted by Superintendent".
000008101

10.09.1923

01314 RAJAGOPALACHARI, C. 00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

4

A few months' rest unavoidable. My absence from Delhi will be ultimately helpful to as. I will write articles for "Young India" but announce Joseph. Show wire to Vallabhbhai, other loving angry friends.
000008094

10.09.1923

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36

A hair-raising gruesome report by an Enquiry Committee appointed by Bengal Provincial Congress Committee affirming murder, rape, in decent assaults; looting etc. by the police.
00010483E

01.10.1923

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21

Report on the riots at Ajemr, by Deva Ratna Sharma, Secretary , Hindu MahaSabha.
000011708

04.10.1923

00394 ANDREWS, C. F. 02667 GREGG, Richard B. ("Govind")

2

Giving news and expressing views regarding Gurudev and Mahatmaji Temperamental differences etc.
000008095

11.10.1923

00416 GANDHI, Chhaganlal K. 01311 SOMNATH RUPAJI (Sheth)

1

This letter is in acknowledgement of your gift of Rs.40,000/- for building a hostel for Satyagrahashram students. The building has cost us Rs.1,00,000/- the remaining amount being collected from others.
000008096

11.10.1923

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3

The deed by which the donor endows to Gandhiji, Mahadevbhai, Maganlal and Naraharibhai the trustee of Rs.40000/-for building a hostel and its management. But students must be allowed to observe Varnashrama rules.
000008425

25.10.1923

01505 MIR OSMAN ALI-KHAN : NIZAM 00396 VICEROY OF INDIA

6

Copy of a letter by the Nizam of Hyderabad to His Excellency the Viceroy requesting return of Berar giving history of the cessation.
000008038

12.11.1923

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01286 YERAVDA CENTRAL PRISON, Supdt.

8

I give up fruits, so that the cost of diet may not exceed the sanctioned scale. Also a note to Yagnik [Indulal] "A few pounds less in body's weight is nothing before satisfaction to the soul". etc.
000010000

23.11.1923

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10

Text of a bill on the subject.
000032417

01.12.1923

00898 GANDHI, Maganlal K. 00416 GANDHI, Chhaganlal K.

3

Maganlal writes in detail regarding the arrangements that could be made in maintaining the cows during the famine period. He explains in detail the arrangements in preserving grass at cheap rates from Vyara. - Reference to Kasturba, Harilal and Narandas.
000008097

06.12.1923

01312 RAJAGOPALACHARI, C. 00778 GANDHI, Devdas

1

C.Rajagopalachari operated upon for nasal trouble. Dr. Rajan advises travelling impossible (for) 3 days. Proceed Vidyapith without me.
000008098

08.12.1923

00402 RAJAGOPALACHARI, C. 00778 GANDHI, Devdas

1

I cannot decide my programme for Ahmedabad as I must reach Coconada an 19th... You may decide whether to bring Laxmi with you or not.
000008099

09.12.1923

01313 TAMIL NADU CONGRESS 00778 GANDHI, Devdas

1

Tamil Nad Congress Committee has re: solved that Rs.2000/- be set apart for Hindi propaganda and left Devdas to do the needful therefore.
000008214

10.12.1923

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1

Instructions to the village people; how to behave when police come to attach property.
000008100

11.12.1923

00402 RAJAGOPALACHARI, C. 00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

3

You want me to wire my address. But it was impossible after the operation. Vidyapith's address at Borsad is magnificent; but the misprint in Young India deface it. Cannot Devdas read the final proofs ?
000008102

13.12.1923

00402 RAJAGOPALACHARI, C. 00778 GANDHI, Devdas

1

Reaching Salem 14th....Coconada about 22nd..... Nose healing now. Undergoing injections as additional precautions.
000008103

13.12.1923

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

4

Draft a resolution reaffirming adherence to Non-Co-operation. Movement [N.C.O.] programme; and stating that the principle and programme remain though "for certain reasons triple boycott programme was suspended"
000008215

16.12.1923

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2

Information given from villages. Unsuccessful attempts by Government to collect revenue.
000008216

26.12.1923

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6

Full news of the attachments by police. resolutions by the village people to remain firm Can one keep the property attached ?
000008217

26.12.1923

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2

Incomplete notes of the Borsad Taluka and its inhabitants.
000008105

31.12.1923

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46

A very able narrative beginning with the history of Sikhs in brief, and giving in detail the whole of the Guru-ka-Bagh struggle, showing their almost superhuman bravery.
000008106

31.12.1923

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8

Unfortunately only the first chapter of Mahadev Desai's Jail experiences [intended for publication in book-form as there is a preface also] in Mahadev Desai's unique, Vibrant forceful style.
000008104

31.12.1923

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55

Accounts of the All India Congress Committee and Provinces with a covering note by General Secretary All India Congress Committee [Nehru Kitchlew and G.D. Despande] Showing the true state of the fund, its receipt and disbursements in 1921, 1922 and 1923.

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