Serial no.

Date

From no.

From Person

To no.

To Person

Pages

Summary

000004292

03.01.1906

14255

WATT & PICK

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

The agreement is dated 28-2-1905. The clause : "Should either of the parties sell, the 1/2 acre (of Vowda) shall be valued by 2 valuators from each party and the 1/2 of it given to each party.

000004293

04.01.1906

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

4

The accused were discharged because they could not be tried together in one indictment. Hence 'Autrofois Acquit' should save them from 2nd indictment.

000004294

05.01.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14255

WATT & PICK

1

As I have not got the document please send me a copy. I must refer to my client. Is there any hurry about valuation ?

000004295

05.01.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13477

NAZAR, M. H.

1

Pillay must go and there is none to replace him. We give poor staff in Tamil. I think we need not be afraid if we give an assurance that Tamil will be resumed when possible What is your view ?

000004296

08.01.1906

14255

WATT & PICK

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

3

We enclose copy of the agreement. It contains the relevant clause summarised in SN 4294

000004297

11.01.1906

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

2

As the Hindu-temple cannot be proved to be a operation with a legal 'persona', the magistrate's order was correct. I do not advise appeal.

000028112

14.01.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08628

KHANDERIA, MOHANLAL M.

2

Send me all papers and come with them. On the face of it it does not seem that there will be any difficulty.

000004298

15.01.1906

14255

WATT & PICK

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Our Client Vawda C.S. is anxious to get away to India. Please appoint 2 valuators without delay to settle the price of the land.

000028113

16.01.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08628

KHANDERIA, MOHANLAL M.

1

Try to settle the matter out of court.

000028114

18.01.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08628

KHANDERIA, MOHANLAL M.

1

If you insist I shall come but better consult the local lawyer. Mere mistake to translating Gujarati accounts in English cannot be a ground for danger unless loss it actually proved.

000004299

18.01.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13485

BHAWANI

1

Messrs Walt and Pike want me to appoint 2 Valuators on Budree's behalf. What do you intend to do in the matter ? (Dannhauser in Natal)

000004300

18.01.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14255

WATT & PICK

1

He is not here but is expected shortly. However to facilitate your way please let me know the names of your valuators and of the other partners ?

000004301

23.01.1906

14258

BHAWANI & SHEIKH AMEER

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

We will think we must honour the agreement which binds us. We should appoint 2 reliable Indians. What is your view ?

00004318A

24.01.1906

14224

BUDREE

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

You and Nazar, please attend my business. I have given Pound 750 to M. Omar.

000004302

26.01.1906

14255

WATT & PICK

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

They are Mr. Pike of our firm and carter Sworn Valuator. We do not know those of others. Please help us in avoiding going to the court to force the other partners. Pike write to Sheikh Ameer.

000004303

29.01.1906

14259

GANDHI, M.K.'S OFFICE

14255

WATT & PICK

1

I have written to Gandhiji who is in Durban. He must have written to you by now. Please do not take any action till you hear from him.

000004305

08.02.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14255

WATT & PICK

1

I have returned from Durban. My Client has not returned. I am communicating with the other partners regarding our 2 Valuators.

000004304

08.02.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13485

BHAWANI

1

Though expected, Budree has not arrived. Which Indian names do you suggest as valuators ? It is quite competent to give Indian names.

000004308

12.02.1906

14255

WATT & PICK

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Sheikh Ameer informs us that he is awaiting your instructions. Our Client instructs us to file a suit in case of delay.

000004307

13.02.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01305

GANDHI, Chhaganlal K.

2

We aught to make our Gujarati portion exceptional. You may concentrate your energy upon it. Madanjit must be helped he helps us.

000004309

14.02.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14255

WATT & PICK

1

I have asked sheikh Ameer to suggest names ( of Valuators ) which probably I will accept. I shall make all possible haste. No need for summons.

000004310

17.02.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01305

GANDHI, Chhaganlal K.

3

I will send weekly Johannesburg Letter. Once a week you do go out and get news. Do not forget 'Urdu.' If your eye aches do not compose.

000004311

19.02.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01305

GANDHI, Chhaganlal K.

2

(1) Publish adverse comments specially (2) Prefer short letters and incise long but useful correspondence. (3) Publish letters of local interest.

000004312

21.02.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01305

GANDHI, Chhaganlal K.

2

Keep Wednesday for preparation of '"Indian Opinion"'-articles. reserve 2 days for Durban. How are the accounts books ? (a/c)

000004313

22.02.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01305

GANDHI, Chhaganlal K.

2

His letter is worth reading. Keep in touch with him, as there is a great deal to learn from him. Read my letter to Mr. Bean.

000023889

26.02.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08271

NAOROJI, Dadabhai

1

Herewith the statement. I suggest a deputation should wait on the new ministers.

00004318B

28.02.1906

14645

AHIR, G. (c/o Sheikh Ameer)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Can you furnish me particulars of contents of the box which Budree gave to Nazar and which Nazar deposited with Natal Bank?

00004318B

28.02.1906

14645

AMTUSLAM NATAL MERCURY

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Can you furnish me particulars of contents of the box which Budree gave to Nazar and which Nazar deposited with Natal Bank?

000004323

01.03.1906

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

3

We agree to appoint...(4) persons as valuators. And if they disagree the matter be submitted for final decision to an umpire:

000004314

04.03.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01305

GANDHI, Chhaganlal K.

4

Instructions regarding arrangement of matters. study the Zulu Rebellion carefully. I have entrusted that work to you. Account books must be perfect. Never be amiss in your duty.

000004317

05.03.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14260

BEAN, A.J.

2

He will join shortly. He has sent me the endorsed sketch of alterations he proposes in the house occupied by Orchard. How much will it cost ? Chhaganlal is overworked and hence this to you.

000004316

05.03.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01305

GANDHI, Chhaganlal K.

1

Mr. Gool is still waiting for the list of our subscribers, in Cape Town. except from known regular supporters never accept orders 'on credit'

000004315

05.03.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01305

GANDHI, Chhaganlal K.

2

r. P. cancels all his orders as being overdue. Miss N. Complains about irregular delivery of "Indian Opinion". " I am most anxious to fulfil promises made."

00004318C

06.03.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14645

AMTUSLAM NATAL MERCURY

1

Mrs. Budree opened it examined and re-sealed it. It is now deposited with the African Bank Corporation.

00004318C

06.03.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14645

AHIR, G. (c/o Sheikh Ameer)

1

Mrs. Budree opened it examined and re-sealed it. It is now deposited with the African Bank Corporation.

000004318

07.03.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14261

BEAN, A.J.

2

When Mannering was again taken, it was on monthly basis. In any case he may continue till the years end on Pound 8 per month, or more if all the Schemers agree to give him more: I have no Objection.

000004319

08.03.1906

14449

KESHAVLAL (C/O. GANDHI M. K.)

14647

GANDHI, C. K. (C/O "INDIAN OPINION")

1

Send me six more copies. I am constantly asked for these by people in England, who desire a momento, and have none here to send them.

000004320

09.03.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01305

GANDHI, Chhaganlal K.

2

Write to Patel Brothers that '"Indian Opinion"' does not publish religious controversies, I feel for Kitechin. He has spent much and will have to start over again. So also for Bean But I do not insist you are always free to reject my advice.

000004321

09.03.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01305

GANDHI, Chhaganlal K.

2

(1) Keep your promises (2) Please in a reasonable manner, and is we fail even then do not mind (3) Be courteous and suffer for others ...etc.

000004322

10.03.1906

14255

WATT & PICK

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

We enclose agreement. Please sign and return it. So that the matter be proceeded with.

000004324

12.03.1906

14224

BUDREE

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

The present owner is going insolvent and has notified us to pay up the full price to save the land from being declared insolvent's property. Do the needful.

000004332

13.03.1906

14263

GOODRICK, GEO H.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Budree has to pay 2 instalments to C.W. May now in "Queer street". As transfer should be taken at once Mrs. Budree asked me to send wire Give me Budree's pass number if you have it.

000004325

14.03.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14255

WATT & PICK

1

I return herewith Reference to Arbitration duly signed. I take it that the Duplicate is for my client.

000004329

15.03.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13489

BENNING FIELD

2

I confirm my two wires instructing you to prepare transfer and offering balance purchase price I enclose pound 263 cheque for Budree and Subhav.

000004327

15.03.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14224

BUDREE

1

I have wired to Banning field to effect transfer at once. Please give full details of all Budree's property with details about rent also.

000004337

15.03.1906

13696

BENNING FIELD & SON

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Your two wires of the 15th... We have instructed Mr. Goodricke to secure transfers. He has got Budree's money. Please send Pound 135-6-0 for Subhar. We are expediting the transfer as much as possible.

000004328

15.03.1906

13489

BENNING FIELD

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Have put both transfers in hand Kindly confirm wires (sent by you) by letter.

000004326

15.03.1906

14255

WATT & PICK

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

We have no objection to your retaining a copy but it should have been better placed in the hands of the majority of partners.

000004334

16.03.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14224

BUDREE

1

You should not have borrowed. I have sent the purchase price as I have some Budree's monies. Who lent you the money? Please do not be hasty next time.

000004333

16.03.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14263

GOODRICK, GEO H.

1

On getting your wire I wired to Benningfield to secure transfer to send cheque for Budree and subhav both. Mr. Budree should not have borrowed. Please refund.

000004336

16.03.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14264

SUBHAV C/O KHAN

1

Paid Benningfield yesterday for transfer.

000004331

16.03.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14627

GOODRICK

1

Sent money Benningfield transfer preparing Return money borrowed

000004335

16.03.1906

14264

SUBHAV C/O KHAN

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Understand May ( present owner ) going insolvent. Please advise. Reply paid.

000004330

16.03.1906

14224

BUDREE

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Borrowed pound 140 and paid to Goodricke send the amount soon.

000004339

17.03.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14255

WATT & PICK

1

I thought the duplicate was sent for me. I have no objection t your clients keeping it. I return it herewith.

000004338

17.03.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13696

BENNING FIELD & SON

1

The Amount for Budree is duplicated but I have asked Goodricke to refund the loan borrowed by Mrs. Budree. For Subhav is it not Pound 132 without interest ?

000023890

19.03.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08271

NAOROJI, Dadabhai

1

Brings to his notice the ever tightning anti Indian legislation.

000004350

19.03.1906

13688

GOODRICKE, G. H.

01305

GANDHI, Chhaganlal K.

1

I have sent the transfer for registration. I shall get from Banningfield the money on transfer. I return Mrs. Budree the borrowed money.

000004341

19.03.1906

11440

DORASWAMY G.?

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Goodricke has retuned Pound 137-18-9 borrowed from Jetha Mia without interest. Regarding Properties in Natal she says you have the transfer deeds. With tears she complains that she is living in a jungle ( Durban ? )

000004342

19.03.1906

13696

BENNING FIELD & SON

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

They are entitled to rebate, but will have to pay interest up to the date of settlement. Please include so much interest in your cheque.

000004340

19.03.1906

13485

BHAWANI

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

With whom has Budree left money to pay for due promissory notes for them ? He wants you to look after all his affairs. I shall feel highly obliged for information.

000023934

20.03.1906

08271

NAOROJI, Dadabhai

08290

MORLEY, John (Sir)

1

Invites attention to the proclamation of 1858 and requests to see that its provisions are carried out.

000004344

23.03.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

11440

DORASWAMY G.?

1

That I may meet all payments due, I want a full statement of all Budree's property from Mrs. Budree ( Phoolmania ). She may go to Dannhauser or come here:

000004343

23.03.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13485

BHAWANI

1

Budree has left moneys with me. I have no papers about Claremont property It would be much better if you come over here:

000004345

06.04.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01305

GANDHI, Chhaganlal K.

2

The rate should not depend upon quantity of type, so there should be no difficulty in giving our quotations for space for advertisements. Glad Maganlal has improved.

000004346

06.04.1906

13463

SHEIKH AMEER

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

5

I enclose correspondence with Tatham, and Power of Attorney for transfer form, which please sign and return.

000004347

07.04.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01305

GANDHI, Chhaganlal K.

2

(1) Account book must be up-to-date (2) The paper should not be starved (3) You should not be over worked - or there will be a catastrophe. What is your view about (engaging) Mrs. Maganlal. "She is a very excellent worker".

000023924

10.04.1906

08271

NAOROJI, Dadabhai

10402

BRITISH GOVT. SECY. OF ST FOR COLONIES

1

Communicates to S. of S. for Colonies purport of S. N. 23890

000004349

10.04.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01305

GANDHI, Chhaganlal K.

1

I am still discussing with him, he may rejoin. Hoosen Khan's Letter will be dealt with in English Columns.

00004354A

10.04.1906

13688

GOODRICKE, G. H.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

The transfer has now been complete and I enclose my accounts for Pound 20-5-6. Please settle property Budree and Subhav's accounts.

000004348

11.04.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01305

GANDHI, Chhaganlal K.

1

You and every one should put down in writing all your say, questions etc. Each should do so without consulting others.

000025872

12.04.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14111

WEDDERBURN, William (Sir)

5

A detailed letter giving facts about the various pieces of legislation in south Africa which hit this Indians hard and regulating him to place the matter before the British Government

000004351

19.04.1906

14259

GANDHI, M.K.'S OFFICE

13688

GOODRICKE, G. H.

1

Mr. Gandhi is at present in Durban, and I am communicating the contents of your letter to him.

000004353

23.04.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01305

GANDHI, Chhaganlal K.

1

I shall bring Harilal Thakor with me. Treat Suleiman very well. Publish advertises as far as possible in this issue.

000004352

23.04.1906

14268

POLAK, H. S. L. & KESHAVLAL

01305

GANDHI, Chhaganlal K.

2

Awaiting quotations for advertisements. I want Mr. Gavanagh's address in Paris. Too busy now send 500 letter-head sheets.

000004354

30.04.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01305

GANDHI, Chhaganlal K.

2

Am Sending Kalyandas who should do the town work. Take a 2nd class annual ticket for him. Send (Gokuldas) Goculdas on Friday as "I shall be very much rushed." Devote your attention to account books.

00004363A

01.05.1906

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

1

To rush such an important measure at the fag-end of the session is bad. Swamping of any trade may be avoided but some Indians do good.

000004355

02.05.1906

14449

KESHAVLAL (C/O. GANDHI M. K.)

01305

GANDHI, Chhaganlal K.

5

I think much of our failure till now is clue to lack of business methods. It gives us a bad name. [A letter full of complaints].

000032165

04.05.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09028

KHOOSAL, Mistri

1

Gandhiji writes to khoosal sukha Mistri that Lalu Jogi will pau in instatements. He had asked him (Lalu Joji) to state the number of instalments.

000004356

05.05.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01305

GANDHI, Chhaganlal K.

2

You should do only general supervision work as to other matters and devote all other time to account books. Kalyandas ought to be tower of strength. I am glad you are trying to improve the ground. Read on gardening.

000004358

05.05.1906

13485

BHAWANI

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Where is Mr. Gandhi at present. Reply to me to Dannhauser.

000004357

06.05.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01305

GANDHI, Chhaganlal K.

2

You have to be lost in accounts books at present.... You must pay your chief attention to accounts.

000023891

10.05.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08271

NAOROJI, Dadabhai

1

A letter if Introduction.

000004359

14.05.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14255

WATT & PICK

1

Will you kindly let me know what has happened in the matter of the valuation ?

000004360

14.05.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13463

SHEIKH AMEER

1

I was away in Natal hence the delay. Sorry. Has the purchase price been received ? Where is Budree's share ? Bhawani is here:

000004361

15.05.1906

14255

WATT & PICK

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Valuators fixed the price at 3 pound50/- The transfer is delayed owing to the absence in India of Timol, a partner of Vawda C.S. & Co.

000004362

17.05.1906

14270

GREEN & TUNMER, AUCTIONEERS

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Please communicate with the Master of the Supreme Court. Who required us to sell the property bought by your client.

000032166

28.05.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09029

KHUSHAL SUKHA MISTRI

1

The two new figures sent by you have been foewarded to Uniyashanker with recommendation. it is good that you wrote to Shri Khanderai.

000004363

29.05.1906

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

2

(1) Formal authorisation does not include registered Certificates of the late South African Republic. (2) The Governor has absolute - unfettered - not "judicial" discretion etc., to grant or refuse permission to enter. I sympathise with your people.

000023892

08.06.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08271

NAOROJI, Dadabhai

1

Informs that as he will be going with the stretcher Bearer corps he will not be able to go to England, to put forth the case before the commission. Hopes the committee will do it.

000025873

22.06.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08404

GOKHALE, Gopal Krishna

1

I have to be with the stretchers beares Corps. Please do what you can while you are in England and do visit us on your return voyage.

000023931

30.06.1906

01588

POLAK, H.S.L.

08271

NAOROJI, Dadabhai

2

Informs that the municapilities Assocaiation has refused to adopt suggestion of the S. of S. for colonies and has thereby perpetuated the danger to the Indian community-this refused is against the understanding with late Mr. Harry Escombe.

000004365

01.07.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00899

GANDHI, Maganlal K.

1

Date Satyagraha Fund Receipt as on 22-7-1906. Publish all names. Mind your health, as you are very enthusiastic, I should say so. The batch of 16 will keep the flag flying.

000004364

17.07.1906

13485

BHAWANI

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

In Johannesburg you told me that you would furnish all particulars regarding Budree's land affairs. Please do so. I have a letter from Budree.

000023935

24.07.1906

08271

NAOROJI, Dadabhai

08290

MORLEY, John (Sir)

1

Reproduces letter under S. N. 23931 and Hopes the matter will be considered.

000023903

30.07.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08273

WEDDERBURN, William (Sir)

1

Inquires if he approves of the idea of a deputation to be sent to England.

000023893

30.07.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08271

NAOROJI, Dadabhai

1

Notes that the statement has been sent to the Committee. Congratulates his grand daughter for success in M. A. Examination.

000023894

06.08.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08271

NAOROJI, Dadabhai

3

Brings to his notice the implications of the proposed legislation as envisaged in the speech of the colonial Secretary Mr. Duncan and requests to contact the Home Government Dept; to intervene and stop such anti Indian Legislation.

000023895

13.08.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08271

NAOROJI, Dadabhai

1

The proposed legislation curtails what was promised in the earlier despatches.

000004366

14.08.1906

13690

BENNING FIELD R. & SONS

14272

BUDREE [Nazar's Office]

1

We beg to remind you that we are still without settlement of your Promissory Notes for Pound 5-18-0, due 30th Ultimo. Please send cheque.

000004367

18.08.1906

13485

BHAWANI

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

You know Budree has paid for the 34 acres, but the Deeds are not yet to hand. You promised 3 months back to look into the matter. Do so now.

000004368

27.08.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01305

GANDHI, Chhaganlal K.

1

Sending 3 articles. Dadabhoy's must head them. "Too exhausted to give more". Give Dadabhoy's photo, as supplement etc.

000032167

30.08.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09029

KHUSHAL SUKHA MISTRI

1

In reply to K.s. Mistri's letter Gandhiji says that he has written to Mr. Khanderai and would reply to him in due time.

000004369

30.08.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13489

BENNING FIELD

1

Thanks for yours of the 14th.. I enclose herewith cheque for Pound 5-18-0 in settlement of the Promissory Note which please return to me.

000004370

30.08.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14273

BHAWANI BUDREE

1

Excuse my silence. I have been moving to and fro and been very busy. I will go in to the matter of Budree's affairs and then write to you.

000004372

01.09.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01305

GANDHI, Chhaganlal K.

3

I may go to England or to Gaol. I will be the first to disobey the law. I am glad Harilal managed every thing and took a deck - ticket.

000004373

03.09.1906

13489

BENNING FIELD

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Thanks for cheque. Budree's bill for Pound 6-1-0 due 30th January is still unpaid. If you can send us a cheque with 6 % interest, and Bank exchange added.

000004374

05.09.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13489

BENNING FIELD

1

I enclose cheque for Pound 6-7-2 regarding promissory note due 30-1-1906. It includes interest and bank exchanges on both the cheques.

000004371

06.09.1906

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

4

"The condition of the Asiatic is made more intolerable than before: "After pointing out the worst features, Gregowski R. thinks that" passive resistance can do no good. It would mean ruin. Very few people including Asiatics are made of the stuff of martyrs. " 'There is legally no unconstitutional law' " - i.e. a law is a law whether it is good or bad.

000004375

07.09.1906

13489

BENNING FIELD

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Thanks for cheque. The Bill is enclosed duly cancelled.

000023925

22.09.1906

10402

BRITISH GOVT. SECY. OF ST FOR COLONIES

08271

NAOROJI, Dadabhai

2

Informs that the legislation removes some of the hardships though not all. Opines that a deputation will not serve any useful purpose.

000004376

27.09.1906

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

2

We all agree that Mr. Gandhi and Ally and Abdul Gani or... should form the Deputation. And we take a solemn Vow that we will not register ourselves and make best efforts to prevent others from so doing. [ 28 Signatures ]

000004378

04.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13491

GREEN & TUNMER

1

Budree brought through you certain property from Master, Supreme Court. Please let me know details. I have not Title Deeds with me, and cannot trace them.

000004384

08.10.1906

02946

BRITISH INDIAN ASSOCIATION

00130

COLONIAL SECRETARY

3

The Ordinance may ultimately reduce British Indians to the status of menials and their confinement in location. Large property in danger etc.

000004379

08.10.1906

13491

GREEN & TUNMER

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

We enclose particulars of the land bought by Budree. The price paid was Pound 800.

000004381

11.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

12739

SUPREME COURT

1

Will you inform me where the Title Deeds now are and to whom were they given when the land was sold.

000004380

11.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13491

GREEN & TUNMER

1

Thanks for plans and details regarding Bluff property bought by Budree.

000023928

15.10.1906

01588

POLAK, H.S.L.

08271

NAOROJI, Dadabhai

1

Refers to remarks by the chief justice in the case of a child and requests him to bring if to the notice of authorities.

000026434

16.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13188

GANDHI, Ramdas

2

I expect your letters.

000004382

17.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

12739

SUPREME COURT

1

Thanks for your information that the late Mr. Nazar was asked to apply to the Auctioneers. As he does not seem to have done so, I will apply.

000023929

22.10.1906

01588

POLAK, H.S.L.

08271

NAOROJI, Dadabhai

2

Informs that Bill is being introduced disabling non viters from obtaining trade licences. Absence of voting power thrust upon Asiatics is now proposed to be treated as a disability for trading.

000004385

22.10.1906

13493

BRITISH INDIAN DEPUTATION

13122

TIMES, THE

3

Your Johannesburg correspondent has maligned and misrepresented us Indians We are prepared to compromise on the influx and unfair trade competition issue, we want full civic rights for Indians already there:

000004383

23.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13491

GREEN & TUNMER

1

Much obliged for your information in yours of the 19th.

000004386

24.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14276

MACKERNESS F., MOLTENO P.A.&OT

1

Ally H.O. and myself have been deputed to wait upon British Authorities and prominent men. Kindly give us an appointment to explain.

000004397

25.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08295

RITCH, L. W.

1

The chief difficulty is financial Sir Mancherji promises whole hearted support. Please look up office Rooms for the committee.

000004393

25.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

12865

**********NIRAV ADDRESS STARTS

1

Will you lunch with me at ... ? to discuss with you the question you raised. Thanking you for sending the Typist.

000004388

25.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13511

BHOWNAGREE, Mancherji M. (Sir)

3

Sir Lepl griffin has declined take part Deputation.

000004399

25.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13511

BHOWNAGREE, Mancherji M. (Sir)

1

Sir Birdwood G. agrees to lead and introduce the Deputation if you approve. Sir Griffin L though sympathetic declines probably as he disapproves the personnel.

000004394

25.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13500

GOOL, Abdul Hamid (Dr.)

1

Your father earnestly desires me to see you but I am fully engaged. Please give me a call any day between 9 to 9-30 A.M.

000004389

25.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13496

BIRDWOOD, George (Sir)

3

Mr Ally and myself here as deputation. Sir Cotton H., Naoroji D., Sir Mancherji Bhawanagree, Cox, have agreed to form Deputation committee. Will you be spokesman to lead us ?

000004391

25.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13498

GRIFFIN, Lepel (Sir)

1

 

000004395

25.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13501

JAMES, L. M.

1

I have to draw up a letter to the Foreign Office. Will you, therefore send me copy of your representation which I drew up ?

000004390

25.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13497

AMEER ALI

3

It is proposed there should be a deputation introducing us to colonial Secretary. Sir Cotton H. Naoroji Dadabhoy, have agreed to join it. Will you kindly join it ?

000004393

25.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

12865

POLAK J. H. L.

1

Will you lunch with me at ... ? to discuss with you the question you raised. Thanking you for sending the Typist.

000004392

25.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13499

MANGA

1

Will you pleased give me a call on Monday at 9 a.m. I am otherwise engaged.

000004396

25.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13496

BIRDWOOD, George (Sir)

1

Thanks for your telegraphic consent. I am sure Sir Mancherji approves of the idea. Please give us an appointment to explain our position.

000004398

25.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00130

COLONIAL SECRETARY

1

I have the honour to report our arrival. Several gentlemen will probably introduce us to His Lordship.

000004387

25.10.1906

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

3

A list of 18+3 (21) letters including Lord Hamilton G. Lord Stanley. Rt. Hon. Dilke, Sir Cotton H., Sir Griffin L. Bhawanagree M. etc.

000004405

26.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08295

RITCH, L. W.

1

Please do inquire about rents. We want a cheap room. I have given an appointment to Reuter. May see Sir Birdwood G. at Sir Bhawnagree Manherji's.

000004401

26.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

10323

INDIAN OPINION

1

Except once, I have always slept after 1 A.M. My letter to Polak will explain everything. I have called Miss Pywell to London - if you will let me at my expense.

000004403

26.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13550

COTTON, Henry

1

Sir William thinks I was rash in asking Sir Birdwood G. to be spokesman. He and Naoroji D. suggest Sir Bhawnagreed Mancherji's name but they require your approval. Please give me your opinion.

000004404

26.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13508

OLDFIELD, Josiah (Dr.)

1

Please see him every day. Do not mind expense. Your presence alone would be inspiring. I want to write about my sorrows but I am two late to do so to night.

000004400

26.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13505

ADAM, G. J.

1

I am sorry I missed you when you gave me a call. Will you do so again, tomorrow at ...? Mr, Ally is down with Rheumatism.

000004408

26.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14288

ALLY, Haji Ojer

2

Very sorry to know you spent a bad night due to that deadly cigar. I think so. What is your view regarding the committee.?

000004409

26.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14312

YUK-LIN-LEW

1

I cannot draft it until I get the Petition of the Chinese to the Chinese Embassy. Please send it.

000004402

26.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01305

GANDHI, Chhaganlal K.

1

I am too busy. West is bringing his sister. She appeared to be simple and willing. Please make her feel at home. Indian ladies have much to learn from European ladies and vice versa.

000004406

26.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00390

POLAK, H. S. L.

5

A long letter detailing their progress regarding Deputation, reporting Gandhiji's visit to Polak's family, in very affectionate and playful mood, with a hint of his favourite remedies for illness etc. quite typical.

000004407

26.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01801

PERMANAND

2

He should know (1) good English (2) good grounding in Maths (3) French, Dutch, Latin (specially) to be a good lawyer in South Africa. Also some scientific training, and some technical art to be useful to Society.

000004414

27.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14291

MACKARNESS, Frederick H. (M. P.)

1

I venture to think that the meeting need not be Liberals only as there is no division of opinion on South African Indian question.

000004413

27.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13513

MUKERJI, J. C.

1

There is always enough matter in " The Times " to be sent for "Indian Opinion". Please post it on Saturdays at the last moment to be up-to-date.

000004412

27.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13508

OLDFIELD, Josiah (Dr.)

2

I have lost my sense of smell, have chronic catarrh. My fruit and diet has damaged my teeth. Please give me a professional not friendly visit.

000004410

27.10.1906

13511

BHOWNAGREE, Mancherji M. (Sir)

00130

COLONIAL SECRETARY

1

I have been asked to be the spokesman of the Deputation which will introduce the Transvaal Deputation. May I ask you to appoint a time ?

000004411

27.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00238

ALLY, H. C.

1

A suggestion has been made that we should address Members of Parliament. So sorry for your absence, but I believe in predestination - some good must be lurking even in your absence.

000023930

29.10.1906

01588

POLAK, H.S.L.

08271

NAOROJI, Dadabhai

1

Informs that the members of the deputation-especially G.- now in England are bitterly attacked by the press.

000004415

29.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14292

SHYAMJI KRISHNAVARMA, SHYAMAJI

1

I enclose herewith stamps for 1/6 d. Which you were good enough to advance last evening.

000004416

29.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00130

COLONIAL SECRETARY

1

Sir Bhawnagree Mancherji, Sir Birdwood G., Sir Cotton H., Naoroji D., Ameer Ali, etc will introduce us. Please give appointment.

000004417

30.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14293

BROWN, F.H.

1

Please drop me a line if you can lunch with me to-morrow. I regret I hare no photos. throwing light on the question, nor of myself.

000004418

30.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13513

MUKERJI, J. C.

1

Everything else being subservient to my Transvaal work, I could not keep appointment. My apologies. Please see me to-morrow.

000004427

30.10.1906

11753

NAOROJI, Dadabhai

13526

ELGIN (Lord)

3

This Ordinance will prevent British Indians from holding even leases of landed property, thus rendering British Indian position worse. Please disallow and appoint Inquiry Commission as suggested by sir Mancherji Bhavnagree.

000004419

30.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

12297

ROYAPPEN, JOSEPH

1

I am exceedingly busy and in the evenings only I can dictate letters. I shall write to you if I have a free evening.

000004428

30.10.1906

11753

NAOROJI, Dadabhai

14304

MORLEY, John (Sir)

1

As Trustee for Indian subject, I do hope you will plead their case and secure for them the protection they are entitled to.

000004422

30.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

12865

POLAK J. H. L.

1

My discussion with the Pandit being important and unfinished, I shall have to cut short my day's stay and leave you at 4 P.M. on Sunday.

000004422

30.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

12865

**********NIRAV ADDRESS STARTS

1

My discussion with the Pandit being important and unfinished, I shall have to cut short my day's stay and leave you at 4 P.M. on Sunday.

000004421

30.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

12882

ALLY, Haji Ojer

1

I shall find out his address. I have just settled down to work i.e. 12 midnight. Lord Elgin will see us on the 8th....

000004420

30.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13519

DOCTOR M. N.

1

I must cancel my appointment being too busy. If you come on....., we can walk together and talk on my way to Polak where I have to go.

000004426

30.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14301

WATTON SPENCER (Mrs.)

1

It is irreparable loss to you but many others feel poorer. I am too busy to see you. Still I will try. When are you at home ?

000004425

30.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13523

MERCER, ARTHUR

1

Much obliged for giving me the address and the enclosure:

000004423

30.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13520

REAY (Lord)

1

Will you please join ? Will you let us place before you our position in Transvaal ? I called on you without appointment to pay my respects.

000004424

30.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13522

BYLES, W. P.

1

I shall send you my card at the House of Commons, probably to-day or sometime next week.

000004433

31.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13530

GODFREY, GEORGE

1

Here is your Representation. But you should bear the printing charges. So that you can say you have felt. Canvas M.Ps' and Editors' Views in favour.

000004434

31.10.1906

14309

SOUTH AFRICAN INDIAN STUDENTS IN

13526

ELGIN (Lord)

4

The Ordinance debars us from practising in Transvaal, even entering Transvaal and even if we can, we have to carry passes like criminals.

000004440

31.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

12882

ALLY, Haji Ojer

1

I am very busy. Went to bed last night at 3-30 A.M. I have forwarded a Representation to be sent in by the Chinese Minister. To establish a Permanent Committee. I have cabled for sanction.

000004439

31.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13534

PYWELL, Ada (Mrs.)

1

Can I see you any day I am snatched, to run down to Leicester ? It is just possible I may be able to spare a day.

000004441

31.10.1906

13535

CHINA GOVERNMENT

14315

GREY, L. (FOREIGN SECRETARY)

2

In view of our cordial relations and the most-favoured-nation treatment to British Subject in China. I trust you will secure proper treatment to Chinese subject, who have a very real grievance.

000004435

31.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13532

MACKENZIE, H. Rose

1

Thanks for the very good interview published in South Africa. May I ask you to lunch with me ? A deal can be done by quiet chat.

000004432

31.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14293

BROWN, F.H.

1

I shall await you at 3 P.M., have a chat and then avail myself of your kind offer to take me to the reception [of N.I. A.]

000004438

31.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13526

ELGIN (Lord)

1

Thanks for the appointment to receive us. I shall see to it that our number is not more than 12. I shall forward you the names.

000004429

31.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14305

DILKE, Charles (Sir) (M.P.) & NAOROJI D.

1

He will receive the Deputation (of Transvaal Indians), at 3 P.M. on 8th November. Please come at 2-30 P.M., so that there may be a preliminary conference of the introducing Deputation. Sir Griffin L. has now agreed to lead it.

000004430

31.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13509

PARMANAND (Prof.)

1

It is very sad. It seems he cannot find even food. Please go in to his case and find him lodgings at India House if necessary.

000004431

31.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13529

STANLEY (Lord)

1

Obliged for the appointment given by you. I shall avail myself of it at 10 A.M. to-morrow (Thursday).

000004437

31.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14312

YUK-LIN-LEW

1

I got a copy of the Chinese Representative, which is not according to my draft. Though Objectionable in places, I do not wish to disturb it. Here is the draft.

000004436

31.10.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14311

OLDFIELD, Josiah (Dr.)

1

I must encroach upon my dinner hour on Thursday to see you. If I cannot I shall try to be at Bromley on Friday. Glad of Ali's Progress.

000004445

01.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13497

AMEER ALI

1

Mr. Ally and I are anxious to pay our respects and to place the position before you before the Deputation waits on Lord Elgin. Please gives us appointment.

000004510

01.11.1906

14350

WHOLESALE SHIPPING FIRM

14524

COLONIAL SECRETARY, P.S. to

1

We think the presence of (the) British Indian merchants tends to the district benefit of Transvaal; as it reduces the cost of living expenses. The Ordinance imposes indignity and hardship. There should be no class legislation regarding immigration but it may be on cape Lines.

00004441A

01.11.1906

14316

GANDHI, M.K. & ALLY, H.O.

13526

ELGIN (Lord)

10

It give the history of Anti-Indian Legislation in Transvaal and shows effectively how the Transvaal Ordinance, instead of being a relieving measure, imposes fresh hardships and humiliations on Indians going beyond Law III of 1885.

000004442

01.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13537

SCHWANN, Charles M. P.

1

The Transvaal Indian Deputation will see colonial Secretary on the 8th... Sir Griffin L. will head the Deputation to introduce us. Will you join-or let us see you ?

000004443

01.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14318

COX, Harold (M.P.)

1

Thanks for consenting to join the Introducing Deputation. Will you give me an appointment ? Sir Griffin L. will head the Deputation.

000004444

01.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14318

COX, Harold (M.P.)

1

(Gandhiji) Mr. Gandhi asks me to forward you the enclosed letter from Sir Wedderburn William, which was inadvertently omitted.

000004669

01.11.1906

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

1

He stood 1st and thus maintained the reputation of his country in England. We hope he will reach the top.

000004667

01.11.1906

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

4

It is not a fact that the Dutch regime allowed Indians to build and trade there ? Should not an Inquiry Committee be appointed etc ? Is the Asiatic Ordinance unprecedented ? - that now here also there is pass system ?

000004668

01.11.1906

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

3

A memorable article advising defiance to constituted authority and ringing with the same heroic challenging note which Gandhiji repeated in "Shaking the Manest" and such other articles.

000004636

01.11.1906

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

1

A list of six objections. If sanctioned, the Imperial Government will grant municipality the right to curtail residential rights of British Indians etc.

000004576

01.11.1906

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

2

Constitution and names of office-bearers of [probably] what was afterwards called "S. A.British Indians Vigilance Committee". Griffin L. Vice-President.

000004446

01.11.1906

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

1

The Ordinance is the natural outcome of the Imperial Governments degrading Indians and treating them as worse than Kaffirs by its Asiatic Ordinance An Inquiry Commission already promised should be appointed.

000004670

01.11.1906

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

1

If Vijay raghav charior [Editor-"Hindoo"] died young he has died for the sake of his country and done much.

000004458

02.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13544

GIBSON J. C.

1

Thanks for your sympathetic Note. There is no chance of my being able to go to Scotland. I am working practically day and night.

000004462

02.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14329

THORNTON, T. H.

1

Since you have consented to join the Introducing Deputation, I beg to conform you that the interview takes place on the 8th. Will you come 1/2 an hour earlier ?

000004455

02.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13538

COX, Harold

1

I shall be pleased to wait on you on Monday at 4-30.

000004451

02.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13539

WEST, Albert Henry

1

The enclosed tells you everything. Am too busy. I shall try to run up to Leicester to see Miss Pywell if I can.

000004468

02.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14312

YUK-LIN-LEW

1

I hope you have received the draft of the letter for the Chinese to send to the Foreign Secretary.

000004454

02.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13542

ADAM, G. A.

1

The Transvaal Indian Delegates will be assisted by the gentleman as per list enclosed. Sir L. Griffin heads the Deputation.

000004457

02.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13543

LAWSON, Edith (Miss)

1

Did you not turn up as you were suited ? If so my congratulations. I will value a call from you to-morrow.

000004469

02.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13553

SCOTT, A. H.

1

Have you done anything more in the matter ? If the meeting is held before the Date of Deputation, and a sympathetic resolution passed it would strengthen our hands as also of Elgin's Shall I wait on you?

000004456

02.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14324

WALTON, Spencer (Mrs.)

1

Being engaged in preparing for the interview with L. Elgin on Thursday next. I shall try to see you on Friday next.

000004471

02.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14333

HAMILTON, George (Lord)

1

If you kindly give us an appointment before the 8th instant, we shall feel greatly obliged. Much obliged. to you for your letter of 31st October.

000004463

02.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

12865

**********NIRAV ADDRESS STARTS

1

If you can arrange the meeting before the Deputation meets it would be better. Please bestir yourself. I too shall see Mr, Scott etc.

000004460

02.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13546

BISSICKS, H.

1

Please see me on Wednesday. I fully sympathise with you and do not want repayment of my advance to the Late Miss Bissicks. It was my contribution.

000004466

02.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13550

COTTON, Henry

1

If you approve of the idea, please move in the matter. It would help us and Lord Elgin, if it held before he receives the Deputation.

000004463

02.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

12865

POLAK J. H. L.

1

If you can arrange the meeting before the Deputation meets it would be better. Please bestir yourself. I too shall see Mr, Scott etc.

000004465

02.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13550

COTTON, Henry

1

Thanks for your letter. I have now placed myself in communication with Harold Cox. I went to the House of commons twice but failed to catch him.

000004467

02.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13551

WALLACE, W. A.

1

Your letter regarding Room no 28 Ground Floor, for which thanks. I hope to be able to let you know shortly.

000004459

02.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13545

HOLLICK S.

1

I shall be pleased to see you at the Hotel on Monday or Tuesday at 9-30 A.M.

000004464

02.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14330

BORNER, A. (Messrs.)

1

I enclose herewith cheque for pound 6-17-0 in settlement of Accounts. Please receipt the Bill and return.

000004452

02.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14321

MACINTYRE, W. J.

1

Your nice chatty humorous letter. It is funny you did not so well know my toleration. Your sanguine letter make me hope for your success.

000004450

02.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

12950

KALLENBACH, Hermann

1

At times I have set up till 3-30 A.M. and always at 1 A.M. except once. I shall look forward to your letters every week. Thanks for this.

000004453

02.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00393

MUKERJI

1

I had intended to send the list through Prof. Paramanand ; but I forgot I send it now direct to Polak,

000004449

02.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00390

POLAK, H. S. L.

1

Sending 25 copies of the Representation (4441 SN), as the basis for discussion at the interview. Have they agreed to vote 3 pound00 for the Committee ?

000004461

02.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00130

COLONIAL SECRETARY

1

I have received a cable from Natal regarding a new Bill which if passed would efface Indian Traders altogether. Please grant a short interview.

000004470

02.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00130

COLONIAL SECRETARY

1

I enclose herewith a statement of facts which will form the basis for further submission to Lord Elgin.

000004448

02.11.1906

13530

GODFREY, GEORGE

00000

"BLANK"

1

Will you please attend at the Hotel at 12 noon to-morrow regarding the representation to be sent to Lord Elgin by South Africa Indian Students ?

000004447

02.11.1906

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

2

Not traders only but every Asiatic including infants to be registered with 10 digit impression which he has always to carry and show to the Police etc.

000023926

03.11.1906

10403

GODFREY, George V. & 4 OTHERS

10402

BRITISH GOVT. SECY. OF ST FOR COLONIES

2

Representation to British Government by students studying in England, who are Asiatics, but born and residing in South Africa; about the Adverse effect on them and others in similar position of racial legislation being enacted in south Africa.

000004472

03.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14334

ARATHOON, A.M.

1

Thanks. I hope you have re-directed to Mr. Thornten, the paper which I sent yesterday under c/o the Association I am confirming my letter to him.

000004478

03.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14329

THORNTON, T. H.

1

Thanks for consenting to join the Deputation Will you give us an appointment to pay our respects and place the position fully before you?

000004474

03.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

12996

NATAL BANK

1

Will you give the bearer Mr. Ritch a draft on Johannesburg for pound 100/- filled in? I shall sign it and return it to be placed to my credit.

000004473

03.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13517

BROWN, F. H.

1

I venture to enclose herewith two copies of the Representation (SN 4441A), which will form the basis for discussion at the interview.

000004475

03.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13557

CARTWRIGHT, Albert

1

A Mrs. Reade called on me. Seemed to be very ill and nervous. She gave me your name. Will you give me information regarding her?

000004476

03.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14649

DILKE, Charles (Sir) (M.P.)

1

Much obliged to you for your letter If you cannot come, will you send a letter of sympathy to be read to Lord Elgin?.

000004477

03.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13498

GRIFFIN, Lepel (Sir)

1

Transvaal Indian Deputation I sent you paper I enclose herewith a list of persons who will join the Deputation Lord Elgin asks me to restrict the number to 12.

000004480

03.11.1906

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

1

Mr. A. A. Sohrawarthy the retiring Secretary was honoured He said that the object of the society was peaceful propaganda to achieve world brother hood.

000004481

03.11.1906

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

1

Dadabhai Naoroji presided The paper was very well read. He was congratulated on his ability. Some thought he was too (practical) partial to England.

000004479

03.11.1906

13496

BIRDWOOD, George (Sir)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

"The refusal for your demands will be an irretrievable blow to the British Empire" A letter (giving) ringing with noble indignation and sense of justice.

000004490

05.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13505

ADAM, G. J.

1

I enclose the circular letter addressed by (some) members of Parliament. Will you inform the press?

000004491

05.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13557

CARTWRIGHT, Albert

1

I enclose three papers* Your letter encourages me. Seel your personal acquaintance. Can we lunch together?

000004488

05.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13563

ST. EDMUND'S "BOARD STAIRS"

1

My friend Mr, Oldfield thinks Mr. Manga needs a change Please wire to him if you can accommodate him as also your charges per week

000004486

05.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13561

ADAM, G. G.

1

Regarding your inquiry, the deputation will be received by Lord Elgin at 3 p.m. Next Thursday

000004484

05.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13560

KITCHIN, JOSEPH

1

Your brother and my friend H. Kitchin is anxious - as I too am - that I should make your acquaintance. Please give me appointment

000004489

05.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14340

TIMES, THE

1

I beg to enclose herewith for your information and publication the signed letter addressed by some members of Parliament.

000004487

05.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13562

WALPOLE GEORGE

1

Thanks for your letter I shall not need your services as I have permanently engaged an expert short hand typist.

000004485

05.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14648

AMEER ALI (C.I.E.)

1

Mr. Ally H.O. and I will be pleased to wait on you at the Reform club to-morrow at 4 p.m.

000004483

05.11.1906

11753

NAOROJI, Dadabhai

00130

COLONIAL SECRETARY

1

Herewith "Indian Opinion" of 13th October reporting the case which brings into prominent relief our hardships- even of infants in Transvaal Please also see "The Thin End" in the issue

000004482

05.11.1906

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

1

A meeting of Liberal, Labour and National parties' members to hear Indian view will be held on .... They think the Ordinance is a breach of promise. Please attend

000004492

06.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14293

BROWN, F.H.

1

I enclose last 2 issues of "Indian Opinion" to give you an idea. The last number contain our photographs. Thanks for introducing me to Sir Curzon Wyllie.

000004499

06.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14342

ROSENBURG, E. (Miss)

1

Do you mind calling here to-morrow at 3-15-pm.? Sharp to enable you to begin at 3-30. Mr. Ally an important appointment at 5-30 p.m.

000004501

06.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13569

ROYEPPAN, Joseph

1

Please do attend Member of Parliaments' meeting to distribute Representation. "If you can come, do not fail."

000004500

06.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13568

PATHAR RUTHNAM

1

Pather Ruthnam go over to Mr. Polak and fix up about your school and boarding House. An exceeding nice lady with a daughter capable of teaching has consented to take you at a boarder.

000004503

06.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13545

HOLLICK S.

1

Herewith a copy of the memorial. You will find it (?) on page 8. Please return the memorial after perusal.

000004493

06.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14649

DILKE, Charles (Sir) (M.P.)

1

Extremely obliged for yours of the 5th instant. As suggested therein I will not make use of the letter before Lord Elgin.

000004494

06.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14330

BORNER, A. (Messrs.)

1

I now enclose further cheque for pound 1/- and your amended Bill, which please return duly discharged

000004498

06.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13508

OLDFIELD, Josiah (Dr.)

1

Will you take the bearer, A TAnzi, a waiter, in this hotel as your patient on the poor fee and let me know the charges?

000004497

06.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13566

REES, J. D.

1

Greatly obliged for your letter. We are including your name. Will you attend M.P.'s meeting? If possible we shall see you at the house earlier .

000004502

06.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13557

CARTWRIGHT, Albert

1

So glad to have you for breakfast. I agree fully with you that we have everything to gain by having the meeting public, so just is our cause. Will you enquire at the colonial Office if it is to be public ?

000004495

06.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00130

COLONIAL SECRETARY

1

I enclose the List. The number comes to 14, which Lord Elgin be graciously pleased to excuse as Sir Dilke may not be able to attend.

000004496

06.11.1906

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

4

Two copies of the list actually submitted L. Alderly, Dilke, Griffin, Cotton, Birdwood, Ameer Ali, Thornton Rees etc. (Two other lists are rough & copies of the names of possible members ?)

000004504

06.11.1906

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

1

I beg to enclose herewith complete list of the members of the Deputation, that will wait on Lord Elgin, at 8 P.M., on Thursday 8th instant.

000004508

07.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

12865

POLAK J. H. L.

1

You can make your appointment with him for taking him to the City of London. College as also for putting him into the Boarding House.

000004508

07.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

12865

**********NIRAV ADDRESS STARTS

1

You can make your appointment with him for taking him to the City of London. College as also for putting him into the Boarding House.

000004505

07.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13571

SCHWANN, Charles

1

I apologise. You will readily excuse the mistake when I inform you that there was absolutely no time left for examining the proof.

000004506

07.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13526

ELGIN (Lord)

1

I want to place the position so as to enlist your sympathy for active intervention - of course diplomatic. The new Bill makes it more necessary.

000004509

07.11.1906

12882

ALLY, Haji Ojer

13573

KIDWAI, S.M.H.

1

I shall be pleased to see you at the Hotel Cecil. Mr. Gandhi will be present. The Pan Islamic Society can do much to further our cause.

000004507

07.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14111

WEDDERBURN, William (Sir)

1

To keep my promise, I inform you hereby that Sir L. Griffin desires strongly that you should join. I forgot to tell him then of your Objection.

000004520

08.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09337

BARNES

1

If you are still in Victoria station, Please let me know, and I shall look you up. My regards to all, if you get this letter.

000004518

08.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09337

BARNES

1

If you are staying in westbourne Park Road, kindly drop me a line that I may see you before I leave England. I now live at Johannesburg.

000004525

08.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14359

DIGBY, SAM (NATIONAL LIBERAL CLUB)

1

Sir Mancherji gave me your name as a friend of Transvaal Indians. I enclose herewith several Representations to Lord Elgin whom we meet to-day.

000004515

08.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13526

ELGIN (Lord)

1

Will His Lordship acquaint us with the nature of the 'gram':, and the names of the senders ? So that we may explain this some-what startling upshot. We request the favour of a brief interview also.

000004526

08.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13545

HOLLICK S.

1

I enclose the Memorial. If you think any change is necessary, please make it, and I will get it re-typed and then circulated.

000004527

08.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13545

HOLLICK S.

1

I have incorporated the correction made by you. The interview was very satisfactory. If a sufficient effort is now made, probably we shall succeed.

000004524

08.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13622

STEAD W. T.

1

Mr. Ally and I shall appreciate an interview with you. If you give us an appointment, we will try to place our position before you.

000004517

08.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13614

FREETH (Mrs.)

1

I drop this letter on the off-chance of its reaching you as I do not know your proper address. I should be sorry to leave without seeing you.

000004522

08.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14356

WOOLGRAM AND ROBERTS (Messrs)

1

Yes, we will give one guinea for 200 copies if they begin from 20th Ultimo, and are about British Indians in South Africa - not necessarily about me or Mr. Ally or Deputation.

000004523

08.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14357

CAMERON, KIN & CO. (Messrs)

1

It was agreed that a Commissioner should take it during my stay here: Can it be taken next week as I may leave London afterwards.

000004521

08.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13582

SOLOMON, Richard (Sir)

1

You are a friend of the "coloured"s You thought that an Inquiry commission was due to us. A ward of approval from you will do the thing.

000004516

08.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13577

BLAIR, G. (Mrs.)

1

As we cannot possibly stay here upto January, the idea of a meeting must be dropped. Greatly obliged for your sympathy.

000004513

08.11.1906

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

3

Gandhiji's full statement, a summery of which is included in the above (4512 SN) Full of reasoned moderation with just a mention of possible Satyagraha.

000004528

08.11.1906

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

4

Law III of 1885 is itself a serious hardship, but this new Ordinance is an insult, a delegation. viz. Mr Nomura's case who got entry permit though Mr. Gandhi. Save your Nation's honour. [By James L.M, the Chinese Delegate ?]

000004514

08.11.1906

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

2

Evidently the speech of Sir M. Bhawnagree, at the Deputation urging the appointment of a Commission which Lord Elgin's predecessor almost promised.

000004512

08.11.1906

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

11

"Confidential" report. After earnest pleas by several Englishmen and Indians : some with tense emotion : Lord Elgin gives a cold reply, takes upon himself the responsibility for the Ordinance, defends it and does not promise even an Inquiry as suggested to by Deputation.

000004511

08.11.1906

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

3

The Introducing Deputation has Members from all parties. The recent meeting of M.Ps. (Members of Parliament) also shows British sympathy. That the Transvaal Indians are unhappy even without the Ordinance is proved by the recent case of a child's conviction set aside with scathing criticism by Transvaal chief Justice.

000004519

09.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14354

ALDERLEY & DILKE C.

1

Thanks for your presence at the Deputation to Lord Elgin despite inclement weather. We hope you will continue your interest.

000004529

09.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13511

BHOWNAGREE, Mancherji M. (Sir)

1

If we succeed in our mission, you will probably be responsible. Your suggestion of a Deputation to Morley is fully approved of by L. Griffin. Lord G. Hamilton in his interview had a "non-possumus" attitude.

000004534

09.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13508

OLDFIELD, Josiah (Dr.)

1

I cannot undergo the operation on Saturday - or there about; things have taken a turn for the better as also for worse I may be ready Saturday week.

000004531

09.11.1906

14316

GANDHI, M.K. & ALLY, H.O.

14361

MORLEY, John (Sec. of State for India)

1

We have waited upon Lord Elgin. The same distinguished Deputation under Sir L. Griffin desires to wait upon you. Please give appointment.

000004533

09.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14111

WEDDERBURN, William (Sir)

1

We are obliged for the tickets for the complimentary breakfast to Mr. Dadabhai Naoroji. We consider it an honour to attend it.

000004532

09.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13560

KITCHIN, JOSEPH

1

I shall have much pleasure in dining with you on Wednesday next. Will you meet me at the station ?

000004535

09.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13526

ELGIN (Lord)

1

Lord Elgin told us, official notes would be taken. Please let me have a copy.

00004535A

09.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00390

POLAK, H. S. L.

1

Deputation to Lord Elgin.

000004530

09.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00390

POLAK, H. S. L.

1

The Deputation was stronger than ever before: The Members of Parliament's meeting was unprecedented. Lord Elgin most probably will grant Inquiry Commission, what joy !

000004537

10.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

11907

WEST, Albert Henry

1

I hope she is getting on nicely, and is comfortable and that Mrs. Gandhi received her well. I am too busy, cannot leave before 24 th.

000004543

10.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14340

TIMES, THE

2

For the following reason [ 8 reasons given ] the Ordinance should be vetoed no matter that Transvaal is to be a self Government Colony. An Inquiry commission also should be appointed.

000004542

10.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13596

KADIR, Abdool

1

Though not assured of success, I am satisfied with it because of the work done. He has not given, a blank note. There is hope.

000004541

10.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13595

WEST, W. J.

1

Send it to a Qudir, a Punjab University Graduate and proprietor of "Urdu" monthly. He may become our honorary contributor.

000004540

10.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13594

MANGA S. M.

1

Mr. Ally and I will dine with you. How are you getting on ? Do you like the place and the people ? what are the charges ? Do not give me scrapy information.

000004538

10.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13592

MACINTYRE W. J.

1

You did not give me Mrs. Freeth's address, as promised, but fortunately I have got. I have got the papers regarding Mr. Macintyre J. W. and written to the London Solicitors.

000004536

10.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13550

COTTON, Henry

1

Lord Elgin wanted to keep the interview strictly private. Some one in the Colonial office must have given away the report. Mr. Adams of Reuters and I think a Member of Parliament should ask why "The Times" was so favoured.

000004539

10.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13593

OMER H. A. JOHARI

1

I have done all I could, given a statements to Lord Elgin, and repeated my request for interview. I am trying to form a permanent committee for South African Affairs.

000004546

12.11.1906

14369

GEORGE ETC.

14340

TIMES, THE

1

We entirely agree with Mr. Gandhi and Mr. Ally; and dissociate ourselves from our brother Dr. Godfrey who disclaims Gandhi's Deputation.

000004544

12.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13498

GRIFFIN, Lepel (Sir)

2

Will you join the committee ? The "Times" Leader is important and rather sympath etic. Will you emphasise the Imperial importance ?

00004522A

12.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14356

WOOLGRAM AND ROBERTS (Messrs)

1

 

000004547

12.11.1906

14370

ALLY, Haji Ojer & GANDHI, M. K.

13526

ELGIN (Lord)

1

We have received the cable. Godfrey got signs on blank paper on false pretence using 'bias' [code for British Indian Association] Signs with drawn. This shows how the signs were obtained.

000004551

12.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13550

COTTON, Henry

1

He is a little insane There are other things also regarding him ; but I need not relate His brothers have disowned him , and are angry with him.

000004548

12.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14371

COX, H. & BIRDWOOD & AMEER ALI

4

enclosing the leader. Will you use your powerful pen. If the various Deputation Members contribute, it may hold public attention and influence Lord Elgin. Letters in similar strain to Birdwood, Ameer Ali, Rees.

000004549

12.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00312

BHOWNAGREE, Mancherji M. (Sir)

1

I have now received authorisation for forming it. I have written to Sir Griffin L. inviting his help. Will you also write to "The Times" ?

000004550

12.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00130

COLONIAL SECRETARY

1

Sir Lepel Griffin and I were surprised to find the report in "The Times" and it is in accurate; will you let me publish these minutes?

000004555

13.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13550

COTTON, Henry

1

In view of Morley (Secretary of state for India) promise to receive a Deputation; would it not be premature to ask a question regarding Elgin's discussion regarding (inquiry) commission.

000004567

13.11.1906

08295

RITCH, L. W.

14378

BENCHERS OF LINCOLN'S INN

2

" For reason above stated (including one of Cohen's insanity), I pray that remission be granted for the remaining terms."

000004561

13.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13496

BIRDWOOD, George (Sir)

1

I return herewith your previous letter which please amend as per your suggestion and redirect. Yes, Sir Bhawanagree has made this question his own. I entirely agree.

000004552

13.11.1906

00312

BHOWNAGREE, Mancherji M. (Sir)

14340

TIMES, THE

1

Your remarks show why a committee is necessary I re-echo your view regarding the spread of discontent in Indians (India), Is India to remain a part of the Empire? That is the issue at stake.

000004556

13.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13501

JAMES, L. M.

1

We are to see Mr. Morley on the 22nd. There is some hope of a commission being appointed. You also should send a reminder to Foreign Office.

000004566

13.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13508

OLDFIELD, Josiah (Dr.)

1

Ritch has applied for remission of his terms. Will you certify that Cohen is insane and it is necessary for him to return to South Africa he loves.

000004562

13.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13609

COOPER, Chas F.

1

It is being formed. Ritch will be Secretary. He will seek your co-operation, so kindly promised by you.

000004559

13.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13607

ARATHOON, W. H.

1

Please give me as many as possible. I will distribute them amongst the Members of Parliament. I will send you a copy of the report of a interview with Lord Elgin. Thanks for all the troubles you are taking.

000004558

13.11.1906

13605

GANDHI & ALLY

13606

COLONIAL OFFICE

1

Mr. Ally and I will do will do ourselves the honour of waiting on to-morrow at 4-30, as suggested by you.

000004563

13.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13631

MORLEY, John, P.S. to

1

I hope to submit the names in due course, and shall try to restrict the number as much as possible.

000004565

13.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14635

WINTERBOTTOM, Florence (Miss)

1

So delighted to have had a chat regarding south Africa Indians. Thanks for offering to speak to the lady (?) regarding the loan of the furniture:

000004557

13.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13529

STANLEY (Lord)

1

Will you join it ? Sir L. Griffin will head it. If you attend please be at the India office at 12 noon on Thursday week.

000004553

13.11.1906

14373

PAN ISLAMIC SOCIETY OF LONDON

00130

COLONIAL SECRETARY

2

Protest against religious distinction in the Ordinance Remission : That the Ordinance applies to Muslims.(Muslim Subject) of Turkey and excludes Christian subjects of the same is objectionable.

000004554

13.11.1906

13603

PAN ISLAMIC SOCIETY

00130

COLONIAL SECRETARY

1

I beg to enclose herewith the Petition adopted at the meeting of the Society convened for ...1906 and copy of minutes.

000004564

13.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04034

BLAIR, G. (Mrs.)

1

Mr. Ally and I will be pleased to pay our respects to her, and make your acquaintance on Thursday next at 4 p.m.

000004560

13.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

05050

EAST INDIAN ASSOCIATION

1

We shall be obliged if you will kindly give us an appointment, to wait on you in connection with our mission.

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14.11.1906

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GANDHI, M. K.

13614

FREETH (Mrs.)

1

I send it herewith. "To Mrs. Gandhi's right is the only son of my widowed sister", Too busy on Sunday evening so I shall be with you on some other evening provisionally.

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14.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13545

HOLLICK S.

1

It is a pity you are finding it difficult to get signatures [on SN 4510 ?], I am ready to help you if necessary.

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14.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13513

MUKERJI, J. C.

1

On returning from a visit to Mrs. Bonnerji, Mr. Ally and I and you will dine together and continue our chat.

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15.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14382

TIMES OF INDIA

1

Sir Wedderburn Wm., Griffin, Cotton Rees, Naoroji, Bhawnagree etc. have consented to join. Will you also join ? The committee is to be called S. A.B.I.V.Com.

000004574

15.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13551

WALLACE, W. A.

1

I enclose pound 25/- for the furniture, also an agreement of lease signed by Mr. Ritch as Secretary and Treasurer. Please have it signed by the landlord.

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15.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14379

CHURCHILL, Winston & OTHERS

1

We, (Ally and Gandhiji), the Transvaal Deputation, venture to request an appointment with you to enable us to place the British Indian's position before you. We shall be extremely obliged if you let us wait on you.

000004571

15.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13582

SOLOMON, Richard (Sir)

1

As you promised to give me a few minutes during your stay in London, may I ask you to give me an appointment ?

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15.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14380

SOUTH AFRICA (Newspaper)

1

May I have a call from you to-morrow in the morning ?

000023896

16.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08271

NAOROJI, Dadabhai

1

Informs about it and inquires if he will join it.

000004582

16.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13620

BENNET, T. J.

1

Being consistent advocate of your cause, will you kindly join the Deputation. Please give us previous appointment to explain every thing.

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16.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14386

POLAK, H. S. L.

1

A room is engaged at Pound 40/- per year for the Committee. Sir L. Griffin will head the Deputation to John Morley. Sending you Dr. Oldfield's 'splendid' article.

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16.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13622

STEAD W. T.

1

We will feel deeply grateful if you exert your great influence with the Boers so that they may distinguish us from Kaffirs and treat us better.

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16.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14301

WATTON SPENCER (Mrs.)

1

My friend is of Arya Samaj, which is to Hinduism what Protestantism to Catholisism. Can you point out some home where he can mess and absorb the culture and beauty of English life ?

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16.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13619

BONNER, A.

1

Enclosed Cheque for Pound 2-8-0, to-gether with your Bill which please return duly receipted.

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16.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13663

HOLLAND, BERNARD

1

As Lord Elgin has no objection, I send the minutes of the Deputation for publication in "Indian Opinion" in full.

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16.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13623

STANLEY (Lord) & OTHERS

1

Will you join it ? We want your moral support and influence. No active work expected except from the Executive body. Please let us know if you will join.

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16.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13608

MORRISON, Theodore

1

Enclosed herewith the papers promised. Please return the minutes after you have done with them.

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16.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14340

TIMES, THE

1

I have a document to prove over mandate. He himself supported the resolutions of the meeting, which appointed us. The 437 signatures were obtained fraudulently.

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17.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08271

NAOROJI, Dadabhai

2

Original of 4588

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17.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14393

EMPIRE TYPEWRITING CO.

1

enclosing the balance Pound 7-6-0 for the use of the type-writer for a month. Please give me a receipt.

000004591

17.11.1906

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13627

COUNTY SCHOOL

1

He must pass London Matric if he is to get on in future: Will a certificate from me do for entry ? He is also studying for the Bar.