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Gandhi-Irwin Pact in 1931...

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March 28, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 28, 1931

* Gandhi-Irwin Pact ratified
* Mahatma Gandhi & Lord Irwin
* India free to make their own salt

The front page has one column headings that include: "GANDHI TRIUMPHANT AT INDIAN CONGRESS; WILL GO TO LONDON" "Truce With Viceroy Ratified, He Will Attend Parley With Party's Full Mandate" and more. (see) First report coverage on the ratification of the Gandhi-Irwin Pact. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. A few binding slits along the spine, very nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century