Item 1 - Telegram from Edwin Montagu to Lord Chelmsford

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MONT II/A/2/15/1

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Telegram from Edwin Montagu to Lord Chelmsford

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  • 12 Aug. 1919 (Creation)

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Has been informed that the Bombay High Court is asking pleaders to show cause why they should not be disbarred for taking the satyagraha [passive resistance] vow. Questions whether it is worth proceeding against satyagraha now it is over. Is telegraphing to [Sir George Lloyd at] Bombay for facts in connection with a question to be asked by Wedgwood [in the Commons] on Thursday.

(MS in the hands of Montagu and S. K. Brown. Used for transmission.)

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