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MOUNTBATTEN, Lord Louis, 1st Earl (1900-1979). Admiral of the Fleet.
Series of 3 Typewritten Letters Signed to Ronald Duncan, in all 1 page folio and 3 pages 4to, First Cruiser Squadron, Admiralty, and Ministry of Defence, 1958 to 1963. Offering assistance with Duncan's compilation of Mahatma Gandhi's writings for Faber & Faber.
'... I showed [Pandit Nehru] your letter and he said that the only writing of Gandhi's that he knew of in the last two years of his life were those he wrote for his own paper "Harijan". If however you count the daily sermon which he delivered at his prayer meetings and which were usually transcribed and published in the local press then there will be all those to include. ...'
'... Of course, I have no objection to you including the material I gave you in your piece for the Sunday Times ...'
Duncan's Selected Writings of Mahatma Gandhi was published in 1951.
[No: 23967]


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