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Private letters from the Viceroy of India to LSA, 1940-05 - 1940-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/3/23

Scope and Contents

Printed copies of letters from 2nd Lord Linlithgow [earlier Lord Hopetoun] to LSA on subjects including: Linlithgow's dealings with the previous Secretary of State for India, 2nd Lord Zetland [earlier Lawrence Dundas]; negotiations with Mahomed Jinnah [Leader of the Muslim League], Mohandas Gandhi and the Indian Congress; the war situation; aircraft and munitions production; appointing a Defence Minister; governorships; the composition of Linlithgow's council; feeling among the Sikh community; appointing a Reforms Commissioner; a successor to the Commander-in-Chief; Pakistan; the imprisonment of Jawaharlal Nehru; the Satyagraha movement.


  • 1940-05 - 1940-12


Conditions Governing Access

The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


1 volume(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Box 321

Existence and Location of Copies

See also the records of the India Office

Related Materials

See also AMEL 1/6 for LSA's official India Office papers.

Finding aid date

2004-10-20 15:20:16.107000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 0DS United Kingdom
+44 (0)1223 336087

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