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

Papers relating to service as General Officer Commanding Southern Command and Adjutant General to the Forces, 1905-1910

References on this page: HAMILTON: 4


HAMILTON: 4/1/1-9 Correspondence, 1905-1910


HAMILTON: 4/1/1

1905 Jul 18-1906 Oct 5

Letters sent by Hamilton to his brother Vereker Monteith Hamilton, mainly relating to their joint business affairs, investments and Hamilton's agreements with Edward Arnold and Co for publication of his A Staff Officer's scrap-book during the Russo-Japanese War (Edward Arnold, London, 2 vols, 1905 & 1907), and also including list of paintings by Vereker displayed at Tidworth House, Andover, Hampshire, 1905; letters relating to the sale of Vereker's painting 'Peiwar Kotal', 31 Oct 1905. With letter from Capt Harry Vesey Brooke, regarding possible sale of a painting by Vereker, 29 Aug 1906. 1 file, 30 letters


HAMILTON: 4/1/2

1905 Nov 18

Letter received by Hamilton from FM Sir Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts of Kandahar, Waterford and Pretoria, describing his pleasure on reading Hamilton's A Staff Officer's scrap-book during the Russo-Japanese War, vol 1 (Edward Arnold, London, 1905), 18 Nov 1905. With letter of same date and subject from Roberts' daughter Lady Aileen Mary Roberts. 1 file, 2 letters


HAMILTON: 4/1/3

Undated[Sep 1905-Dec 1905]

Letters received by Hamilton from Gen Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Viscount Kitchener of Khartoum, the Vaal and Aspall, Commander-in-Chief India, regarding changes to the Council of the Viceroy of India, giving the Commander-in-Chief direct access to the Viceroy; criticism in Great Britain of Kitchener by Rt Hon George Nathaniel Curzon, 1st Baron Curzon of Kedleston, the former Viceroy; Kitchener's relief that Lt Gen Sir Edmund George Barrow was not appointed as Supply Member of the Council. 1 file, 2 letters


HAMILTON: 4/1/4

1906 Aug 2

Photocopy of letter sent by Hamilton to Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill MP, comprising Hamilton's congratulations on Churchill's speech in Parliament on 31 Jul 1906, regarding the constitution of the Boer Government in Transvaal. 2pp (Original held by Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge)


HAMILTON: 4/1/5

1907 Mar 14-1907 Apr 9

Letters sent by Hamilton to his wife Jean Miller Hamilton, relating to his holiday in Munich, Germany, to improve his German. 1 file, 23 letters


HAMILTON: 4/1/6

1908 Aug 16-1910 Sep 4

Letters sent by Hamilton to his wife Jean Miller Hamilton, mainly relating to overseas visits, including the Saxon Army exercises at Chemnitz, Germany, 10-18 Sep 1909; his tour of Russia, Germany, Rumania, Serbia and Austria-Hungary with FM Sir Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts of Kandahar, Waterford and Pretoria, 19 Aug-4 Sep 1910. 1 file, 23 letters


HAMILTON: 4/1/7

1909 Apr 5-1912 Mar 30

Papers relating to Hamilton's personal finances, including statements of returns of share dividends; notices of assessments of Super Tax; correspondence between Hamilton and his brother-in-law James Finlay Muir, regarding share investments and income from the trust fund of Sir John Muir, 1st Bt. 1 file


HAMILTON: 4/1/8

1909 Jun 12-1909 Oct 10

Various correspondence, comprising two letters from Hamilton to Rt Hon Arthur James Balfour MP, requesting his support for the Territorial Force and indicating its improved standard of drill, 12 Jun, and regarding Hamilton's objections to a memorandum on Home Defence to be discussed before the Army Council, which did not propose mobilising against an army invading England at its point of disembarkation, 11 Aug; two letters from Hamilton to Leopold Stennett Amery, warning of Japan's potential to betray her alliance with Britain and criticising Amery's praise of the Japanese administration in Manchuria, 20 Jul and 7 Aug; correspondence with John St Loe Strachey, editor of The Spectator, regarding establishment of a register of army veterans in Ireland for possible Territorial duties. 1 file, 7 letters


HAMILTON: 4/1/9

1909 Oct 18-1910 Jul 16

Correspondence with Brevet Col the Hon Frederic Gordon, Commanding Officer, 1 Bn Gordon Highlanders, and Capt Harry Vesey Brooke, regarding the attempts of former Sgt Maj Tom Smith to establish a Gordon Highlanders Old Comrades Association in London. 1 file

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