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(Untitled), 31 Jan 1931

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/180A/40-45

Scope and Contents

Letter from R P Cobbold (Wakes Colne Hall, near Colchester, Essex) to WSC congratulating him on his speech in Manchester on India, criticising the Betting Tax and the extension of the vote to women under 30, claiming that the Indian National Congress extracts financial contributions by threats, criticising the Viceroy [of India, Lord Irwin, earlier Edward Wood, later 1st Lord Halifax] as a visionary, asserting the need for summary justice to be imposed in India against disorder, and suggesting that WSC get the governments of France, Germany or Italy to write an official letter in support of British rule in India.

Dates

  • 31 Jan 1931

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Extent

6 folio(s)

Language of Materials

English