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Private letters from the Viceroy of India to LSA, 1941-01 - 1941-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/3/25

Scope and Contents

Printed copies of letters from 2nd Lord Linlithgow [earlier Lord Hopetoun] to LSA on subjects including: negotiations with Mahomed Jinnah [Leader of the Muslim League], Mohandas Gandhi, Sir Tej Bahadur Sapru and the Indian Congress; the war situation; Sir Alexander Roger and his Ministry of Supply mission to India; the Bombay Conference; Linlithgow's Executive Council, particularly expansion; filling governorships; inventions by Chaim Weizmann in yeast and molasses-based food and fuel production; constitutional affairs; Linlithgow's Political Advisership; control of Iran and Iraq; the immigration dispute between India and Burma [later Myanmar]; the Satyagraha movement.


  • 1941-01 - 1941-12


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

2004-10-21 13:40:28.327000+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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