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

Hamilton's speeches, 1907-1910

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HAMILTON: 4/4/1

1907 Nov 19

Speech by Hamilton to a dinner of the New Vagabond Club, praising FM Sir Henry Evelyn Wood for the help he had given Hamilton during his military career. 7pp


HAMILTON: 4/4/2

1908

Manuscript notes by Hamilton for speeches to Territorial forces at Southern Command. With typescript copy of his speech to Oxford University undergraduates, urging them to join the Officers' Training Corps, 14 May 1908. 1 file


HAMILTON: 4/4/3

1909 Jan 18

Newspaper cutting from The Times, reporting a speech by Sir Victor Alexander Haden Horsley on 'alcohol and the national life' and advocating temperance, to a congregration at Whitefield's Central Mission Chapel, London. 1p


HAMILTON: 4/4/4

1909 Jan 22

Newspaper cutting from The Bristol Times and Mirror, reporting a public meeting held by 6 Bn The Gloucestershire Regt at Bedminster, Gloucestershire, to promote interest in recruitment for the Territorial Reserves. With rough marginal notes by Hamilton for speeches. 1p


HAMILTON: 4/4/5

1909 Feb 11

Typescript of Hamilton's speech at the Mansion House, London, in support of the Wesleyan Home for soldiers and sailors at Portsmouth, Hampshire, describing the benefits of a similar Wesleyan Home at Tidworth, Andover, Hampshire. 5pp


HAMILTON: 4/4/6

1909 Feb 20

Typescript of Hamilton's speech to the Glasgow and Lanarkshire Association of London, on the contributions made by Glasgow to the British Empire, and his hopes for a Forth-Clyde canal to be constructed. 3pp


HAMILTON: 4/4/7

1909 May 1

Typescript of Hamilton's farewell speech as General Officer Commanding Southern Command to 6 Bn The Gloucestershire Regt at Bristol, praising the achievements of the Territorial Force. 4pp


HAMILTON: 4/4/8

1909 May 1

Typescript of Hamilton's speech to the Royal Army Temperance Association at Caxton Hall, Westminster, recalling a drunken regimental banquet in India in 1873, praising temperance in the army and pledging himself to abstain from alcohol for a year. 5pp


HAMILTON: 4/4/9

1910 May 24

Speech by Hamilton to an unspecified gathering in Edinburgh, on his own experiences of abstinence from alcohol, and advocating temperance in the British Army. 6pp

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