Item 7 - Telegram from Lord Reading to Edwin Montagu

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MONT II/A/3/10/7

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Telegram from Lord Reading to Edwin Montagu

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  • 23 Oct. 1921 (Creation)

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Continues his message for the Prime Minister, the first part of which was on the subject of railway finance. Thanks him for his support. Will take all necessary precautions for the Prince of Wales’s visit. Refers to A3/11/3, and points out that Gandhi’s action has apparently had little effect. Acknowledges the necessity of taking up his challenge to Government, but hopes he is still free to make his own decision. Draws attention to the necessity of gathering evidence before arrest, the opposition of pro-British newspapers to arrest, and the divisions between the Hindu and Moslem parties.

(Typed. Marked '3'.)

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