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HAMILTON, Gen Sir Ian Standish Monteith (1853-1947)

Correspondence between Hamilton and relatives, surnames A-Z, 1908-1948

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HAMILTON: 14/8/1

1927 May 9-1939 Aug 10

Correspondence between Hamilton and his cousins J Hamilton Alston, Norman D Alston and Rachel M Alston, relating to family matters. 13 letters


HAMILTON: 14/8/2

1918 Dec 14-1936 Apr 22

Correspondence between Hamilton and his relatives William J Anderson, Norah Anderson and Gertrude C Anderson, mainly regarding Hamilton's reactions to articles by Capt R W Campbell in The Bulletin and The Scots Pictorial, published in May 1919, which had alleged that Hamilton had underestimated the extent of advances made by the 52nd Lowland Div during hostilities at Gallipoli on 28 Jun 1915 and 13 Jul 1915 and the number of casualties sustained. With typescript copy of the Peninsula Press no 57, 16 Jul 1915, newsheet for troops of the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force. 20 letters


HAMILTON: 14/8/3

1920 Nov 15-1930 Dec 15

Correspondence between Hamilton and his aunt Janet Camilla Caldwell, relating to family and social matters. 12 letters


HAMILTON: 14/8/4

1929 Jun 12-1932 May 31

Correspondence between Hamilton and his cousin Sir Charles (William Frederick) Craufurd, 4th Bt, mainly relating to family financial matters. 17 letters


HAMILTON: 14/8/5

1912 Nov 5-1923 Dec 17

Correspondence between Hamilton and his cousin Brig Gen (George) Standish Gage Craufurd, mainly relating to Craufurd's service as Officer Commanding 1 Bn Gordon Highlanders, and General Officer Commanding 3 Bde and 18 Bde during World War One, and to his post war employment. 28 letters


HAMILTON: 14/8/6

1921 Nov 23-1934 Apr 30

Correspondence between Hamilton and his cousin Maud Cowan, mainly relating to the application of Hamilton's cousin Lt Cdr Robert Hamilton Cowan RN, for the post of Chief Constable of the Yorkshire East Riding. 13 letters


HAMILTON: 14/8/7

1932 Feb 2-1937 Oct 11

Correspondence between Hamilton and Maj Gen Colin George Donald, mainly relating to Donald's reminiscences on 'Fifty years-making the new soldier', article by Hamilton on Hamilton's early career in the Gordon Highlanders, The Times (12 Feb 1932). 11 letters


HAMILTON: 14/8/8

1917 Mar 13-1918 Mar 20

Correspondence between Hamilton and his cousin Kathleen Louise Green-Emmott, relating to officer commissions for her sons. 6 letters


HAMILTON: 14/8/9

1933 Feb 22-1933 Jun 10

Correspondence between Hamilton and his relative Claude Hamilton-Fletcher, relating to Hamilton recommending Claude to the Hon Anthony Asquith, film director, for a career in film production. 12 letters.


HAMILTON: 14/8/10

1916 Dec 19-1947 Apr 4

Correspondence between Hamilton and his niece Elizabeth Helen Monteith Godley, relating to family matters. Includes correspondence between Hamilton and her husband Hugh John Godley, 2nd Baron Kilbracken of Killegar, and Godley's son, the Hon John Raymond Godley. 1 file, 157 letters


HAMILTON: 14/8/11

1916 Jun 9-1916 Jul 11

Correspondence between Hamilton and Helen H Goslett, relating to her request that Hamilton present the case of Lt J B Hone, 4 Bn Royal Irish Rifles, appealing for restitution of his pay following sickness, to Lt Gen Sir Alfred Keogh. With letter and doctor's certificate from Hone attesting to his medical condition. 5 letters


HAMILTON: 14/8/12

1921 Nov 5-1922 Feb 18

Correspondence between Hamilton and his cousin Adila M Hamilton and her great nephew Wallace Ferrier Hamilton, relating to Hamilton's recommendation of Wallace to the RAF for a commission. 9 letters


HAMILTON: 14/8/13

1920 Mar 4-1939 Jun 30

Correspondence between Hamilton and his cousin Annette B Hamilton, relating to family matters. 11 letters


HAMILTON: 14/8/14

1908 Apr 1-1943 Feb 12

Correspondence between Hamilton and Colin Hamilton of Glasgow (an alleged illegitimate brother of Hamilton) relating to gifts of money given by Hamilton to Colin Hamilton. 1 file, 132 letters


HAMILTON: 14/8/15

1924 Dec 3-1926 Jan 11

Correspondence between Hamilton and his relative George Douglas Findlay-Hamilton, relating to arrangements for copy to be made of a painting. 6 letters


HAMILTON: 14/8/16

1914 Oct 24-1946 Oct 31

Correspondence between Hamilton and his nephew Ian Bogle Monteith Hamilton, mainly relating to family matters and financial affairs in regard to the West Haputale and Yellentenne Estates Company Ltd. 1 file, 250 letters


HAMILTON: 14/8/17

1918 Jan 22-1942 Jun 24

Correspondence between Hamilton and his cousins Ida Hamilton and Florence Hamilton, relating to family and social matters. 71 letters.


HAMILTON: 14/8/18

1920 Nov 16-1941 Jun 16

Correspondence between Hamilton and his cousin Brig Gen John George Harry Hamilton, his wife Sybil Irene Hamilton and their son 2nd Lt John George Alistair Hamilton, relating to family matters. 33 letters


HAMILTON: 14/8/19

1917 Apr 24-1937 Feb 17

Correspondence between Hamilton and his sister-in-law Lilian Hamilton, relating to family matters. 1 file, 83 letters


HAMILTON: 14/8/20

1923 Jun 30-1944 Sep 23

Correspondence between Hamilton and his cousin Mary E Hamilton, relating to family matters. 18 letters


HAMILTON: 14/8/21

1914 Sep 16-1931 Jun 19

Correspondence between Hamilton and his brother Vereker Monteith Hamilton, mainly relating to family matters and financial affairs in regard to the West Haputale and Yellentenne Estates Company Ltd, and including correspondence in regard to Vereker's Things that happened (Edward Arnold, London, 1925). 1 file, 352 letters


HAMILTON: 14/8/22

1932 Nov 9-1932 Nov 27

Correspondence between Hamilton and his wife's cousins Gladys Hannay, Dolly Hannay and Mary S Jackson, relating to their proposal that he visit disabled ex-servicemen at the Manor Hill Hospital, Birkenhead. 5 letters


HAMILTON: 14/8/23

1935 Jan 12-1936 Feb 3

Correspondence between Hamilton and Rosaleen James (also known as 'Fodie'), the adopted daughter of Jean Miller Hamilton, mainly relating to family matters. 6 letters


HAMILTON: 14/8/24

1928 May 15-1941 Mar 10

Correspondence between Hamilton and Capt Harold Stone Knight, the adopted son of Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, mainly relating to family matters. 32 letters


HAMILTON: 14/8/25

1917 Jun 4-1947 Jan 18

Correspondence between Hamilton and his niece Janet Christina Monteith Leeper, and her husband Alexander Wigram Allen Leeper, mainly relating to family matters and including correspondence regarding alterations to Hamilton's When I was a boy (Faber and Faber, London, 1939). 1 file, 165 letters


HAMILTON: 14/8/26

1926 May 19-1926 Jun 5

Correspondence between Hamilton and his cousin Lilian Isolda Lewis, relating to Hamilton's disassociation from a Peace Pilgrimage held at Glastonbury, Somerset 5 letters


HAMILTON: 14/8/27

1915 Jan 28-1940 Oct 8

Correspondence between Hamilton and his nephew Capt Alexander Muir McGrigor, former aide-de-camp (ADC) to Hamilton during the Gallipoli Campaign and subsequent ADC to Gen Sir William Riddell Birdwood, including letters from McGrigor on his acting as temporary ADC to Birdwood, then General Officer Commanding Army of the Dardanelles, 28 Nov 1915; Birdwood's promotion to command of 5 Army BEF, 26 May 1918; Birdwood's attitude towards Keith Arthur Murdoch, Australian war correspondent, 7 Jun 1918. 26 letters


HAMILTON: 14/8/28

1915 Jan 23-1932 Nov 14

Correspondence between Hamilton and his sister-in-law Margaret Anne Kay McGrigor and her husband Alexander McGrigor, mainly relating to family matters. 17 letters


HAMILTON: 14/8/29

1917 Feb 17-1918 May 15

Correspondence between Hamilton and 2nd Lt Robert B Messervy, Royal Garrison Artillery, mainly relating to Messervy being invalided out of 309 (Honourable Artillery Company) Siege Battery, BEF, Western Front, with tuberculosis. 1 file, 35 letters


HAMILTON: 14/8/30

1919 Apr 19-1934 Sep 5

Correspondence between Hamilton and Robert B Messervy, former officer of the Royal Garrison Artillery, mainly relating to their respective activities; Hamilton's publications; Messervy's academic work; family and personal matters. 1 file, 40 letters


HAMILTON: 14/8/31

1913 Oct 16-1945 May 15

Correspondence between Hamilton and his sister-in-law Elizabeth Brown Moncreiffe, mainly relating to family and social matters. 60 letters


HAMILTON: 14/8/32

1933 Jan 26-1933 Sep 18

Correspondence between Hamilton and his relative Mother Superior A Monteith and her nephew Malcom Monteith, relating to Hamilton's efforts to recommend Malcom and his brother David Monteith for posts in the Colonial Constabulary. 10 letters


HAMILTON: 14/8/33

1916 Jun 22-1945 Aug 23

Correspondence between Hamilton and his brother-in-law Sir (Alexander) Kay Muir, 2nd Bt, and Muir's wife, Nadédja Muir, Lady Muir, mainly relating to family and financial matters. 1 file, 210 letters


HAMILTON: 14/8/34

1916 May 24-1945 Apr 25

Correspondence between Hamilton and his brother-in-law James Finlay Muir, and Muir's wife, Charlotte Escudier ('Chattie') Muir, mainly relating to family and financial matters. 1 file, 92 letters


HAMILTON: 14/8/35

1917 Apr 27-1941 Dec 22

Correspondence between Hamilton and his sister-in-law Catherine Hetherington Pollen and her husband Lt Col Stephen Hungerford Pollen, including letters to Stephen Pollen, 18 Aug 1917, regarding the disparaging remarks made by FM William Gustavus Nicholson, 1st Baron Nicholson of Roundhay, upon the reports made by Hamilton in 1904-1905 on the use of cavalry during the Russo-Japanese War; letter of 30 Jul 1918, asking for Pollen's opinion on the Comrades of the Great War ex-service association. 27 letters


HAMILTON: 14/8/36

1930 Jan 16-1932 Mar 19

Correspondence between Hamilton and his cousin C MacKay-Scobie, mainly relating to Hamilton's recommendation of her husband Maj I H MacKay-Scobie as curator of the Scottish National Military and Naval Museum at Edinburgh Castle. 12 letters


HAMILTON: 14/8/37

1928 Jul 4-1935 Jun 24

Correspondence between Hamilton and his cousin Charles Granville Vereker, relating to family and social matters. 9 letters


HAMILTON: 14/8/38

1934 Jan 12,1935 Sept 12

Letter received by Hamilton from his cousin Corinna Katharine Vereker, relating to family matters. 2 letters


HAMILTON: 14/8/39

1921 May 11-1947 Feb 2

Correspondence between Hamilton and his cousin FM John Standish Surtees Prendergast Vereker, 6th Viscount Gort, and Gort's daughter the Hon Jacqueline Vereker, including letter from Hamilton, 12 Apr 1927, warning Gort (travelling to Shanghai, China, as General Staff Officer 1, Shanghai Defence Force) of the dangers posed by Ellis Ashmead Bartlett, journalist, accompanying the Defence Force; letter from Gort, 5 Jun 1939, regarding the weakening of his post as Chief of the Imperial General Staff by the appointment of Gen Sir William Edmund Ironside as Inspector General of Overseas Forces and Gen Sir Walter Mervyn St George Kirke as Inspector General of Home Forces. 43 letters


HAMILTON: 14/8/40

1917 Jun 19-1917 Jun 21

Correspondence between Hamilton and his cousin the Hon Mabel Elizabeth Vereker, mainly relating to family matters. 2 letters


HAMILTON: 14/8/41

1918 May 16-1945 Dec 28

Correspondence between Hamilton and his niece Marjorie Monteith Warre and her husband Maj Felix Walter Warre, mainly relating to family and social matters. 55 letters


HAMILTON: 14/8/42

1932 Nov 8-1946 Nov 30

Correspondence between Hamilton and his nephews and nieces May Moncrieffe, Mary Newall, Pam Burrell and Rupert Ian Kay Moncrieffe, relating to family and social matters. 33 letters


HAMILTON: 14/8/43

1916 Feb 26-1947 Aug 5

Correspondence with various relatives and friends, including William H Dunlop, Frank Hamilton Camilla Renwick (née Camilla Hamilton), Lady (Ada) Edwina Lewin, Nancy Lister-Kaye and Cdr John Robert Guy Moncreiffe mainly relating to invitations to weddings, family news and requests for help in finding employment for friends. 40 letters


HAMILTON: 14/8/44

1939 Jul 30-1947 Sep 9

Correspondence with various relatives including, Mary Dunlop, Maye Elphinstone, Amy F Hamilton, Norah Lindsay, Katherine Camilla Leeper, Gertrude Monteith, Ion Villiers-Stuart, Griselda Warre, mainly relating to family and personal news. 1 file, 93 letters

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