Series 3 - Telegraphic correspondence with Lord Reading, and related papers

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MONT II/A/3

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Telegraphic correspondence with Lord Reading, and related papers

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  • 1921–2 (Creation)

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46 files

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The documents listed under this head mainly relate to ‘private’ or ‘private and personal’ telegrams sent by Montagu as Secretary of State for India to the Viceroy, Lord Reading. They are principally concerned with the response of the Government of India to the actions of Gandhi and his supporters, particularly in connection with the Prince of Wales’s tour of India between October 1921 and March 1922, and they end at the time of Gandhi’s arrest on the 10th of the latter month. For further details of the kinds of documents described, and the terminology used, see A2.

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See A2.

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