Serial no.

Date

From no.

From Person

To no.

To Person

Pages

Summary

000025889

06.01.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00000

"BLANK"

2

Yes our test is yet to come. But Sardar does not think your fears are well founded.

000027979

07.01.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08608

BARR, F. Mary (Miss)

2

Letters pertaining to business. We love are love letters. Good wishes for the new year.

000023536

07.01.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08233

BALVANTSINH

1

Personal inquiries.

000024432

12.01.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08340

KRISHNACHANDRA

1

No leisure even for a minute. Purity of mind is the most efficacious means to attain and sustain Brahmacharya. Unconsious prayer means that one doing is praying just as a sound steeper has no knowledge of his sleeping state.

000026075

12.01.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08471

AGRAVAL, K. C.

1

Duplicate of 24432

000031978

16.01.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08750

MIRA

4

Gandhiji was happy about the report of work he got from Mira thought her letters. Gandhiji hard pressed for time. Mira would know though "Hatijan" about the events that were fast shaping. Reference to Devdas, Laxmi & Ramdas and also to Kallenbach who is to arrive on Satursay. The Agakhan wants the Congress to settle with Jinnah if possible.

000022796

16.01.1939

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

1

Instruction by G. that the amount be credited to the Harijan fund.

000022797

18.01.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09571

THAKKAR, Amritlal V.

2

Informs that the amount was earmarked for khadi work. So return the amount. Inquires if he can spare 15 days for prohibition work in Khandesh.

000023537

18.01.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08233

BALVANTSINH

2

Desires him to write methodically and in good handwriting. Expresses faith in his honesty.

000031979

20.01.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08750

MIRA

2

(1) Gandhiji was taking all possible care to keep his health. (2) Gandhiji wants to discover the art of living long though full of activity to the end. (3) Gandhiji's admiration for Pathans who are open they trust you.

000022543

20.01.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08148

MALKANI, N. R. (Prof.)

2

Gandhiji is deeply hurt at Malkani's letter in which he underrated Khadi work in Sind.

000022282

20.01.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08090

AMTUSSALAAM

1

G is worried because she is wavering and because she repudiated Maulana. Thinks going to Mrudula is unnecessary.

000026657

21.01.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08493

GANDHI, Sushila

2

If there is no work here your place is by the side of Manilal in South Africa and you should go there:

000028751

21.01.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08693

HYDARI, Akbar (Sir)

8

The state authorities have not responded to the decision of the state Congress to stop Satyagraha and instead mixed up issues by refering to Hindu MahaSabha and Aryan league which have nothing to do with the Congress If you like I shall find out what Sardar sid etc.

000026658

22.01.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08493

GANDHI, Sushila

2

You should immediately go to Manilal. His letter is so good that I wish you it to me after persusal.

000024095

22.01.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08305

CHANDIWALA, Brijkrishna

2

Does not see anything wrong in Harijan Ashram spending more for the Prayer Hall.

000009727

22.01.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01811

RAMIBEN

1

Your letter after long time. I am too busy to write but you must write. Hope all are well.

000022024

22.01.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08090

AMTUSSALAAM

2

Advises not to return but to carry on the work. Says that his suspisian will go away, as it came her work and time alone can achieve it.

000022544

22.01.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08148

MALKANI, N. R. (Prof.)

2

Begs pardon as cheque was not sent in time and encloses it. Desires that if he cannot give individed attention to the village uplift work he had better leave and not expect any remunaration from Gandhiji.

000029910

23.01.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08792

NEHRU, Rameshwari

1

Assures that her articles will be published in Harijan.

000022025

23.01.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08090

AMTUSSALAAM

1

Advises her not to be upset.

000026659

25.01.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08493

GANDHI, Sushila

2

Why wprry about forecasts of death. I may go anytime and then it will be your duty to become a fit inharitor of my work not money because there us none.

000026660

25.01.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08493

GANDHI, Sushila

2

I think you shold go to Manilal. Forecaste about my death should not be taken notice of.

000024094

26.01.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08305

CHANDIWALA, Brijkrishna

2

Try to findout why something happened and not now your apologises from Aryan Leauge is uncovincing. When two persons resort to violence a non violent man if he cannot do anything else may pray keep aloof and secrifice himself is necessary.

000024756

28.01.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00713

BAJAJ, Jamnalal

1

Permission is granted. Register has been despatched.

000022026

29.01.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08090

AMTUSSALAAM

2

Advises her to do what she thinks proper and assures her that this is not written either in pain or in anger.

000024960

31.01.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00502

SUNDARAM

1

Use the wheel during your week of silence. It is a real companion.

000024949

01.02.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00502

SUNDARAM

1

I am glad silence has agreed with you and that you are again silent.

000031980

02.02.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08750

MIRA

2

Gandhiji has given instruction to Shushila to write daily to Mira about his health. He needs rest both from physical and mental activities. He wants Mira to keep herself busy with her work and not to worry about Gandhiji's health. -As Kasturba wanted to go to Rajkot she stayed behind Bardoli.

000032108

02.02.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00000

"BLANK"

2

In his foreword to the 3rd Edition of the book "Why the village Movement. (by J.C. Kumarappa,) Gandhiji expresses happiness for the book has seen the 3rd edition. The author answers all doubts regarding necessity feasibility of village movement But the book is os no use of any one who believes that only big industriary can being properity to India. Gandhiji felt happy that fortunately such people are not in large number. Every lover of villages. should possers a copy of the book.

000031981

03.02.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08750

MIRA

2

Gandhiji wants Mira to keep her health with utmost care: Warm clothing and good food etc. Asks Mira not to worry about Gandhiji's health. God will keep him on this earth as long as He needs him here: God's will be done and not ours.

000024757

07.02.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08359

BAJAJ, Janakidevi

1

Not necessary to go to jaipur. Your duty is here:

000026076

08.02.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08471

AGRAVAL, K. C.

1

Duplicate of 24430

000024433

08.02.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08340

KRISHNACHANDRA

1

He is a real Brahmacharya who can witness others marrying without any sort of pesturbance.

000032003

09.02.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08750

MIRA

2

Gandhiji had not forgotten Mira only because she was away. He had not found time to write to her Gandhiji expresses hope that time is doing its healing work. He wanted to know if pundit jagatram really carne. Refernce to Gandhiji's tour programme leaving for Calcutta on 15th to go to Sahntineketan on 17th and then to Malikanda on 19th.

000022545

09.02.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08148

MALKANI, N. R. (Prof.)

1

Informs that the explenation is satisfactory and that money will be sent.

000024434

11.02.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08340

KRISHNACHANDRA

1

The limitation prescribed by me is necessary till the mind completly tranquit that However does not mean that we should refuse to serve when necessary.

000026077

11.02.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08471

AGRAVAL, K. C.

1

Duplicate of 24434

000027980

11.02.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08608

BARR, F. Mary (Miss)

1

You can stay with we during the congress session.

000023692

11.02.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09172

RAJAGOPALACHARI, C.

1

Advises to carry on Inquires about the lady who backs anti Hindi compaign.

000030614

14.02.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08835

SURESH

1

Says Neither I have thought nor feel any atmosphere for launching civil disobediance.

000033663

14.02.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09804

GANDHI, Narandas

1

Why did you fall ill ? Enclosed letter for Shaikh Chandbhai- My health is deteriorating. Still, no cause for anxiety. Will you or Gokibehn get permission to see Kasturba ?

000029012

15.02.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08701

PANCHOLI, Vijaya M.

2

They have to merge in one another even if one party does not the other should.

000023693

16.02.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09172

RAJAGOPALACHARI, C.

2

Advises to prosecute the person unless he apologises Opines one cannot govern always by cold reason.

000029360

18.02.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08716

RAVINDRA

1

If you can renounce the lure of wealth it will be a success.

000029013

18.02.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08701

PANCHOLI, Vijaya M.

2

Hope you are settled and happy that you will give credit to the Ashram discipline.

000029015

20.02.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08701

PANCHOLI, Vijaya M.

2

Do not be upset and have courage.

000029434

20.02.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02073

SHARMA, Balkrishna "Navin"

1

What did you do in the disturbances of Kanpur ? Why did no one sacrificed like ganesh sahnkar Vidyarthi ?

000026661

25.02.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00660

GANDHI, Manilal

3

The person is to help you. If you cannot pay him he will be provided from here: I am going to Rajkot. God's will be done. Do not worry.

000011760

26.02.1939

03221

PYARELAL (Nayyar)

00546

DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

3

Gandhiji up at over Rajkot happenings. About other sure when we meet.

000031984

27.02.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08750

MIRA

1

Gandhiji reports safe journey Talks begun.

000029116

27.02.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08381

KAUR, AMRIT

1

Arrived well. etc.

000031983

27.02.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08750

MIRA

1

Gandhiji to reach Rajkot about 2-50 p.m.

000029117

27.02.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08381

KAUR, AMRIT

2

You bore the separation bravely. Do so in future also and keep well.

000023538

27.02.1939

07849

KASTURBA

08233

BALVANTSINH

2

Personal inquiries and news.

000031985

03.03.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08750

MIRA

1

(1) Gandhiji began fast with prayer. Fast likely to continue. (2) Mira asked not to worry and continue her work.

000029118

03.03.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08381

KAUR, AMRIT

1

Fast begun. You all do your duty.

000023539

03.03.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08233

BALVANTSINH

2

To some writing Gandhiji replies that some improvement is still necessary in the method of writing.

000031986

04.03.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08750

MIRA

1

Gandhiji keeping well Asks Mira to inform Khansaheb and not to worry.

000033664

06.03.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09804

GANDHI, Narandas

1

You should go through Knaiya's Accounts work. If neccessary let him be given training. The walls and doors in the school have become dirty. They should be washed at least upto a height of five feet.

000021837

06.03.1939

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

2

The Doctor's say:- Today is the 4th day of Gandhiji's fast. General exhaustion is becoming marked. First heart sound is weak. B. P. is 185-105. His urine us loaded with acetore diacelic Acid is also present. Any attempt to sit up in bed brings attack of giddiness.

000029911

07.03.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08793

NEHRU, Brijlal (Mrs.)

1

Informs Fast Broken.

000031987

07.03.1939

03221

PYARELAL (Nayyar)

08750

MIRA

1

Gandhiji's fast broken.- doctor sahib and Badshahkhan to be informed.

000031988

08.03.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08750

MIRA

1

Fast at Rajkot had enriched Gandhiji more than the previous ones. Shortly regaining llost strangth.

000031989

11.03.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08750

MIRA

2

Gandhiji to reach Delhi on 15th A possibility of his returning to Rajkot Can't think of anything else till all is well in Rajkot. Reference to kasturba who would go to Delhi with him.

000022027

11.03.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08090

AMTUSSALAAM

1

Advises her to go to Patiala.

000021834

13.03.1939

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

1

Fascimile of Gandhiji's signature and address.

000021835

13.03.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08083

VARIAVA (Dr.)

1

God will reward you for the trouble I have given to you.

000031990

16.03.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08750

MIRA

1

Gandhiji not going to Rajkot Would spend a few days in Delhi. Mira could come to Delhi if she wished so.

000024758

16.03.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00713

BAJAJ, Jamnalal

2

We should not add to our demands and if the state gurantee civil liberty the satyagraha should be withdrawn.

000027538

19.03.1939

03221

PYARELAL (Nayyar)

08568

PRITHVI SINGH, Sardar

2

Tripura session of the congress should make everybody search his heart Gandhiji desires to know what use you have made of the books and to tell you that you are not out of his mind. He is bidding the time.

000029897

20.03.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04285

KALELKAR, Kaka

2

Discusses Hindustani Board's presidentship issue & other suggestion.

000028747

30.03.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08693

HYDARI, Akbar (Sir)

3

On our return journey from London we hoped to work for Hindu Muslim unity but I was taken to Jail. However our will persists. I hope you have decided to discharge the Satyagrahi prisoners.

000029119

31.03.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08381

KAUR, AMRIT

2

Kallenbach has left and goes to Durban via Aden.

000024435

31.03.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08340

KRISHNACHANDRA

2

No leisure to reply letters programme not fixed yet. Inquires of and instructions for Balkrishna, Chakraima Rajbhushan, Parneker, Chimanlal and Shekriben, Yasodhara, and mathew.

000031075

31.03.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08920

NARAYANI DEVI (Smt)

2

advises to postpone Mewar satyagraha in present circumstance & think over G's recent writtings. Asks to continue constructive work.

000031903

31.03.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09003

DESAI, Jivanji D.

1

Gandhiji wants to know from Jivanji as to when the Devnagari edition of Autobiography would probably be printed.

000009674

31.03.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01274

TYABJI, Raihana (Miss)

1

It is my earnest desire to satisfy you and mother and to regain her confidence. Pray to God that someday it shall be.

000029010

01.04.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08701

PANCHOLI, Vijaya M.

1

I am now coming that side.

000028748

02.04.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08693

HYDARI, Akbar (Sir)

1

The demands of Arya Samaj are small and should be acceptable.

000029120

02.04.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08381

KAUR, AMRIT

1

No time to write more:

000026416

02.04.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01401

TAGORE, Rabindranath

1

I have made certain suggestions to subhash. there is no other way.

000029673

02.04.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00000

"BLANK"

1

A message There is no God but Truth.

000024088

03.04.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08305

CHANDIWALA, Brijkrishna

1

Inquires why he gave up the work DEKA of (organizing) the stone breakers and the hourse carriage drivers ? Advises him to come to Segaon if he desires but warns him that there is no work for him.

000029121

04.04.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08381

KAUR, AMRIT

1

One step is finished. Hope you are well.

000030485

05.04.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08812

SHAH, Munnalal

1

Inquires why no letter from him & Kanchan.

000009675

05.04.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01274

TYABJI, Raihana (Miss)

1

I did not think anything was to be dove after the talk. None of you have cheated.

000023540

05.04.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08233

BALVANTSINH

2

Approves of his attnding the conference of the GoSeva Sangh. Desires him to learn Hindi and Urdu.

000029122

07.04.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08381

KAUR, AMRIT

1

Going to Rajkot. cannot attend Talimi Sangh.

000030596

07.04.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08824

DINESH (Chi.)

1

Informs that mother (?) stayed with him (G) for two days & improved her health. advises to study with anxiety.

000024089

07.04.1939

08305

CHANDIWALA, Brijkrishna

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Inquires when Gandhiji will have time to discuss labour problem existing in Delhi because then alone he can decide whether to continue the work or not. Gandhiji replies that everything depends upon his health and time at his desposal. Advises him to consult shankarlal.

000029896

08.04.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

10514

KALELKAR, Kaka & AMRITLAL

2

To Kaka Suggests to supply free teachers for Hindi work in Assam & get work reports from all provinces. To Amritlal General inquiry & news.

000022926

09.04.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08013

BHOLANATH

1

Advises to contact Shri Hari Bhau Upadhyaya.

000022028

10.04.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08090

AMTUSSALAAM

1

Opines fasting will not help Hopes things will be settled satasfactaily.

000029123

11.04.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08381

KAUR, AMRIT

2

All difficulties created in honeyed words Ramdurg should teach us no more civil disobedience till we become fully non violent.

000029124

17.04.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08381

KAUR, AMRIT

1

Though in hill, feel Gandhiji's presence.

000009117

17.04.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01779

PARIKH, Narahari D.

2

Kureshi may be given a rise or may start business but if is not proper. that other should pay up his debts. How ore you ? why not go for a Change ?

000022030

18.04.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08090

AMTUSSALAAM

2

Informs that he has to keep very late hours and so cannot write, cannot even wire: Tells her G. does not worry about her fast as God look after her.

000025795

19.04.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08443

MAJMUDAR PARIXITLAL L.

1

I am afraid Haribhai has exceed the resonable limit of spending etc.

000026529

22.04.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

10439

GANDHI, Manilal & Sushila

2

Who will look after "Indian Opinion" if you come here ? Who are its subscribers etc. etc.

000029125

24.04.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08381

KAUR, AMRIT

1

Going to Calcutta.

000031991

25.04.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08750

MIRA

2

Gandhiji passing from one difficulty to another. Gandhiji left better he rested at Bombay. On fruit diet grape juice and glucose for some time. (2) Gandhiji was happy Mira was doing a good job. Reference to Kasturba Navin dhirn and Kanam. Gandhiji to reach Brindaban on 3rd (may) and Rajkot on 12th (may) He can reach Frotier Province only after Rajkot work is over.

000029126

25.04.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08381

KAUR, AMRIT

2

See my note which gives an idea of the torture I have gone through and it is not yet over. I have slight cough but am otherwise well.

000032433

27.04.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09042

VASANTLAL

1

Reference to Vasantlal's letter. - Gandhiji expresses satisfaction over the honest earnings of Vasantlal

000030482

27.04.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08812

SHAH, Munnalal

1

Inquires whether he is interested in visiting Raman Maharshi or Pondicherry. If none, advises to stay where he is & cultivate contentment.

000026079

29.04.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08471

AGRAVAL, K. C.

2

I like brother's attitude. You may accept books sent by him. You should stick to your vows. Doctor advises that Balkobajee should go to a seaside place.

000029127

29.04.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08381

KAUR, AMRIT

2

Do not worry if I am discredited or misunderstood.

000029128

29.04.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08381

KAUR, AMRIT

1

Going to Brindaban. Join Patna.

000024490

29.04.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08341

MATAJI

1

Consolation to Krishnachandra's mother on knowing from him about his sister's death.

000030486

01.05.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08239

CHIMANLAL

2

(1) Opines that one must first practise Yamniyamas who wants to know Ahimsa. (2) Says that cause of his being rigid is due to his own imperfectness & tolerating laxity of co-workers.

000030588

02.05.1939

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

1

Pierre V. Ceresole switzerland Ahimsa.

000023045

02.05.1939

00546

DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

07568

ALEXANDER, Horace G.

2

Laments the crooked ways of the opposite side, feels he (G) has to surrender to God in desguise if an enemy and hopes for ultimate success.

000031992

04.05.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08750

MIRA

2

Khansahib who was with Gandhiji at Brindaban told him that Mira was doing good work. In the camp at Brindaban it is not all village work or village. atmospaphere: But surprisingly no mosquitioes due to nature's disposition.

000030484

04.05.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08812

SHAH, Munnalal

1

advises to take Methew to Nagpur and admit him in David's dispensary if possible.

000023123

04.05.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

07638

HARRISON, Agatha (Miss)

2

Openes that unless England is prepared to part with power the scheme of a Fedaration will not bear any fruit, G. feels unable to tackle the question of war. Letter to Hitler is under contamplation.

000023166

04.05.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

05312

MATHEW (Magistrate)

2

Suggests about his treatment and requests to bear patiently.

000027532

07.05.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08565

LAXMINARAYANJI

1

Please arrange to enable Balvantsinh to visit the dairy farm there:

000023800

08.05.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08256

ISMAIL, Mirza Muhammad (Sir)

1

Expresses inability to accept the invitation at that time.

000024437

08.05.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08340

KRISHNACHANDRA

2

Instructions re: post and patients. Gandhi's programme. G:thinks that taking part in social functions like prayers, spinning etc. is but necessary as an individual is a part of the society.

000031993

08.05.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08750

MIRA

2

Gandhiji in receipt of two important letters from Mira. He had long chat with Khansehib. Khansahib has doubts about Kishenchhand's scheme and he wants Gandhiji to go to Frontier Province. Gandhiji advises Mora not to rush things. Gandhiji's tour programme 8th Benares leaving 10th foe Bombay 11th for Rajkot Ahmedabad on 3rd Hune for cwe meeting leave Ahmedabad on 7th for Rajkot for Frotier. Gandhiji keeping good health in spite of strain.

000029361

08.05.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08716

RAVINDRA

1

Stick to the work there is no shame in making money by honest means.

000009673

08.05.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01274

TYABJI, Raihana (Miss)

2

Yes I am defeated in Rajkot. Now I should win over the opponent. My faith in God is unshaken you do open your heart to me.

000022031

08.05.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08090

AMTUSSALAAM

1

Conveys news about his programme etc.

000022032

08.05.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08090

AMTUSSALAAM

1

Informs that he had already written several letters.

000029129

10.05.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08381

KAUR, AMRIT

1

Do not be unnecessarily hopeful.

000033157

10.05.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09768

KESHAVJI

2

Your letter dated 13/08/1938. I had preserved it. I am reading some old post today in the train.You have rightly stated that the situation here is very serious. I am prepared to sacrifice my life for the sake of Hindu-Muslilm unity. For the same purpose, I went on a fast for 21 days once. My efforts still continue. I regret that I am not able to guide you people from a distance.

000026080

11.05.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08471

AGRAVAL, K. C.

2

Duplicate of 24436

000031335

11.05.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08091

LILAVATI

2

Assures writting her regularly. Asks to learn whatever English Krishnachandra can teach. Gives Ba's & other news.

000031995

12.05.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08750

MIRA

1

Gandhiji asks Mira to act according to his letter posted form Brindaban.- Gandhiji to go to Rajkot tonight.

000024759

13.05.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08359

BAJAJ, Janakidevi

1

Why should I trouble you when there is no rush here and Panalal is going to bring Nanabhai and Manubhai to Sevagram.

000024760

13.05.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00713

BAJAJ, Jamnalal

1

This is the oppertunity to improve your health. Do not worry about Rajkot affairs.

000025292

13.05.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04979

PRABHAVATI

1

Personal news.

000022029

13.05.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08090

AMTUSSALAAM

2

States painfully that her misery is her own creation complaints that she trusts neither God not G. Advises her to mind the work in hand. Informs ther is nothing to worry about Hindus and Mussalmans.

000029016

15.05.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08701

PANCHOLI, Vijaya M.

2

Personal news.

000029939

15.05.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08794

HYDARI, Akbar (Sir)

1

Forwards Arys Samaj demands re: freedom of practicing Vedic religion & erecting new Mandirs Yagnashala's etc. in the (Hyderabad) state without obtaining state permission against which Arya Samaj will stop civil disobedience.

000022033

15.05.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08090

AMTUSSALAAM

1

Points to Bhavanagar affair and advises her to work in Ahmedabad. G. expects there will be unity between the two communities.

000031994

16.05.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08750

MIRA

1

Gandhiji asks Mira to come to Seagon on 18th (may) ot Bombay on 21st (May).

000009425

18.05.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01794

ANNAPURNABEN ?

1

I use the loin cloth made by you. My blessings.

000026081

19.05.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08471

AGRAVAL, K. C.

2

Take him to Panchgini. Detailed instructions regarding route, conveyance accomadation etc.

000023124

20.05.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

07638

HARRISON, Agatha (Miss)

4

As far as federation is concerned I and Subhash are one in practice but not in theory I cannot be a party in war but I cannot say what congress will do please my statement about native states.

000027539

21.05.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08568

PRITHVI SINGH, Sardar

4

No hurry about publishing your work.Spinning is an aid to the growth of the sprit of non-violence and also concentration. Hope your second year )in Jail) will commence with this resolution.

000026082

25.05.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08470

AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

2

There should be delay in removing him.

000025273

26.05.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04979

PRABHAVATI

3

Sushila opines you must get yourself examined by a lady doctor. Do it and come to segaon. When we reach there:

000022798

27.05.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09571

THAKKAR, Amritlal V.

2

Bengal politics is unintelligible and hence. What can be done about Komila Ashram ? What about Tolcher incident ?

000028370

28.05.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08381

KAUR, AMRIT

2

We are authors of our own misery. So we should put up even with real injustice and that too without grief.

000026083

28.05.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08471

AGRAVAL, K. C.

2

Duplicate of 24437

000026662

28.05.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00660

GANDHI, Manilal

1

Introducing a merchant going to South Africa.

000031997

29.05.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08750

MIRA

1

Gandhiji was hoping to leave Bombay on 6th Hune.

000026663

29.05.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08493

GANDHI, Sushila

2

I try utmost to write to you in time but do not always succeed. I feel situation there is unfavourable.

000031996

29.05.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08750

MIRA

2

Heat was Mira's ebemy- At Hazara it must be comparatively cool or less hot. Gandhiji hoped to leave Bombay for the Frotier Province on the 6th (of June).

000022427

30.05.1939

03221

PYARELAL (Nayyar)

08131

AJEM ABED

1

The problem will have to be settled by the residents in South Africa though Gandhiji is not unmindful of the situation there:

000028749

05.06.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08693

HYDARI, Akbar (Sir)

2

My advice to the Arya Samaj is to give up Civil Disobedience and to you to grant their minimum demands and the agony.

000029130

05.06.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08381

KAUR, AMRIT

1

All well.

000032175

05.06.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09205

MITHUBEHN

1

Gandhiji sends his blessings for the success of the function.

000022992

05.06.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08013

BHOLANATH

1

Advises not to alter the objective and to wait Jaipur developments.

000029131

06.06.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08381

KAUR, AMRIT

1

Frontier visit postponed. Reaching seagon come there:

000031998

06.06.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08750

MIRA

1

Gandhiji's departure postponed- held up till the end of the month (of june)

000028750

07.06.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08693

HYDARI, Akbar (Sir)

4

You have been unduly harsh to me regarding Hydrabad state affairs.

000034038

07.06.1939

09844

GANDHI, Sushila

09841

DESAI, Kusum

4

Your letter. Ramanlal could not keep his promise re: story as he is too busy. Let him write something for Diwalli Number. Question of appointing teachers postponed for present. We get post, copies of "Harijan Bandhu", etc by mail. Communal turn to politics here: Congress and Nationalist Party. Satyagraha may begin. In that case Manilal will join.

000026084

08.06.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08470

AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

2

A desire to stay with me, in itself is not bad but it should not interfare with our duty.

000031116

08.06.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

10546

BUCH, PURATANBHAI

2

(1) Asks to help Amtussalaam Bahen without effecting her Harijan Cause work. (2) Feels bad as Anandi was left of Sabarmati station.

000009116

08.06.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01779

PARIKH, Narahari D.

2

Amtussalaam Ashram is working among Musalman women. Guide her. Her work need not suffer for want of money. I have written to Ramji that if he cannot frust you he may not expect any guidance from me.

000029132

10.06.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08381

KAUR, AMRIT

2

Does not matter you could not come. The work there also is mine. Do not feel. I am not going to the frontier unless Jawaharlal accompanies.

000029133

12.06.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08381

KAUR, AMRIT

2

I am not offended so do not worry. I love you better.

000029134

13.06.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08381

KAUR, AMRIT

2

I shall try but she is a most difficult person. To please. Hope you are composed.

000022034

13.06.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08090

AMTUSSALAAM

2

Expresses inability to accept the suggestion that G' should not acceot money coming from or through. Sardar as G and Sardar are not Separate.

000027540

14.06.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08568

PRITHVI SINGH, Sardar

2

I feel you have imbibed the sprit of Ahimsa. Release of palitical prisoners is probable. But to a real satyagrahi Jail and outside should be the same.

000029135

15.06.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08381

KAUR, AMRIT

4

Ascertain from Sardar Datar Singh in he can take up Balvant Singh for training in his Lahore dairy. News of Ashram inmates.

000023651

16.06.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00778

GANDHI, Devdas

2

Supressing one's opinion when its delaration is necessary, is untruth. If necessary therefore G. would express his disagreement with Jawaharlal Gives his programme.

000029136

17.06.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08381

KAUR, AMRIT

2

I drafted the wire in HIndi could you desipher it ? On my return journey you can travel with me and have the satisfection of travelling in 3rd class.

000027692

17.06.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08595

PARIKH, Vanmala N.

2

Your friend is here: Can you guess who ?

000027743

19.06.1939

00546

DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

08597

BHAGWANJI

1

Gandhiji feels he cannot do anything in the matters.

000028371

19.06.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08381

KAUR, AMRIT

4

Their days are numbered but we should remain non-violent. All clouds will be cleaned when we meet.

000026664

19.06.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

10439

GANDHI, Manilal & Sushila

2

Personal news.

000029978

22.06.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08809

UMA

2

re: blessing soemone.

000028372

23.06.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08381

KAUR, AMRIT

6

He thinks I have mismanged Rajkot affaris. I do not think so. But I do not worry. Amtu Salam is an impossibility.

000026087

24.06.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08470

AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

2

You may stay there till I come back.

000026665

25.06.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00660

GANDHI, Manilal

2

Why no report about the scuffle there ? I am trying to secure some one to help you but can you get permit ?

000025236

25.06.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04979

PRABHAVATI

2

Engage a tutor, money will be provided. But once you start taking lessons work at home will have to be put it etc.

000023541

26.06.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08233

BALVANTSINH

2

Regrets that the decision to start the dairy was not communicated in spite of Instructions to do so. Asks him to be ready to go to Lahore:

000026085

27.06.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08470

AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

2

Much depends upon how he fares at Panchgani.

000026086

27.06.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08470

AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

1

For the present you stay there:

000031068

28.06.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

10542

BAJAJ, Radhakrishna

2

(1) Asks not to think or write about breach so long there is slightest hope from Viceroy side. (2) Asks to give news about Muslims Satyagraha (3) Inquires Jamnalalji's illness treatment & diet (4) Gives his programme & Ba's health news.

000028373

29.06.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08381

KAUR, AMRIT

2

I think Jawahar's plan is too ambitious. But he always wants big things.

000027981

30.06.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08608

BARR, F. Mary (Miss)

2

Condelences on the death of her mother.

000025602

03.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08417

PHADKE V. L.

1

WE shall start on 5th.

000030496

03.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08812

SHAH, Munnalal

2

(1) Says who can hurt us if we come hambler than dust (2) Opines that if he didn't find peace with him (G) know that his (Gandhi's) company was not Satsang. advises to try Arvind or Raman Ashram. Says Everything in world move with low.

000027982

04.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08608

BARR, F. Mary (Miss)

2

If you feel like going do go. It is not possible to call your father here for he will not stand the climate.

000033665

04.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02612

GANDHI, Narandas

1

I am writing to Mary Brar. The matter you had sent about Khadi is yet to be disposed off. Enclosed is a letter for Manjula. Leaving for Frontier tomorrow. Kasturba may also accompany.

000029137

06.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08381

KAUR, AMRIT

8

As per your wish your letter are destroyed. So I do not remember what question has remained unanswered. Do not be disheartened. I want to use you As it is you are working well.

000022035

06.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08090

AMTUSSALAAM

2

Advises to act according to Shri Laxmidas' advice and to help Mrudulaben.

000029138

08.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08381

KAUR, AMRIT

1

Arrived all well.

000029139

08.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08381

KAUR, AMRIT

4

Balwant Singh will follow the instructions. Lilavati is not happy. Weather is fine. I have an invitation for Kashmir.

000025293

08.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04979

PRABHAVATI

2

News about the people with hand up the N. W. F. P. JaiPrakash and I am opposite views re khadi so how can we agree ?

000022036

08.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08090

AMTUSSALAAM

1

Conveys personal news.

000029140

09.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08381

KAUR, AMRIT

2

Get rid of your ailments. Do not worry about Viceregal letter. Let things take their own course. Mira has gone to Patna.

000023542

09.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08233

BALVANTSINH

1

Hopes you have reached the dairy farm. I have arranged for your finances.

000031999

10.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08750

MIRA

2

Gandhiji had a talk with jardine who spoke nicely of Mira. -Mira's host also abores her. Kazisaheb wants Mira to return. Gandhiji pointed at weather difficulty for Mira. Badhsah khan also does not want to lose her. Kishenchand Bhatia came in today. Mahadev gone to Nathiagali. No news from Pyarelal Gandhiji keeping well but he has to use his left hand for writing for the right hand had done much writing. JayPrakash came in today.

000026088

10.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08470

AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

2

No news about him worries me. Write soon. Your duty is to stay there:

000021850

10.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08090

AMTUSSALAAM

1

Inquires about health etc.

000032000

11.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08750

MIRA

1

Gandhiji suggests to Mira to extend her stay it. It was good for her health.

000022904

11.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

07171

SHAMLAL, Lala

2

Hopes keeping of the vow is doing him good.

000029141

12.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08381

KAUR, AMRIT

2

From Balvant Singh's letter it seems all is not gold that glitters. But he may be wrong Personal news.

000031069

12.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

10542

BAJAJ, Radhakrishna

2

Says Though jail life inconvenient to him (J) he needs to get well there only. Suggests (J's) taking milk & fruit as per requirement & soda upto 6o grains.

000023543

12.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08233

BALVANTSINH

2

Approves of his work. Hopes he will learn something and teach much. Gives instructions regarding dairy working.

000022037

12.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08090

AMTUSSALAAM

1

Advises to take care of her health.

000022795

12.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

07662

SHYAMLAL

1

Informs that the bill will have to be opposed.

000031549

12.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08091

LILAVATI

2

(1) Asks to win colleagues lovefully. (2) Justifies necessity of examinations for progress.

000029142

13.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08381

KAUR, AMRIT

4

Do give up going to Sangli. We should pray for improvement and not distruction. Sardarji refuses to charge anything for Balvant Singh's boarding and lodging. Ba and Sushila will be coming to-morrow.

000022914

13.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00394

ANDREWS, C. F.

1

Feels that Jawaharlal should go to Ceylon and he (Correspondent) and not Sarojini Naidu to Africa if convenient.

000023157

13.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

05932

MATHEW, P. G. (Prof.)

2

Inquires about his health.

000028100

14.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08627

GLADYS

2

Come if you feel it will satisfy your ambition.

000027524

14.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08565

LAXMINARAYANJI

1

Jamnalalji will listen to you only if I write to him.

000029143

14.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08381

KAUR, AMRIT

2

Your Hindi is fast improving. Mirza's reply is disappointing etc.

000029979

14.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08809

UMA

2

RE Addressee's mother's security. suggerts transfering her cash to G indtead going to Poland.

000023003

14.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

10385

NIRMALANAND BHIKSHU (Swami)

2

Advises to depend on charity if his work does not support him and not to have any hedge round his resistance.

000022817

14.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08173

UMA DEVI

2

Advises to come when she likes and informs that ways can be found to transfer money to her mother in Poland.

000032001

17.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08750

MIRA

2

MIra could continue to work among the Biharis who are really loveable if Mira kept good health. Mira advised not to make haste or jump to hasty conelusions. Gandhiji to go to Kashmir and they stay there for seven days.

000029144

17.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08381

KAUR, AMRIT

4

Ofcourse you can join me if I go to Kashmir. do not mention to Sardarji. Balvant Singh's experience.If would be ungrateful.

000022832

17.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08173

UMA DEVI

6

Advises Poland to relay on God rather than on man how ever strong the latter may seem to be. One cannot ask people to die unless one himself is prepared to die with them. Expresses readiness to write to Government etc and other matters.

000022905

17.07.1939

03221

PYARELAL (Nayyar)

07171

SHAMLAL, Lala

2

G. is glad that he has taken to regular spinning and advises him to learn it on Takli also which G. assures will be his best friend even during tiresome arguments.

000022038

18.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08090

AMTUSSALAAM

2

Though it is difficult to accomodate all the workers in the Harijan Ashram. Accomodation can be found out for real workers. But how can that be if remain ill !!

000029145

20.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08381

KAUR, AMRIT

3

People in Kashmir do not want me to be the quest of the state. So I may not go. Balwant Singh's latest letter seems to undo his first impressions.

000027490

20.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

05325

DUNICHAND, Lala

1

I do not feel confident of doing anything good by coming there:

000029146

21.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08381

KAUR, AMRIT

2

Why their sadness in you ? Visit to Kashmir is cancelled. Come to Seagon. Do pursue the Dharm affairs.

000025294

22.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04979

PRABHAVATI

2

Can you be an efficient head of the lady volunteer care with your poor health ? News about others.

000023126

23.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08215

HITLER, Adolf

1

Requests Hitler not to resort to war to achieve his ends.

000023125

23.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

07638

HARRISON, Agatha (Miss)

2

It is the Viceroy who has now to more: I would not force myself on him. I will rather educate public opinion Federation will be accepatable only if my conditions are accepted. Herewith a copy of my letter to Hitler.

000029147

24.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08381

KAUR, AMRIT

1

Gives his programme.

000029148

25.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08381

KAUR, AMRIT

1

Gives his programme.

000031070

27.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

10542

BAJAJ, Radhakrishna

2

Asks wheather it is necessary to send Mahadev whom. Jamnalalji has called. Mahadev is in Calcutta at present.

000022835

27.07.1939

08180

RANVIRSINH SALHALAD

00000

"BLANK"

1

A photo G. giving certificates to Harijan students-Delhi.

000022039

29.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08090

AMTUSSALAAM

2

Begs pardon for giving her letters to Sushila-assures, in furure, Gandhiji will destroy them immediately after reading.

000022040

30.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08090

AMTUSSALAAM

2

Writes in despair that she may break her vow and do what she likes; Refuses to give the money to anybody else; and to keep with him Akbar without her.

000029149

31.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08381

KAUR, AMRIT

2

The crowds made the journey exacting Mahadev in Calcutta. Mira came yesterday.

000026089

31.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08470

AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

1

I am thinking what to do about you. Here there is dearth of water.

000033666

31.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09804

GANDHI, Narandas

2

Your two letter to hand : The change suggested by you has been implememted. You must have seen it in "Harijanbandhu". Arithmetical mistake on my part. Even Mahadev could not notice it. Your resolution of 7 lakh (threads) is welcome. I shalll contribute 700 ; even Kasturba will do it. Bhagavanji's case, a difficult one. Pay him for the present.

000023668

31.07.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00778

GANDHI, Devdas

2

Gandhiji hopes, later on both of them will be able to see eye to eye. Gandhiji Clarifies that Gandhiji's suggestion to convince. Sardar was only to enable to get proper advice.

000026090

01.08.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08470

AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

1

I am thinking as to what to do.

000033667

01.08.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09804

GANDHI, Narandas

1

Hope inauguration of "Rentia Baras" was successful. If famine continues, 70% collection will have to be given for famine relief.

000022041

01.08.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08090

AMTUSSALAAM

2

Lements that he was not prepared for her present behaviour; feels that she is unfit for any responsible work and requests that she may a wait arrival of Mrudulaben.

000034036

02.08.1939

09844

GANDHI, Sushila

09841

DESAI, Kusum

4

"Glad to hear that Ramanbhai has agreed to send a story for "Indian Opinion". You must be getting "Indian Opinion" regularly. Satyagraha was to begin from 01/08/1939. But as Bapuji has been trying mediation, we have postponed it for the present. Leaders : selfish divided among themselves. Manilal, too busy.- children, busy with studies.

000029150

03.08.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08381

KAUR, AMRIT

2

Do come soon and may bring your cooker etc.

000032819

03.08.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01686

ANASUYABEN

1

Shankerlal reports that you are unwell. Complaint about impurity in blood and indigestion. Bath in a tub, and treatment by mud would be useful. You may come to Wardha where all facilities can be given to you. You would certainly improve here: Enclosed letter for Gulzarilal. Enquiry about Anasuyabehn's sister-in-law.

000025295

03.08.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04979

PRABHAVATI

2

Accept the post of Rajendra Babu insists God will help you prescribes diet for Vidyavati.

000029894

03.08.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04285

KALELKAR, Kaka

1

some instructions & information.

000021722

03.08.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08055

SRIRAMULU, Potti

1

Advises to go to and work in Kodamkram Ashram and thereby prove his worth.

000024550

04.08.1939

08356

DAS, MUKUNDPRASAD

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Yes congressment is ground among themselves. Perhaps GopBandhu can bring them to gether.

000022042

04.08.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08090

AMTUSSALAAM

2

She can come if Laxmidasbhai and Mrudulaben allow her. Gandhiji is not prepared to keep Akbar.

000026433

05.08.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08492

RAKHAL

2

I am glad to see that now you have faith in truth and non-violence. I know without these we can never obtain independence.

000026091

06.08.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08470

AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

1

I am trying to send somebody there:

000026666

06.08.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

10439

GANDHI, Manilal & Sushila

2

Much depends upon your strength there: The Agent general can be with drawn but once that is done his post cannot be recreated. Consider this.

000023046

06.08.1939

02840

MIRABEN

07568

ALEXANDER, Horace G.

2

Informs that G. has written a letter to Hitler and that a copy was sent to Agatha gives personal news.

000022043

06.08.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08090

AMTUSSALAAM

1

Advises her to come if she wants to.

000022044

07.08.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

10349

AMTUSSALAAM & VASUMATI

2

(1) I am not responsible for postal vagaries. Do as you like (2) Is Amtussalaam Aslam not living with you ?

000025287

07.08.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04979

PRABHAVATI

1

Release to teacher but if you cannot cope with the work better leave it.

000024261

08.08.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08319

DIWANJI DILKHUSH

2

Inquiries about finances and arrangement for spinning and weaving.

000024549

08.08.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08353

CHAUDHARI, GOPEBANDHU

1

See the enclosed and let me know if you can do anything.

000026667

08.08.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

10441

GANDHI, Manilal & 2 others

2

Better not quarrel with the Natal Indian Congress. Have a separate body. they will have to help you.

000031071

08.08.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

10542

BAJAJ, Radhakrishna

2

Asks to get remaining papers re Violent Animals from Kamalnayan. Inquires Jamnalalji's health & gives Kamalnayan's programme.

000031905

14.08.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09003

DESAI, Jivanji D.

1

Gandhiji asks Jivanji what was the type of article he wanted from him- Gandhiji says that be should be spared of this brotheration so that he could do all the other work given to him by Jivanji for completing which Gandhiji says he deserves a reward.

000031550

15.08.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08091

LILAVATI

2

advises (1) to take part in girls games. (2) not to over strain herself with reading etc. (M.K.G.) (1) Says Due to heat *they are compelled to use fan. (2) Suggests taking milk & fruits. Informs G.s getting pleased at her serving little girls. (shushila).

000026092

16.08.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08470

AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

1

You may sit with me, spin and accompany me in my walk. Teach Hindi to those want to learn it.

000033668

18.08.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09804

GANDHI, Narandas

1

Your letter. If time permits, I shall write more: Tell Chhaganlal that I have not been able to reply to him. I shall arrange to send someone if the famine continues. On the occasion of "Rentia Baras", will it do if I send Mirabehn ?

000023694

18.08.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09172

RAJAGOPALACHARI, C.

2

Advises not to worry criticisim and to carry on if his own conscience is clear.

000032997

19.08.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09734

GANDHI, Prabhudas

1

I still say that you should not exert beyond limits. We will not be able to bear all the grief of others. Glucose will not be of much help to Bachi. You may try 'Codliver oil'. Kusum, Navin and yourself had been given codliver oil in young age.

000029017

20.08.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08701

PANCHOLI, Vijaya M.

2

Inquires about health and news.

000026668

21.08.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

10439

GANDHI, Manilal & Sushila

2

Be prepared for the worst Both of you are on your metal.

000030953

24.08.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08896

PATEL, Raojibhai

2

Feels the problems can only be solved by deeply examining its details.

000009115

24.08.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01779

PARIKH, Narahari D.

2

Train for all crafts. It is through Common Muslims that we can achieve Hindu Muslim Unity.

000022428

24.08.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08131

AJEM ABED

1

Regrets to know the doing of Nawab Khan.

000029018

25.08.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08701

PANCHOLI, Vijaya M.

1

All well here: Come if you can.

000029019

27.08.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08701

PANCHOLI, Vijaya M.

2

Come but stay there if duty demands it.

000028162

27.08.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08636

INDU

2

I would advice you to get yourself free from this.

000022915

27.08.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00394

ANDREWS, C. F.

1

Advises not to proceed to Africa as he is ill.

000029020

29.08.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08701

PANCHOLI, Vijaya M.

1

I have written to the Vaidya to come there and give treatment. Go to Patna if father so desires.

000025291

29.08.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04979

PRABHAVATI

2

Looking to your health Rajen Babu has released you and Prema has been selected. Help her as much as you can. News about others.

000032812

30.08.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01686

ANASUYABEN

1

I go your "Prasad". I am worried that you are not well. Please write about Dr. Erulkar's opinion. Your sister-in-law should be free from fever by now. Please tell Shankerlal that I have sent a message for Tirpur paper.

000026078

31.08.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08471

AGRAVAL, K. C.

2

Duplicate of 24435

000022799

31.08.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09571

THAKKAR, Amritlal V.

1

Opines that as for as Harijan work is concerned congress govt is ultimately aboon.

000024944

31.08.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00502

SUNDARAM

1

Glad sri RajendraPrasad has agreed to be the vice chancellor.

000032002

03.09.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08750

MIRA

1

Just a line to send wire to you all.

000024761

06.09.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00713

BAJAJ, Jamnalal

1

Come only if you do so easily.

000023544

08.09.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08233

BALVANTSINH

2

Approves of his visiting the dairy at Delhi.

000033669

09.09.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09804

GANDHI, Narandas

2

I intend to send Rajkumari Amrit Kaur as per her turn. She will be useful. Similarly Gibson. Reference to Jarawala. Chhaganlal's letter received.

000029021

11.09.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08701

PANCHOLI, Vijaya M.

2

Do not desapir. God's will be done. Give him only water and prayers.

000033671

11.09.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09804

GANDHI, Narandas

2

Learnt about birthday. You are always engaged in good work. Hence no question of passing time. Let God give you long life so that you can render more service. Learnt about "Praveshika" (Elements of philosophy of Khadi ?) No hurry. Kanaiya in good health. Pyarelal entrusts him with lot of work.

000029022

13.09.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08701

PANCHOLI, Vijaya M.

2

What a food ? If you weep all others will Tell father he should think what name he bears and remain preyerful.

000025007

16.09.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08385

DADABHAI MALJI DAFDA

1

Gandhiji is grieved at his remarriage.

000024092

18.09.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08305

CHANDIWALA, Brijkrishna

2

Says his programme is uncertain.

000026669

19.09.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08497

DADOO

1

Passive Resistance need not be stopped because war has broken out. But wisdom may dictate that course.

000027130

19.09.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08549

ZALA RAMSINHJI

1

Your letter is good. If the Rajputs act accordingly all will be well.

000033670

19.09.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09804

GANDHI, Narandas

2

blessing to you on your birthday. you are doing good work. Taking good work from the girls. Satishbabu will come. Kasturba not coming. I shall think about Mirabehn- Enquiry about Shambhushankar, about Palitana. Reference to Dhebarbhai.

000026670

19.09.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

07585

MEDH, Surendrarai Bapubhai

1

See my letter to Dadoo what is this terriorist activity of killing ?

000029023

21.09.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08701

PANCHOLI, Vijaya M.

2

Life and death follow one another like day and night. You alone can set an example to all.

000024820

22.09.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

10424

BAJAJ, Ramakrishna

1

Live long and follow in the footsteps of your father.

000028190

25.09.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08641

KODANDA RAO, P.

2

Thanks for the goodwishes.

000029893

25.09.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04285

KALELKAR, Kaka

1

re: Assiating Margan (for ?)

000023545

25.09.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08233

BALVANTSINH

2

Hopes to discuss the matters when they meet, which will be after sometime. Till then he may wait.

000022291

25.09.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08090

AMTUSSALAAM

1

Hopes she is quiet and healthy.

000026671

27.09.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08497

DADOO

2

Please look in to that complaint that Satyagrahis do not behave non violently.

000029672

27.09.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08762

POORVI

1

Wishes full recovery.

000009728

29.09.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01812

PAREKH, Kunverji Khetshi

2

Dharampur climate is healthy, but the sanatorium is not good. Almora is for United Provinces only. Why not Nagpur ?

000023127

30.09.1939

07638

HARRISON, Agatha (Miss)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Birthday greetings.

000029151

02.10.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08381

KAUR, AMRIT

2

Incessant crowds at stations. I am fairly clearning up the fits.

000023128

05.10.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

07638

HARRISON, Agatha (Miss)

1

Informs that G. has written regularly and that the situation is not hopeful.

000028082

06.10.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08567

SARASWATI ?

1

Even though I do not approve of your actions I do expect your letter. May both of you be happy.

000026672

06.10.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

10439

GANDHI, Manilal & Sushila

2

Face the situation arises. Do your duty.

000021827

06.10.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08080

KUNDAR

1

Informs that he will do the needful regarding Balkirshna allments.

000028374

07.10.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08381

KAUR, AMRIT

2

keep up your health. We expect you on 13th.

000029024

07.10.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08701

PANCHOLI, Vijaya M.

1

De keep me informed. Good you went to Baroda.

000033672

07.10.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09804

GANDHI, Narandas

1

I hope the programme on the occasion of "Rentia Baras" will be a grand succcess under the presidentship of Rajkumari Amritkaur. Also you will succeed in making the spinning work a permanent feature: It would be welcomed by men and women.

000009729

08.10.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01812

PAREKH, Kunverji Khetshi

1

I had arranged for you at Nagpur. But now that you are at Miraj stay there and put up with difficulties if any.

000025288

08.10.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04979

PRABHAVATI

1

Gives his programme and insists that he come before he leaves.

000009730

12.10.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01812

PAREKH, Kunverji Khetshi

2

Stay there if you feel better. Otherwise you can come here No sanatorium at Nagpur though medical help efficient.

000022391

14.10.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08116

EASWARAN, A.

1

G. states that the best use he can thank of is to use it for basic education.

000033674

16.10.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09804

GANDHI, Narandas

1

I have sent your writings to "Harijanbandhu". I have written for "Harijan" as much as and I could. What do you suggest regarding the money collected ?

000023047

16.10.1939

08609

KAUR, Amrit

07568

ALEXANDER, Horace G.

2

Writings on behalf of G. Acknowledges his letter sympathises with people in war zone and regrets that the situation is causing anxiety everuwhere:

000033675

17.10.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09804

GANDHI, Narandas

1

Enclosed is Chhaganlal's letter. Give your opinion about it. What is your suggesion about the money collected. Chhaganlal's suggestion seems to be reasonable.

000025897

18.10.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08457

MASANI, M. R.

1

I want Co- operation of all but that should be whole hearted. Acuit Viceroy's declaration.

000027584

18.10.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08580

HARISCHANDRA

1

Thanks for your good wishes.

000023004

18.10.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

10386

BHIKSHU, NIRMALANANDA

1

Hopes things will improve.

000025289

18.10.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04979

PRABHAVATI

1

JaiPrakash has agreed that you should come here: I am awaiting you.

000012153

18.10.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02837

CHOKSI, NAJUKLAL

1

God has no concern with Himsa or ahimsa. He will make use of such persons in his own way. How are we to know whether Hitter's Himsa is good or bad ? At least he is not Ahimsak.

000028179

19.10.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02738

KANTI

1

May God grant you power to observe your vow.

000026095

20.10.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08470

AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

1

Go and serve Dr. Laxmipati. Send news about him.

000024091

20.10.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08305

CHANDIWALA, Brijkrishna

2

Gandhiji does not see anything wrong in accepting donation even from the fallen but one should not identity one's self with their professions.

000025063

20.10.1939

03221

PYARELAL (Nayyar)

08393

PATEL, Bhailal

1

Your contribution will be utilized as desired by you.

000024942

20.10.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00502

SUNDARAM

1

The contemplated letter has not yet gone.

000024090

21.10.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08305

CHANDIWALA, Brijkrishna

1

Advises him to work as directed by Thakkarbapa and other.

000029152

21.10.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08381

KAUR, AMRIT

1

See this and do the needful.

000030480

22.10.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08812

SHAH, Munnalal

1

(1) Rebuking for his mental unstability advises to stay seven days at Raman Ashram & if not satisfied to visit Pondecherry (2) advises to understand the Shankaran affair thoroughly.

000030481

22.10.1939

08812

SHAH, Munnalal

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Explaining uncertainty of his programme says Right now am not interested in visiting Raman Maharshi or any such. Just want to go Don't know where:

000023696

23.10.1939

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

1

G. feels what has happened is for the good and that congress will come to power with added strength.

000022045

24.10.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08090

AMTUSSALAAM

1

I do not know about others but Ba is cross about you. The only caurse for you is to leave the place.

000023546

25.10.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08233

BALVANTSINH

2

Gandhiji advises to go to Hardwar and Dayal Bag. Conveys some personal news. Krishna Chandra informs that Gandhiji was surprised when Munnalal refused to acknowledge his guilt of taking away a bottle from the dispensary. Conveys other news.

000021676

26.10.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

10342

KHER, Bala Saheb

1

On the eve of resigning the permiership Gandhiji advises to work with double zeal as no work goes to waste.

000009731

26.10.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01812

PAREKH, Kunverji Khetshi

2

Come here whenever you like. You will be taken to Nagpur for efficient medical consultation. Rami's presence not necessary but she can come if she so desires.

000027541

27.10.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08568

PRITHVI SINGH, Sardar

1

Stay in Bombay as long as you like.

000026094

28.10.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08470

AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

1

I am not clear what you mean your place is there:

000024438

28.10.1939

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08340

KRISHNACHANDRA

2

Possionlessness means complete forgetfulness of sex difflerences. Ektara is an unique musical instrument. Raman must go on even in sleep with every breath. Taking mode rate food does not mean one should starve.

000030479

28.10.1939