Notes on the accused, ca. 1918
This document contains synopses of the activities of members of the Ghadr Party, an Indian independence party based in San Francisco. The document was prepared by the U. S. Attorney in San Francisco for the trial of these individuals. The document illustrates the global nature of the operations and the interactions of Indian nationals, German officials, and U. S. citizens.
German Plots and Intrigues
Pamphlet titled German Plots and Intrigues: In the United States During the Period of Our Neutrality by Earl E. Sperry and William M. West, published in July 1918. Chapter Four covers Germany's effort to incite revolution in India, with details about the Hindu-German conspiracy and the Berlin Committee.
Letter from United States Attorney of the District of Hawaii to John W. Preston
Letter dated December 17, 1917 from U.S. Attorney of the District of Hawaii to John W. Preston regarding the 1917 Hindu German Conspiracy Trial. The U.S. Attorney of the District of Hawaii suggests to Preston that he follow up on a potential informant who had been a non-commissioned officer aboard the “Geier,” whose crew was interned in Salt Lake City.
Letter from United States Marshal to John Preston
Letter dated December 31, 1917 from United States Marshal to John W. Preston regarding a German national living in Fresno, California who did copywork for Ram Chandra on Ghadar Party-related documents and provided information useful to the 1917 Hindu German Conspiracy case.
Letter from Edward White to United States Attorney
Letter dated December 28, 1917 from Edward White at Angel Island Station to the U.S. Attorney regarding a telegrammed request from a District Intelligence Officer in Vancouver, Canada for information on Ram Chandra and Dewa Singh.