Serial no.

Date

From no.

From Person

To no.

To Person

Pages

Summary

000012896

01.01.1927

05273

WADIA, P. A. (Prof.)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

6

Answering some questions put by Gandhiji explains why we. Should have a gold standard hopes his short article for 'Young India'. is received.

000019769

01.01.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

06958

HIGGINBOTTOM, Ethel (Mrs.)

1

Acknowledging her book inscribed to her good husband Gandhiji passes Joke that he has not yet met a wife whether American, English or Indian who has felt disinterested about her husband.

000029376

03.01.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08725

KAMDAR HARI ICHCHLAA

1

Continue learning Hindi and attend prayer regularly.

000011761

03.01.1927

02696

CHESTINE, S. N.

00402

RAJAGOPALACHARI, C.

4

I am against a Khadi Union except on the constructive liner you so clearly but before us when you were here: I deprecate boycotts and non-co-operation.

000030007

03.01.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02840

MIRABEN

2

Love humainty in spite of it all. Ashram is in yourself remain unoffechew like the lifus.

000029405

03.01.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02888

PARASRAMIJI

1

You may devote fortnight.

000025393

03.01.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08218

SISTER

2

Here we are in a khadi centre: Here in prayers, recitation is rather defective. Do not forget your spinning.

000028757

04.01.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13188

GANDHI, Ramdas

1

Towels can be sold to hospitals. Why not contact Pattani Saheb ?

000012476

04.01.1927

03045

MATHEWS, Basil

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

To a questionnaire from as, hundreds of bady from all over the world replied that you are the greatest living man, Please give a message for our.

000027801

04.01.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02389

PATTANI, Prabhashankar (Sir)

1

Propose to come there in March. It will be grand if the Hindus can forgive Abdul Rashid.

000012666

04.01.1927

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37

Printed copy of the Preliminary Judgement of the district Court of Allepey in the matter of the Temple-entry suit.

000012803

05.01.1927

03255

SUBBIAH, A.

02721

JOSHI, Chhaganlal Nathubhai

2

Here-with our Programme.

000032422

08.01.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09040

RADHA

1

Gandhiji refers to his attending the cremation of Sraddhananda at Benares on the previous day. He talks of al long funeral procession. - Reference to the Ganga 'ghat' at Benares and its beauty.

000012562

08.01.1927

00612

NEHRU, Motilal (Pandit)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

3

enclosing of apology to be submitted by "Bandemataram" for publishing a defamatory article against him-self-informs that if they do not send if legal notice would be served claiming damage for 2 Lakhs.

000027802

08.01.1927

00546

DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

02389

PATTANI, Prabhashankar (Sir)

1

Congressmen know that they cannot do without Gandhiji and yet they do not wish to follow him.

000012898

10.01.1927

04385

VAKIL, C.N.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

advising despatch of his book "Currency & prias in India "opinions upon the recommendations if the Royal Commission referring gold coin gold mint and the ratio.

000012477

10.01.1927

03046

LESTER, Muriel (Miss)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

4

Reporting her talks with Lady Abilson on the prohibition question and her. Determination not to get vaccinated on board the Italian steamer, desires to have sort of people's expression in favour of prohibition to facilitate her work in England. Also feels worried over Hindu Muslim tension and opines that shraddhanand's murder should have been turned into an attempt at conciliation.

000030008

10.01.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02840

MIRABEN

6

Reason for tasting dishes and pan is faulty. Appreciate my caution for future: It is frivial but with dradly polentialifis palernal warning reminds of her limit about surukal affairs as manly she is there to learn Hindi.

000030009

10.01.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02840

MIRABEN

1

Keep your health and mental balance Rest we learn through mistake.

000015947

10.01.1927

00394

ANDREWS, C. F.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

4

Alluding to the marked change in the Union Government's attitude towards India presumes that the real change came owing to the news about the good treatment of South Africa Deputation in India and the lovish Indian hospitality.

000025394

10.01.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08218

SISTER

2

Glad to know your prayers are going on very well. Yesterday we observed the shraddha day of Swami shraddhanand Benaras lanes are very dirty.

000011762

11.01.1927

02122

SHAUKAT ALI (Maulana)

02603

SHANKERLAL

3

In reply to a resolution about an absenting member the Big Brother narrates his enthusiasm for khadi movement and promises to attend future meetings, though himself is surrounded by numerous difficulties.

000012804

11.01.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

03165

DEAR FRIEND

2

Have nothing against Gen. Dyer or even O'Dwyer. The Rowlatt Act and the subsequent events have opened my eyes. I believe that the present British administration of India on the whole is not good but positively evil. Non-co-operation is the only alternative to can armed rebellion.

000012667

11.01.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

03165

DEAR FRIEND

3

In matters of religion I am against any stat in interference. State interference and the cow question is, in India, a religious and economical Even a Hindu State may not prohibit cow-slaughter considered to be religious by any of its subjects. Slaughter of provocative should be put down by every state.

000012668

11.01.1927

00000

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6

Notes in Mahadevbhai's hand of Gandhiji's speeches in reply to the address presented by Goshala and untouchable community at Betia, where in topics of Cow-Slaughter, shuddhi and spinning are death with.

000011763

12.01.1927

02698

CHANDHARI, J. (Miss)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

I remit 12/5. being subscription for Young India. I have taken a vow to observe Celibacy for the whole life and to wear genuine khaddar dress.

000012805

12.01.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

03165

DEAR FRIEND

1

I could certainly call myself a votary of non-violence, in spite of consciousness that I kill thousands of invisible creatures. I long to be free from the bondage of the flesh which is birth and death.

000011843

13.01.1927

02527

MANN, Harold H. (Dr., Sir)

00898

GANDHI, Maganlal K.

1

Thanking for kind reply to his letter of 22nd December regarding the extent to which spinning and weaving are being actually taken up as Secondary occupation by cultivators.

000012806

13.01.1927

00000

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1

Editorial entitled, "A Successful Mission" in which achi evements of the Indian delegation in the conference on the Asiatic question in union are described.

000015949

13.01.1927

00394

ANDREWS, C. F.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Referring to the agreement opines that whatever may be the details settled, one thing is clear, it has been a big settlement.

000011764

14.01.1927

02699

"FAKIR MOTI"

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

6

Private and confidential letter written in sarcastic tone by an old acquaintance of the Inner temple and after-wards a retired bureaucrat of the satanic Government. Tries to wean Mahatmaji from political field.

000011765

15.01.1927

02700

PANDIT NIRANJAN

02701

ALL INDIA…, Secretary

12

Statements showing the work turned out during 1925-26. and proposals for work for the new year.

000024128

15.01.1927

00000

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1

Praise the Mannulal library the donors.

000030010

16.01.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02840

MIRABEN

1

Suggests locating in map station of his programme and writing them in Hindi.

000028579

17.01.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

10485

MASHRUWALA, Nanabhai Ichchharam

2

This time I am out to collect fund and hence I go where the chances are greater etc.

000024636

17.01.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00713

BAJAJ, Jamnalal

2

Herewith my programme. Sushila's views should be ascertained without giving Manilal's or anybody's name. If she is unwilling we should not proceed further.

000011782

17.01.1927

02714

GANGA RAM (Sir)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

I have made up my mind to go to England. Will certainly pay for any samples you will send me. Our common motive is to add something to the prosperity of the people. But I still hold that khaddar and Charka will not bring prosperity.

000030011

17.01.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02840

MIRABEN

2

Inquires about her progress in Hindi describes situation of the camp residance and the weather.

000025395

17.01.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08218

SISTER

4

Mother Ganges leaves silt and thereby enriches the soil. To my appeal to the women to give up ornaments the response is very good. Of course they have promised not to obtain new ones. Wish you all emulate the example and be one with the poor.

000030012

18.01.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02840

MIRABEN

2

Better go to Hardwar if there is no progress in Hindi out do not endanger your health.

000011766

21.01.1927

02703

NAGORCENER, L.D.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

A Portuguese student seeks permission to translate Gandhiji's autobiography in Portuguese (Permission Granted on Conditions suggested in his letter).

000012478

22.01.1927

03046

LESTER, Muriel (Miss)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

At port said I received a letter from an English M.P. desiring me to address meetings. on Prohibition I am giving final ouches to my novel.

000032423

22.01.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00000

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1

Reference to a city where Gandhiji spent major part of the year 1916. - Reference to Kakasaheb. - Importance of having faith in the work that we do. - Reference to travelling from place to place for propagation of Khaddar.

000012813

23.01.1927

00000

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4

advertising Gandhiji's visit to West Khandesh and his itinerary.

000030013

24.01.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02840

MIRABEN

5

Champaran has sacred memories for me. as it really introduced me to India. Your letters are so beautiful that I send them to the Ashram for being read to the members but I do not want you to restrain yourself because we can pour out our hearts only where we can. But the waters may flow where they will.

000013295

24.01.1927

00000

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1

Statement showing per province production, sale, and depots of khadi.

000025396

24.01.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08218

SISTER

2

Our motto should be service and so we should equip ourselves for it, Physically, mentally and educationally.

000011767

25.01.1927

02704

ROCHESTER, Anna

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

5

To American lady visitors impressed by Gandhiji's views during their short interview Discuss the subjects of non-violence and its trends in great Britain, U.S. A. China, Russia, Give idea of their past and Future works also.

000012807

26.01.1927

01303

HOLMES, John Haynes (Rev.)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

The Mac Millan company accept your conditions.

000011844

27.01.1927

09521

MEHTA, RATANBAI

00898

GANDHI, Maganlal K.

1

We cannot finance opening a Khadi stall at Bhavatpur unless all India spinners association helps.

000015950

27.01.1927

00394

ANDREWS, C. F.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

enclosing an article for Young India refers to Shastri's, "What he acomplished at the Round Table Conference by his personalities no one can realize".

000012479

28.01.1927

03047

ROPER, Esther

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

advising despatch of 3 prose works of Eva-Gore-Booth the Irish poet who greatly resembled Gandhiji in thought and spiritual life.

000012382

29.01.1927

02963

DEVESHWAR SIDDHANTALANKAR

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

18

Swami shraddhanandji's murder is the result of Quranic teaching and Islam is not a religion of Peace as interpreted by you. To prove the statement cuttings of a long article from "Abbhyadaya" are enclosed.

000029621

29.01.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04285

KALELKAR, Kaka

2

Asks to employ Govindrao on his (kaka's) own responsibility whom G does not know.

000016235

30.01.1927

06350

DHANSUKHBHAI CHANDUBHAI

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Seeking Solace and comfort to his mental feelings aGitated by two equally attractive tempation of leading a celebrate life and married life while performing public service. Requests to guide.

000015951

31.01.1927

00394

ANDREWS, C. F.

00546

DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

3

Admiring Shastri's work says, "Shastri has done wondered. He was by for the outstanding figure in Cape town. Everyone was talking about his dignity and presence and wonderful face. His once speech in Capetown was a master piece and was golden opinion".

000011770

31.01.1927

02707

MADAN B.F.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

4

Giving reference to his previous talk wille Gandhiji about the difference between him and Professor Wadia on the Ratio matter tries to substantiate his view by recommending Gandhiji to put certain questions to Prof. Wadia.

000011768

31.01.1927

02705

VENKATAPPAYYA, Konda

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

6

We are glad to know you will Visit Andhra. It will help to the famine stricken people if cotton is supplied to them. There spinning is very common.

000011771

31.01.1927

02708

CHINOY, R. P.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

A Parsee student staying in England from boyhood wants to have first hand information from Gandhiji whether his (writings) belief that "If India is to get Home rule arms are very essential" is Justifiable.

000009762

31.01.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01814

JERAJANI, VITHALDAS K.

1

Shall write about the sale in 'Young India' and 'Navajivan' in April Discuss his programme.

000030014

31.01.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02840

MIRABEN

5

Bihar has its own charms for me. I leave tonight with regret. Suggests diet to be pollowed as now for the time being. Criticism from loved once about what our does not approve stifles independent judgement self correction should result in eahilaration.

000011769

31.01.1927

01361

PAUL, A. A.

00000

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4

January issue no I of Volume 5 of the international fellowship.

000011252

31.01.1927

00000

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4

Balance sheet of Navajivan Karyalaya for 1926.

000012926

31.01.1927

00000

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8

Mr. William Smiths article on "Dairying as an Indian village Industry" and "The need for a village Dairy factory System in India ?"

000025397

31.01.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08218

SISTER

2

Women here are in a backward position. If some of them come there do look after them and give them the best of yours.

000023973

01.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01250

CHANDIWALA, Brijkrishna

3

Advises to take up work in Jamsedpur if his English is good. Otherwise there is enough work in the Ashram. Gives his programme.

000025088

01.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04979

PRABHAVATI

2

Father has aggreed to send you and other in March. Do continue studying Ramayana. and Geeta and spinning.

000011773

02.02.1927

02710

GANGADUR, Sir

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Can I see you in Bombay before I sail for England on 7th May ? Grieved to find that you have again been disturbing peace of India by your touring. Why not convert your activities to industrialization ?

000011772

02.02.1927

02709

NURGIS

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

4

Expresses delight at the news of Perinben's stay with Bapuji and Supplies information about kamala Nehru's health.

000015952

02.02.1927

00394

ANDREWS, C. F.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

4

Recollects his experiences of 1994 expresses annoyance at neglect of education of Indian children even though Indian have amassed fortunes. Feels political atmosphere is Promising.

000012943

05.02.1927

09574

KISANS OF BIJOLIA

09575

REVENUE SETTLEMENT OFFICES OF UDAIPUR

1

Extracts from their application.

000009557

07.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09443

TYABJI, Abbas S.

2

Your success is Kathiawar is great. The letter to Dr. Mehta is enclosed. You need not go to Rangoon for collecting funds pronded you accept on tri ?? from Hindus also. Sahaila certainly will have my blessings it she and hers will ?? have and wear ??

000012879

07.02.1927

03285

SHARMA, RAMJILAL

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

3

enclosing copy of resolutions passed by the standing Committee of Hindi Sahitya Sammelan re: property of the Madras office.

000012568

07.02.1927

00612

NEHRU, Motilal (Pandit)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Being unsatisfied with the draft apology prepared by the Bandemataram editor, I ask your permission to initiate proceedings in case Bandemataram is not prepared to publish apology as drafted by myself.

000012563

07.02.1927

06697

LAJPAT RAI, Lala

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Editors', Bandemataram' and 'Milap' desire to see you personally wire date and place Lahore:

000030015

07.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02840

MIRABEN

2

Letter written on hand made paper from Nepal A vow should not cover the minimum but the mainmum.Gives next week tour programme.

000012942

07.02.1927

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2

Copy of the speech if Mr. R. E.Mollana the A.G.G. in Rajputana delivered at Bijolia (Mewar).

000025398

07.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08218

SISTER

2

News of Kishorilalbhai, Gomati Behn Nathji etc.

000024957

08.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00502

SUNDARAM

1

Savitri should be operated early. I am glad you are by Devdas's side.

000011845

08.02.1927

02742

PATWARDHAN APA ALLI BAG

00898

GANDHI, Maganlal K.

3

Request to provide with exhibits of best khaddar workmanship for bolaba District Exhibition, along with Jethalal's service on the occasion.

000012669

08.02.1927

03183

TILAK RASHTRIYA VIDYALAYA

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

6

Manuscript of an address presented by Tilak Rashtriya Vidyalaya of Khamgaon.

000027803

08.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02389

PATTANI, Prabhashankar (Sir)

1

Herewith Mathuradas letter Better you reply it.

000024641

09.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00713

BAJAJ, Jamnalal

2

Herewith my programme Inquires if Nathji will perform the marriage ceremony of Manilal and Sushila.

000011774

09.02.1927

02707

MADAN B.F.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

4

Regarding Controversy between himself and Prof. Wadia in the matter of Ratio question the writer advances his arguments.

000012812

09.02.1927

00000

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2

Extract from N. Joshi's about dire poverty in India etc;

000024640

10.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00713

BAJAJ, Jamnalal

4

Arrange for cotton for Tulsi Maher as you think fit.

000011775

11.02.1927

01361

PAUL, A. A.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Herewith a copy of Mr. Koo's letter I agree that the present is not the Time suitable for your visit. The situation will get cleared up very soon. Myself very keen that you should go.

000011776

11.02.1927

02711

HIGGINBOTTOM, Sam

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

A missionary asks appointment to discuss rural problems and to find out solution.

000024643

12.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08359

BAJAJ, Janakidevi

1

I knew you would bear the operation bravely. Be fit for work soon.

000024639

12.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00713

BAJAJ, Jamnalal

2

Try to attend it. How is Kamala?

000012897

12.02.1927

00000

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2

Cutting from "Times of India" dated 12/2/27 regarding "Disorganisation of trade conditions" and "Expect if change if Ration to 16/9"

000015953

12.02.1927

00394

ANDREWS, C. F.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Praying for blessing on his birthday intimates development in South Africa situation and says that he cannot leave before one month after the agreement is announced. Wishes that Kunwar Maharaj Singh may be appointed the agent.

000026476

12.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

06389

MASHRUWALA, Nanabhai Ichchharam

6

discussing the date that will suit him, intimates his programme.

000030865

13.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08873

KSHITISHBABU

4

(1) Inquires Anil's health suggests to consult Dr. B.c. Roy Sir Nilratan for Tarunibabus health (2) Extends condolence at Mr. chatterjees death to his family (3) G's tour programme form 15/2 to 3\3/27

00011777A

13.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02707

MADAN B.F.

2

I have sent yours to P. A.Wadia I would like to bridge the gulf : Better all of you issue a joint statement etc.

000011777

13.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

05273

WADIA, P. A. (Prof.)

2

For warding Mr. Madan's letter (SN11774) and a copy of 11777-a I trust that everything possible will be done to put the controversy on a high and moral level.

000023253

14.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09707

DASGUPTA, Satish

3

Desires him to take complete rest and recoup health leaving the pratishthan matters in the hands of God. Informs about his programme.

000011846

14.02.1927

02743

MOTILAL, Lala

09520

ALL INDIA SPINNERS ASSOCIATION, Sec.

1

Requesting to furnish names and addresses of khadi centres for the use of proposed industrial exhibition arranged by them.

000032424

14.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00416

GANDHI, Chhaganlal K.

1

Reference to Manilala's marriage which came off in a great hurry. - Reference to Gandhiji's trust in God.

000026472

14.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00660

GANDHI, Manilal

5

I do not mean that you two should be ascetics. All that I want is that you lead a regulated life I do not wish to come in your way.

000023974

14.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01250

CHANDIWALA, Brijkrishna

1

Inquires about his decision regarding work in Jamshedpur.

000011778

14.02.1927

01361

PAUL, A. A.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Glad Rajagopalachariar will provide for your conducting our retreat when you come to Madras.

000026473

14.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04453

NANABHAI

5

Sixth is suitable please make the function a model of simplicity no decoration, no sweets no ornaments and no special clothing.

000023283

14.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04900

HEMAPRABHA DEVI

2

God is the greatest artist. Why not dance to his tane ? Let this will be done.

000030016

14.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02840

MIRABEN

1

Gives further itinvrary. Happy to learn about the arrival of her Father and others knowing affection grows purer if also more detached.

000030017

14.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02840

MIRABEN

3

Explains method of Account keeping with instruction to maintain a properly kept account book informs about Manilal's engagement and marriage with Shushila form Akola Gives further itincrary.

000025399

14.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08218

SISTER

2

What is wanted is that those women who come there should be welcomed and associated with. Manilal is betrothal with Sushila.

000028758

16.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13188

GANDHI, Ramdas

1

Improve your health. Herewith my programme.

000011780

16.02.1927

02707

MADAN B.F.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

33

Requests to read the enclosed literature before reading the letter. Exposes the hollowness of Mr. Shroff's arguments.

000011779

16.02.1927

09516

JOSHI, GULABBHAI

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

6

Sending a copy of his pamphlet on ("monetary reform in India") Maintains that the present is the most opportune moment to introduce a comprehensive monetary reform. Our legislators are incompetent to grasp the economic situation.

000030018

16.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02840

MIRABEN

1

Please discharge the bill when you receive the Charka by V.P. from Calcutta.

000011781

17.02.1927

09517

GUNGARAM TRUST SOCIETY

00546

DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

1

Goods received from Miss bai with bill. Prices marked being rather high. Sale on a large bases not possible.

000011783

17.02.1927

02715

WADIA, P. A

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

3

"I can assure you I am not opinionated person who would stick to views once formed. Trut I am afraid Mr. Madan does not quite understand our position. "So daying the submits it issues for consideration.

000026945

18.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08518

KINGMAN, Harry (Tientsin)

1

Let me have a correct and complete picture of the situation in China.

000023182

19.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09707

DASGUPTA, Satish

3

Advises to suffer like a warrior and take care of health.

000024642

19.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00713

BAJAJ, Jamnalal

2

How is Janakidevi ? Anil had died. SatishBabu and his wife are very unhappy.

000011784

19.02.1927

09518

RETTINGER, John

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Deepest regret. We have to leave India without seeing you Being non-resistants we take opportunity to express our sincere admiration for your non-violent non-co-operation policy render the existing conditions. Shall read with added interest everything coming from your pen.

000026475

20.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08493

GANDHI, Sushila

2

Herewith Manilal's telegram. I do not know if you are lucky to have Manilal as your husband but he certainly is to have you. Do write to me.

000011785

20.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09519

EKAROZ (Rev. Father)

1

I espoused the Khilafat cause not for sake tyranny but for humanity. Wherever tyranny exists it must be resisted by non-violence means.

000012480

20.02.1927

03048

LESTER, Muriel (Miss)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

I contacted India Birkenhead is too busy to see me. I intend to arouse public opinion on the question of Opium. and liquor. Interview of news papers are very unreliable.

000012899

20.02.1927

05273

WADIA, P. A. (Prof.)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

4

enclosing an appeal and a draft bill embodying minimum demands necessary for the adoption of a gold standard, requests to ask friends in Assembly, to oppose the gold bullion standard in view of the risks involved in it.

000030019

21.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02840

MIRABEN

2

We must measure people with their own measure and see how far they come up to it. Do not lose your balance by a hair's breath.

000026474

21.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

06389

MASHRUWALA, Nanabhai Ichchharam

2

Though I do not approve of your providing a dress for Manilal I leave it to you. Panditji will come. Morning time will suit me.

000025400

21.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08218

SISTER

2

Here we are in a mill owned by Shantikumar who is a model of humbleness. I have told his wife to emulate your example. Hope you are a model.

000024330

22.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09571

THAKKAR, Amritlal V.

1

Advises to bring the Harijans; and that no notice need be given if they bring their own food and cover.

000012900

22.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

03165

DEAR FRIEND

3

Enclosing Prof. Wadia's letter (12899), asks his opinion about it.

000027576

23.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08574

KRISHNASWAMI

1

Come when you like. Why do you want me to call off Civil Disobedience movement ?

000027575

23.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08573

RAJAGOPALACHARI, K.

1

Herewith the discharge document.

000012901

24.02.1927

03297

PROF. B.F.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

4

I do not agree with Wadia about stability of price lover opines a gold standard is the best Currency standard for India today.

000012814

25.02.1927

03259

MAHROTRA PRABHU DAYAL

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Requests to answer two arguments against the doctrine of Karma advanced by the Principal of his college.

000012902

25.02.1927

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

1

Cutting from 'Times of India' dated 25/2/27 containing quotations of the money market.

000023254

26.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09707

DASGUPTA, Satish

3

Gives condolence over Anil's death.

000023281

26.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04900

HEMAPRABHA DEVI

1

Advises to bear the loss calmly.

000012815

27.02.1927

06301

SUBBIAH A.

00898

GANDHI, Maganlal K.

6

Please receive Mrs. Laura Finch and other foreign visitors on particular days, Gandhiji's touring programme intimated.

000012816

27.02.1927

06301

SUBBIAH A.

00898

GANDHI, Maganlal K.

2

enclosing Sir. R. L's letter informing arrival of Dr. E. J.. Helm's visit to the Ashram. Dr. Helms was the superintendent of the Goodwill Industries of U.S. A.

000012906

27.02.1927

07727

THAKOR, PURUSHOTTAMDAS (Sir)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

10

Referring to currency standard opines that the correct place where to press for the gold standard and gold mints would be the Reserve Bank Bill that is coming for consideration at Simla, Birla concurs. Advance copy of buy contribution to "people" of Lalaji is enclosed.

000026479

28.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08493

GANDHI, Sushila

2

Herewith Manilal's letter. You both should shed false shame of elder.

000026477

28.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00660

GANDHI, Manilal

6

Better respect their wishes and stay there for sometime after marriage. Do not take what I have written to Sushila. Not down points to be discussed with me for we may not meet again.

000012564

28.02.1927

03117

RAO, C. NARAYAN

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Supplies information family and personal matters.

000030020

28.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02840

MIRABEN

5

Vow is like a rudder a life regulator. A vow means a religious dutermination to carry out a decission for self restraint even at the cost of life there is the other side i.e. Andrews must hold myself free to do the will of God as I discover it from moment to moment what is good for one may not be good for all.

000014120

28.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04002

SANKARAN

2

Yours is a tonic to me. You are realizing all my expectations, Am delighted that the kitchen is in a perfect stage now. Do you know, Rishis of old were poets, philosophers, cooks, scavangers all rolled in one ?

000018499

28.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08218

SISTER

1

A lage from the `usha' key to independence lies in women but today they are an educated and backward.

000025401

28.02.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08218

SISTER

2

I find that women want ornaments and good clothes; they spoil children etc. Who but a woman like you alone can set an example of simplicity ?

000026478

01.03.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08493

GANDHI, Sushila

4

Marriage is for restraint and not for enjoyment though it does not make way clear for the latter. Think over this.

000026483

02.03.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00660

GANDHI, Manilal

4

I have written to Ramdas & Devdas that they may come if they like. Do not write to Harilal. With my permission you wear foreign clothes in south Africa but Sushila need not do so. I am for complete simplicity in marriage and advise you not to make of Sushila is a mere toy.

000011847

02.03.1927

02744

SETHI DEVRAJ GURUKAL

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

3

Requesting to help with necessary exhibits and materials for All India Khadi and Swadeshi Exhibition to be held in Hardwar on the occasion of Gurukul Silver Jubilee.

000012878

02.03.1927

03285

SHARMA, RAMJILAL

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Intimating about Hindi translation of the Hindi Prachar scheme expect blessing to the formation of this Sevak Mandal as approved of by Mahatmaji.

000026482

02.03.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

06389

MASHRUWALA, Nanabhai Ichchharam

2

Avoid all show and decorations. I have advised Manilal to stay there for some days after marriage.

000012903

02.03.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

05273

WADIA, P. A. (Prof.)

3

Intimating result of his correspondence with Mr. Madan on the currency question, supplies his itinerary for ready reference.

000012817

03.03.1927

06301

SUBBIAH A.

00898

GANDHI, Maganlal K.

4

Herewith Higginbottom's letter dated 23-2-1927 though he does not desire, Gandhiji desires you arrange receive him at the station.

000012565

04.03.1927

00612

NEHRU, Motilal (Pandit)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

As there is no honest desire to apologise, and as papers under Lalaji's and Malaviyaji's control lay their columns open for foul propaganda. Notices have been issued for filing suits for damages.

000012567

04.03.1927

03118

TELANG N.H.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

I yearn to serve mother country but family responsibility impel me to arrange a monthly pittance of Rs.20/-

000012566

04.03.1927

02122

SHAUKAT ALI (Maulana)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

4

"I believe in Khaddar and mean to work for it, but it is not everything to me." All the existing communal troubles are due the Khilafat office which is suffering for want of finances and workers.

000023251

06.03.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09707

DASGUPTA, Satish

3

I am here for Manilal's marriage. I cannot approve of the idea of giving hawking commisssion on sales by Bhandars as it is only for professional howkers.

000026484

06.03.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00660

GANDHI, Manilal

1

Now find out opportunity to have a private chat with Sushila and understand her requirements.

000029377

07.03.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08726

ICHCHHA, HARI

3

Be content with my writtings in Navajivan. Hope Prabha spins and puts on Khadi as a rule. Inquires about daily life.

000012904

07.03.1927

05273

WADIA, P. A. (Prof.)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Mr. Madan accepts all our main contentions as we are willing to accept 1 to 15. We agree with Madan that the rupee war a gold rupee 1/15 of the sovereign. It that value is effectively maintained and the best way of doing that is to have a gold coin and an open mind.

000030021

07.03.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02840

MIRABEN

2

Writes from third class carriage and gives reason for doing so. Shall read corrections made by Miraben in the Autobiography chapters.

000011848

08.03.1927

02745

EXHIBITION, Secretary

00898

GANDHI, Maganlal K.

3

Requesting to help with samples of khaddar your cotton etc for display.

000012481

08.03.1927

03049

ARYAN LOUISS KETTON

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

An American Admirer of Hindu philosophy and religion proposes to donate one million dollars for erection of a universal Temple in California to perpetuate the love for mother Indian. the original birth of world's religion and philosophy. He desires Gandhiji to associate himself with his.

00030023A

08.03.1927

10517

KSHMABEN RAO

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

3

Send a short story on charka for Young India Seeks a letter of introduction from Miraben on her French contacts to goin the society of the social service in Paris.

000012951

09.03.1927

03324

PATEL, Vithalbhai J.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

I intend to resume remitting my monthly quota from my salary. Cheque for Rs.2000/- is enclosed.

000012818

10.03.1927

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

3

Report of their meeting when Gandhi went to Ratnagiri.

000012905

11.03.1927

03298

MADAN, B.F.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

It was carried by Government by 68 to 65, The popular party cannot hope to carry anything if Government has made up its mind to do otherwise. We must now prepare ourselves for serious depressions.

000012482

11.03.1927

03050

WARD, Harry Frederick (Rev., Dr.)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Sending two articles commenting on situation in China. In America, "The spiritual temperature is very low; we are too prosperous, too proud and too self-righteous."

000012569

11.03.1927

09134

HIGGINBOTTOM, Sam

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

I regret. I missed the opportunity of meeting you I saw Sir Gangaram's bene volent institutions, "How greatly I appreciate what one Hindu is doing for his fellows".

000021776

11.03.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08076

DAS, RAMESHWAR

1

Prayer may last for any length of time even a life time.

000021775

12.03.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08076

DAS, RAMESHWAR

1

Living in sechesion means living apart from the wife.

000027473

13.03.1927

00546

DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

08559

PARMAR, Bechardas

1

Your letter requires personal discussion Come. to see Gandhi when he comes today here for sometimes.

000012880

13.03.1927

03285

SHARMA, RAMJILAL

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

enclosing true copy of the proceedings of the standing committee with regards Hindi Prachar in Madras presidency, after due Consideration of Gandhiji's letter on the subject.

000021774

13.03.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08076

DAS, RAMESHWAR

1

Physical ailment is difficult of cure unless mental ailment is cured. Suggests living in Sechesion.

000023252

14.03.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09707

DASGUPTA, Satish

2

Informs that Gandhiji is glad to learn about Kshitish Babu's decision. Inquires about health of family members. gives his programmes.

000012483

14.03.1927

03052

LLOYD L.W.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

An old acquaintance of Johannesburg who drew. pictures for the "Rand Daily Mail", sends a photograph with a request to return it duly signed.

000030022

14.03.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02840

MIRABEN

2

We shall soon meet Hence no long love letter gives programme. Inquires wheather wheel from Calcutta has arrived.

000012570

15.03.1927

00619

NEHRU, Jawaharlal (Pandit)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

3

Informing about Kamala's health and the results of a year's treatment, supplies his itinerary in Europe for next few months.

000030023

15.03.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02840

MIRABEN

1

Send Mrs. Row a Sanskrit scholar the letters she wants wait if you like till we meet.

000023854

15.03.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

06784

NATESAN, G. A.

2

Informs that while in Madras G. will stay with him. Suggests fixing up with C. Rajagopalachariar.

000029954

16.03.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08801

KHSITISH BABU

3

Suggests proper drainage etc. to make Sodepur Ashram a health restore: & Gives his programme.

000012767

16.03.1927

03238

PEOPLES' ON PROVIDENT GENERALS

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

4

I am your follower. I work for India's progress I advocate use of machinery. I expect Congress support. Will your become patron of your company ?

000028470

17.03.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08651

LESTER, Muriel (Miss)

4

See Young India for answers to your conandrums. I think you are on the right lines. Do not worry if the press reporter did not correctly reproduce what you said at the interview.

000012768

19.03.1927

03239

JOSEPH, A.

09379

YOUNG INDIA, Editor

9

enclosing a copy of an address by an Indian Christian lady on "Need for women in law courts".

000012847

21.03.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04378

SHAH, Fulchand

1

I have no space found, you should get your budgets Sanctioned and try to be locally self-supporting.

000025402

21.03.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08218

SISTER

2

I expect you to make the common kitchen a success and to learn all the processes of cotton.

000012907

22.03.1927

03299

DAUIEL, M. (Sir)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

90

Herewith some papers contributed by me. re: Bank, Ratio, Riot etc.

000012484

22.03.1927

03053

MIGNON, Georges

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Seeks right of translate in French and publish for Indochina and other French speaking Gandhiji's work, "The story of my Experiments with Truth."

000030024

22.03.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02840

MIRABEN

5

Be a perfect women Ashram is your home ***** where ever you are must be your home. Get needs without being a burden.Feels one with all. Have the reserve as a fruit of self denial.spirt without flesh is perfect that is all we need . But retain your individualidy. Reject that does not appeal do not impute infallibilidy to me.

000021799

22.03.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08077

RAMESHWARDAS

1

Acknowledges receipt of money.

000012881

23.03.1927

09568

'SAMMELAN'

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Gaya Prasad Shastri reported your 'your Gurukul interviews today accordingly reaching Madras on 5th April. Instruct Harihar Sharma, suspend separatist activities till our joint decision.

000012769

25.03.1927

03240

HUSSAN, H. E.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Officers' Training Class is a pernicious institution. What do you say about ??

000012485

25.03.1927

03054

BROWN, Francis Yeats

03055

BOSE, Jagdish Chandra (Sir)

1

"Annual Report of Moral and Material Progress of India penned by Government official is an insult will Gandhiji write for my paper about 1000 words roy on the present condition in India ?

000012882

26.03.1927

04383

CHATURVEDI, RAMNARAYAN

 

 

1

Requests Gandhiji to instruct Harihar Sharma not to take any stop further with regards the Hindi Prachar work in the Madras presidency until the final decision is reached.

000023255

27.03.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09707

DASGUPTA, Satish

4

So, I myself am ill. However you all should go on the way shown by me.

000012486

27.03.1927

03056

SINHA, Tarini Prasad

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

3

enclosing circular containing detail about the Bureau seeks permission to use Gandhiji's name as their correspondent, and offers their services as his Agents in England.

000030025

27.03.1927

00546

DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

02840

MIRABEN

2

Bapu has narrowlt escaped affack of apoplexy.

000012039

27.03.1927

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

1

Text of Menagment is Mr. Gandhi's Trial.

000026480

28.03.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

10439

GANDHI, Manilal & Sushila

3

Sushila is a child. I cannot blame her. In future do not take vows which you have not the strength to observe. Do not worry about my health.

000027789

28.03.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02389

PATTANI, Prabhashankar (Sir)

2

Gandhiji is laid down. We were fools in not stopping him from touring. Gandhiji desires to know if it is true that the viramgam cordon is to be reimposed ? If so, what do you propose to do ?

000012770

28.03.1927

01402

MEHTA, P. J. (Pranjivandas) (Dr.)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

As Ratilal is in your care I do not worry about him. I shall remit Rs.25000/- for the Vidyapith. I cannot spare more:

000025403

28.03.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08218

SISTER

2

So, I am down. But everybody has to go when his turn comes. Try to overcome passions and stick to Charka and the Ashram.

000012453

29.03.1927

03026

MILLER, A. Donald

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Worrying over Gandhiji's health and advising adequate rest, informs of his activities in England to stimulate further interest in the leper work which he considers as his privilege.

000012475

29.03.1927

05750

LESTER, Muriel (Miss)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

5

Informing of her activities in England about prohibition in India submits a draft, resolution for Gandhiji's approval. Asks for recommending an eminent Indians to perform the foundation ceremony of heir building.

000028534

31.03.1927

08664

TYAGI CHAND

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

To a querry if he behaved property in not affixing an adhasive stamp of one anna on the receipt Gandhiji replies wrong if done with permission.

000026481

01.04.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

10439

GANDHI, Manilal & Sushila

1

Failure in observing a vow should good us to be more vigilent. But if it discourages taking of vows at all we are on the down ward path.

000030026

01.04.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02840

MIRABEN

1

Forget me in the body be not perturbed merge yourself in the work.

000013972

04.04.1927

03898

HOLMES, John Haynes (Rev.) ?

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Thanks for your case in matter on final agreement with Mac-Millan Co.If orders come to you there is no reason why they should not be filled, but MacMillan assume that you will make no efforts to obtain orders from outside of India.

000030027

04.04.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02840

MIRABEN

2

Feels joy in writting to her every Monday ******* condition of health and says that if relt is recommended he would be at the Ashram. Inquires about her health.

000012771

06.04.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

03241

SATVALEKERJI OF AUNDH

4

I have read your book on ?? and ?? Do you think Asanas above or diet alone or mantrcy alone can enable us to observe Celibacy ?

000012487

07.04.1927

03057

POLAK, H. S. L.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Worrying over Gandhiji's illness implores to be furnished with exact in formations. Supplies news of his children. Intimates that not probably. he would be coming out this year.

00012771A

07.04.1927

07545

SATVALEKAR S. D.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Herewith my book on "Agni Vidya" I shall write in detail tomorrow.

000023183

07.04.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

03752

DAS GUPTA, Satishchandra

2

Informs about cancellation of the tour. gives news about his health and inquires about their health.

00012771B

08.04.1927

09558

SATVALEKERJI

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

7

Asans do help but they cannot gurantee complete "Virya Raksha" Food company reading Etc. also are great helps. Again much depends upon the mental attitude . Mere mechanical proeservation of "Virya" leads to the downfall of man.

000013274

10.04.1927

00402

RAJAGOPALACHARI, C.

00546

DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

6

Intimate that the Maharaja of Mysore has placed his bungalow at Bapu's disposal and offers all facilities. proposing to start on 19th and reach Bangalore on 20th With a suggestion to include Shankerlal and Devdas in Bapu's' party.

000030028

10.04.1927

08811

NOORPRANCE PYARELAL

02840

MIRABEN

1

Bapuji is getting better now.

000015955

10.04.1927

00394

ANDREWS, C. F.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

3

My presence is necessary till the Draft Bill embodying the changes as per the agreement goes though parliament, communal tension is being created here raising old controversies.

000015954

10.04.1927

00394

ANDREWS, C. F.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Duplicat typed copy of serical No. 15955.

00012771C

11.04.1927

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09558

SATVALEKERJI

3

We have tried all means except Asans I would like to try them in the Ashram. Kindly send there extra copies of your books. The price will be remitted.

000012670

11.04.1927

03184

LOKARE B.G.

00546

DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

6

Copies of articles on "Scouting in India" and "Scouting in Russia".

000024637

11.04.1927

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GANDHI, M. K.

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BAJAJ, Jamnalal

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How are you ? I am now old and need not worry if death comes on. Though death is a deliver -ance we fear it because we are used to the body.

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11.04.1927

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SUNDERLAND, Jabez T. (Rev. Dr.)

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GANDHI, M. K.

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This is my new book in prints. I am acquainted with Tagore and Lala Lajpat Rai will you send a few words to corroborate trust worthiness of my effort ?

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11.04.1927

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GANDHI, M. K.

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MIRABEN

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Taking all necessary rest. I am to be taken to Mysore for rest and not for Ashram. Master Hindi so well to follow villagers.

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11.04.1927

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GANDHI, M. K.

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MIRABEN

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Taking all the necessary rest. I am to he taken to my sore for rest and not to Ashram. Makes Hindi so well to follow villages.

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11.04.1927

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GANDHI, M. K.

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SISTER

2

I am better. Do decide to make the common kitchen a success.

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12.04.1927

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SATVALEKERJI

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GANDHI, M. K.

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The book are sent as donation . I do not reserve copy right for any of my book. We have no residential accomodation. So you may send only one student at a time to learn as ons.." "Kauvalyananda is well versed in Asans etc. The present atmosphere is anti-Celibacy is it advisable to assimilate "Virya" through body or mouth?etc."

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13.04.1927

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REDDY, P.J.

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GANDHI, M. K.

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Inquiring whether cablegram of 4th February, sent by the Association of Chinese students in Germany regarding prevention of Indian Troops participating in Chinese war with England, was received.