Private letters from the Viceroy of India to LSA, 1942-01 - 1942-12
Scope and Contents
Printed copies of letters from 2nd Lord Linlithgow [earlier Lord Hopetoun] to LSA on subjects including: the visit of Generalissimo Chiang Kai-Shek to India; the evacuation of Burma [later Myanmar]; Sir [Richard] Stafford Cripps's mission to Congress; negotiations with Mahomed Jinnah [Leader of the Muslim League], Mohandas Gandhi and the Indian Congress; the visit of Henry, Duke of Gloucester; the expansion of Linlithgow's Council; rioting throughout the provinces.
- 1942-01 - 1942-12
Conditions Governing Access
The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
Language of Materials
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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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