Private letters from LSA to the Viceroy of India, 1942-01 - 1942-12
Scope and Contents
Printed copies of letters from LSA to 2nd Lord Linlithgow [earlier Lord Hopetoun] on subjects including: finding a successor to General Sir Archibald Wavell as Commander-in-Chief, India; the transfer of control of Iraq and Iran from India to the Middle Eastern command; negotiations with Mahomed Jinnah [Leader of the Muslim League], Mohandas Gandhi, Sir Tej Bahadur Sapru and the Indian Congress; the war situation; Sir [Richard] Stafford Cripps's mission to Congress; recommendations of the American Technical Mission to India and Board of Economic Warfare, for an economic programme; civil disobedience; funding for Indian defence; Linlithgow's successor.
- 1942-01 - 1942-12
Conditions Governing Access
The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Existence and Location of Copies
See also the records of the India Office http://www.bl.uk/collections/orientaloffice.html.
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