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

Correspondence of Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, 1884-1940

References on this page: HAMILTON: 20/2/1-58


HAMILTON: 20/2/1

1884 May 12-1932 Sep 28

Letters, mostly undated, received by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, from friends and acquaintances, including George Washburn Smalley, 28 Sep 1900; George Frederick Samuel Robinson, 1st Marquess of Ripon, congratulating Hamilton on his knighthood, 26 Apr 1901; Donald James McKay, 11th Lord Reay, regarding introductions to Italian society, 6 Mar [1904]; Sir Edward John Poynter, 1st Bt, regarding invitation to dinner, 24 Apr 1905; Andew Lang; Maj Gen Sir Charles Edward Callwell; Stephen McKenna, 9 Dec 1919; Henry John Newbolt; Kisfalud Sigismund de Strobl, regarding his bust of Hamilton, 28 Sep 1932. 1 file, 33 letters


HAMILTON: 20/2/2

[1885-1886]

Correspondence between Jean Miller Muir and Capt Henry Shelley Dalbiac, relating to his courtship of her. 1 file, 7 letters


HAMILTON: 20/2/3

1886 Mar-1886 Jul

Letters received by Jean Miller Muir from Prince Louis Esterhazy, mostly relating to his courtship of her. 1 file, 16 letters


HAMILTON: 20/2/4

1886 Jul 15-1887 Feb 8

Letters received by Hamilton from his future wife Jean Miller Muir, mainly relating to family and social matters. 1 file, 60 letters


HAMILTON: 20/2/5

1886 Sep 23-1931 Jan 21

Correspondence between Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, and relatives, including her sister Elizabeth Brown Moncrieffe, her brothers Matthew William Muir and James Finlay Muir. With letters from her mother Margaret Morison Muir and her father Sir John Muir, 1st Bt, regarding Jean's proposed marriage to Hamilton, and letter from Hamilton to Sir John, thanking him for his approval of the marriage, 23 Sep-2 Oct 1886. 1 file, 34 letters


HAMILTON: 20/2/6

1888 Sep 2-1888 Dec 26

Letters received by Hamilton from his wife Jean Miller Hamilton, mainly relating to family and social matters. 1 file, 19 letters


HAMILTON: 20/2/7

1889 Feb 11-1889 Mar 5

Letters received by Hamilton from his wife Jean Miller Hamilton, mainly relating to family and social matters. 1 file, 9 letters


HAMILTON: 20/2/8

1890 Mar 5-1890 Jul 15

Letters received by Hamilton from his wife Jean Miller Hamilton, mainly relating to family and social matters. 1 file, 25 letters


HAMILTON: 20/2/9

1892 [Apr 7]-1892 Nov 3

Letters received by Hamilton from his wife Jean Miller Hamilton, mainly relating to family and social matters. 1 file, 8 letters


HAMILTON: 20/2/10

1892 Aug 17-1904 Nov 25

Letters received by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, from Lord Alwyne Frederick Compton MP, including his forthcoming departure for military service in South Africa, [1900]. 1 file, 4 letters


HAMILTON: 20/2/11

1893 Jan 21-1900 Apr 18

Letters received by Jean Miller Hamilton from Capt George Percy Brasier-Creagh, including his courtship of Jean's sister Edyth Mary Muir, 21 Jan 1893; his command of cavalry unit 'Roberts' Horse' in the Second Boer War, 18 Apr 1900. 1 file, 3 letters


HAMILTON: 20/2/12

1894 Mar 8-1910 Nov 28

Letters received by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, from Sir George Robert Canning Harris, 4th Baron Harris of Seringapatam and Mysore and Belmont, Kent, including his hope of succeeding Rt Hon Sir George Nathaniel Curzon, 1st Baron Curzon of Kedleston, as Viceroy and Governor General of India, 13 Oct 1904; on constitutional reform, 28 Nov 1910. 1 file, 5 letters


HAMILTON: 20/2/13

1894 Mar 9-1894 Oct 22

Letters received by Hamilton from his wife Jean Miller Hamilton. With letters from J A Cunningham and W Bairdner, doctors, regarding diagnosis of Jean's illness. 1 file, 25 letters


HAMILTON: 20/2/14

1895 [Apr 5]-1895 Sep 19

Letters received by Hamilton from his wife Jean Miller Hamilton. With letter from FM Sir Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1st Baron Roberts of Kandahar and Waterford, regarding Hamilton's acceptance of the post of Deputy Quarter Master General in India, 15 Sep. 1 file, 25 letters


HAMILTON: 20/2/15

1896 Mar 1-1896 Mar 26

Letters received by Hamilton from his wife Jean Miller Hamilton, mainly relating to family and social matters. 1 file, 13 letters


HAMILTON: 20/2/16

1897 Oct 29-1897 Dec 31

Letters received by Hamilton from his wife Jean Miller Hamilton, mainly relating to family and social matters. 1 file, 7 letters


HAMILTON: 20/2/17

[1899] Aug 22-1900 Aug 10

Letters received by Jean Miller Hamilton relating to the Second Boer War, from Capt Francis Lyon, on his sailing to South Africa on board Steam Ship BORNU, 22-27 Aug [1899]; from Lady Violet Georgina Cecil, at Rondebosch, near Cape Town, describing physical condition of Hamilton and morale of British troops, 21 Mar 1900; from Lt Gen George Stewart White, Governor and Commander-in-Chief Gibraltar, regarding his new command in Gibraltar and Hamilton's success in South Africa, 10 Aug 1900. 1 file, 3 letters


HAMILTON: 20/2/18

1900 Apr 5-1900 Jul 12

Letters received by Jean Miller Hamilton from George Wyndham MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for War, regarding invitations to lunch. 1 file, 3 letters


HAMILTON: 20/2/19

[1900] Nov 5

Letter received by Jean Miller Hamilton from Col Francis William Rhodes, regarding the death of Lt Archibald James Leofric Temple, Earl of Ava, killed during the defence of Ladysmith, Second Boer War, 6 Jan 1900. 6pp


HAMILTON: 20/2/20

1901 Apr 20,1901 Nov 6

Letters received by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, from FM Sir Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts of Kandahar, Waterford and Pretoria, Commander-in-Chief of the British Army, congratulating Hamilton on his knighthood, 20 Apr; explaining his decision in appointing Hamilton Chief of Staff to Lt Gen Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Baron Kitchener of Khartoum and Aspall, Commander in Chief South Africa, 6 Nov. 1 file, 2 letters


HAMILTON: 20/2/21

[1901 Dec]

Letter received by Hamilton from his wife Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton (undated, written in response to his letter of 5 Dec 1901). 16pp


HAMILTON: 20/2/22

1902 Feb 11,1902 May 15

Letters received by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, from Capt Victor Reginald Brooke, aide-de-camp to Hamilton, describing his travels with Hamilton during the Second Boer War on an armoured train, 11 Feb; with Hamilton's mounted infantry column riding to Klerksdorp, Western Transvaal, 15 May. 1 file, 2 letters


HAMILTON: 20/2/23

1902 Nov 11

Letter received by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, from Annie Emmet Botha, wife of Boer Gen Louis Botha, accepting invitation to lunch. 2pp


HAMILTON: 20/2/24

1903 May 16

Letter received by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, from (Joseph) Austen Chamberlain MP, regretting hs inability to meet Jean, and expressing his preferences in poetry. 4pp


HAMILTON: 20/2/25

1903 Aug 7,1905 Aug 28

Letters received by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, from Princess Helena Augusta Victoria, including arrangements for her proposed visit to Jean, 28 Aug 1905. 1 file, 2 letters


HAMILTON: 20/2/26

Undated [1903-1916]

Letter received by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, from Rev Stopford Augustus Brooke, inviting her to tea. 2pp


HAMILTON: 20/2/27

[1904] Feb 3,1909 Aug 27

Letters received by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, from Rt Hon Richard Burdon Haldane MP, referring to his forthcoming philosophical publication [The pathway to reality, stage the second (John Murray, London, 1904)], 3 Feb [1904]; his intention to show a report by Hamilton on Russian Army manoeuvres to Edward VII, King of Great Britain and Ireland, 27 Aug 1909. 1 file, 2 letters


HAMILTON: 20/2/28

1904 Jun 22

Letter received by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, from (William) St John (Fremantle) Brodrick, Secretary of State for India, thanking her for her letter after an unspecified disagreement between himself and Hamilton. 3pp


HAMILTON: 20/2/29

1904 Nov 8

Letter received by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, from Katharine Furse, regarding the death of her husband Charles Wellington Furse, artist. 2pp


HAMILTON: 20/2/30

1904 Nov 12

Letter received by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, from Lt Col Charles Vernon Hume, British military attaché, giving Jean news of Hamilton during the Russo-Japanese War. 1p


HAMILTON: 20/2/31

1905 May 4,1906 Feb 4

Letters received by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, from Henry Algernon George Percy, Earl Percy, Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, regarding letters he received from Hamilton during the Russo-Japanese War, and Percy's criticism of the abilities of John Singer Sargent as a portrait painter, 4 May 1905; suggesting Hamilton stand as a prospective Member of Parliament, 6 Feb 1906. 1 file, 2 letters


HAMILTON: 20/2/32

1905 May 6

Letter received by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, from Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill MP, regretting hs inability to come to dinner, and expressing his desire to hear Hamilton's experiences of the Russo-Japanese War. 4pp


HAMILTON: 20/2/33

1905 Aug 28,1906 Jul 6

Letters received by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, from Arthur William Patrick Albert, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn, including invitation for Jean and Hamilton to lunch, 6 Jul 1906. 1 file, 2 letters


HAMILTON: 20/2/34

1906 Aug 14,1906 Nov 2

Letters received by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, from Maj the Hon George Henry Morris, Irish Guards, including his list of recommended artillery officers as candidates for Military Secretary to Hamilton at Southern Command, 14 Aug. 1 file, 2 letters


HAMILTON: 20/2/35

1906 Sep 4-1931 Jan 23

Letters received by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, from her friend Norah Lindsay, mainly relating to family and social matters. 1 file, 12 letters


HAMILTON: 20/2/36

1910 Sep 30

Letter received by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, from Thomas Lister, 4th Baron Ribblesdale, regarding books he had read. 4pp


HAMILTON: 20/2/37

1911 Oct 5,1911 [Oct 11]

Letters received by Hamilton from his wife Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, mainly relating to family and social matters. 1 file, 2 letters


HAMILTON: 20/2/38

1913 Oct 1-1932 Oct 20

Letters received by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, from Laurence Binyon, including manuscript of his poem 'In hospital', 20 Oct 1932. 1 file, 7 letters


HAMILTON: 20/2/39

1914 Jan 16-1914 Oct 31

Letters received by Hamilton from his wife Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, mainly relating to family and social matters. 1 file, 12 letters


HAMILTON: 20/2/40

Undated [1914-1930]

Letters received by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, from Robert Bridges. 1 file, 2 letters


HAMILTON: 20/2/41

Undated [1914]

Letter received by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, from Gilbert Keith Chesterton, refusing an invitation to visit, and referrring to his The wild knight and other poems (J M Dent and Sons, London, 1914). 2pp


HAMILTON: 20/2/42

1915 Apr 8

Letter received by Hamilton from his wife Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, responding to his news of the progress of the Dardanelles Expedition. 14pp


HAMILTON: 20/2/43

1917 Oct 6-1931 Jan 20

Letters sent by Hamilton to his wife Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, mainly relating to family, social and financial matters. 1 file, 52 letters


HAMILTON: 20/2/44

1919 Jun 6-1919 Jul 18

Letters received by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, from (Joseph) Hilaire (Pierre) Belloc, relating to social engagements at 1 Hyde Park Gardens, London. 1 file, 3 letters


HAMILTON: 20/2/45

1920 May 14-1920 Aug 3

Letters received by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, from FM Sir John Denton Pinkstone French, Viscount French of Ypres and High Lake, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, mainly relating to social engagements. 1 file, 3 letters


HAMILTON: 20/2/46

1928 Oct 10-1930 Oct 17

Letters received by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, from Stephen Graham, including on his The lay confessor (Ernest Benn, London, 1928) and St Vitus day (Ernest Benn, London, 1930). 1 file, 2 letters


HAMILTON: 20/2/47

1930 Sep 29-1940 Sep 30

Letters received by Hamilton from his wife Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, mainly relating to family and social matters. 1 file, 27 letters


HAMILTON: 20/2/48

1930 Oct 23-1934 Jun 14

Letters received by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, from John Herman Emanuel Knittel, including on his visit to Berlin, Germany, for the publication of his Via Mala (Hutchinson & Co, London, 1934). 1 file, 2 letters


HAMILTON: 20/2/49

1931 Jun 24

Letter received by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, from James Rennell Rodd, enclosing his Tretaremi and other moods (Edward Arnold & Co, London, 1923). 2pp


HAMILTON: 20/2/50

1935 Feb 4-1935 Feb 11

Letters received by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, from Cloudesley Shovell Henry Brereton, regarding the publication of his translation with R Ashley Audra and W Horsfall Carter of The two sources of morality and religion by Henri Louis Bergson (Macmillan & Co, London, 1935). 1 file, 2 letters


HAMILTON: 20/2/51

1935-1941

Various correspondence of Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, including three letters to her neice Janet Christina Monteith Leeper, 1940-41; her notes for the disposal of her property following her death; letter to her brother Sir (Alexander) Kay Muir, 2nd Bt, 27 May 1925, with her instructions for the fate of her diaries after her death; memorandum relating to a trust settlement established by her father Sir John Muir, 1st Bt, for his children. 1 file


HAMILTON: 20/2/52

1936 Nov 27-1938 Oct 21

Letters received by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, from Logan Pearsall Smith, including on his Reperusals and re-collections (Constable & Co, London, 1936), and his illnesses. 1 file, 3 letters


HAMILTON: 20/2/53

1939 Aug 24

Letter received by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, from Rt Hon Sir John (Allsebrook) Simon MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer, enclosing his Portrait of my mother (Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1936). 1p


HAMILTON: 20/2/54

1940 Jun 30-1940 Dec 22

Letters received by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, from her adopted son Capt Harold Stone Knight, serving in Egypt with 2 Bn Scots Guards. 1 file, 10 letters


HAMILTON: 20/2/55

1940 Sep 10-1941 Feb 14

Letters received by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, from relatives, friends and acquaintances, including Elizabeth Helen Monteith Godley, Lady Kilbracken; Janet Christina Monteith Leeper; Lady Edwina Lewin; Brig Gen Francis Lyon; Gen Sir (James) Aylmer (Lowthrop) Haldane. 1 file


HAMILTON: 20/2/56

1940 Sep 13-1940 Oct 14

Letters sent by Hamilton to his wife Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, mainly relating to personal and family matters, and air raids around the area of 1 Hyde Park Gardens, London. 1 file, 18 letters


HAMILTON: 20/2/57

1940 Nov 9-1940 Nov 13

Letters received by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, from Mrs Chou Guépin and Jean's adopted daughter Rosaleen James (known as 'Fodie'). 1 file, 3 letters, 1 photograph


HAMILTON: 20/2/58

Undated

Fragments of letters and notes, containing the signatures of various acquaintances including Max Beerbohm; Edith Wharton (2); Henry Woodd Nevinson; John Masefield. 1 file, 12 items

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