Lot 1363India & Punjab – Sir Michael O’Dwyer letters...

Auction Date: 5/03/2020 at 10:30 am

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India & Punjab – Sir Michael O’Dwyer letters - Two typed letters on the Maler Kotla Punjab State Letterhead to Governor of Punjabs office, first letter the ruler of the state requesting a meeting with Sir Louis Dane and bidding him farewell ad welcoming Sir Michael O’Dwyer, the second letter requesting a meet with Sir Michael O’Dwyer at Simla and congratulating him on becoming the Governor of the Punjab. O’Dwyer was very vocal about supporting General Dyer for his action at the Amritsar Massacre killing hundreds of Sikhs, and was later assassinated by the Indian revolutionary Udham Singh at Caxton Hall, Sir Louis Dane was also shot but survived

Hammer Price: £100.00

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