Enclosed in the above letter was a letter from the Dewan of Junagadh, Haridas Viharidas Desai, addressed to Mr. Hale and dated August 2, 1894. In view of the slander being heaped upon Swami Vivekananda at that time, the Dewan vouched for his sincerity and probity. The pamphlet referred to gave the Dewan's references.