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referencedIn Vol. XVIincludes:ff. 11-27 Royal Military College: Papers, etc., rel. to: 1810-1820.f. 20 General Sir Alexander Hope, GCB; Governor, Royal Military College: Letter to Lord Palmerston: 1816.ff. 30-32b John Wilson Croker, PC; MP: Letter, etc., to... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CXXXII (ff. 172). 1863 -Feb. 1871.includes:ff. 1, 107 George William Frederick Villiers, 4th Earl of Clarendon: Letters to Lord Ripon: 1859-1870. f. 3 Army; England: Minutes and memoranda rel. to: 1859-1881. f. 3 General Sir William Montagu Sc... British Library
creatorOf ARNOLD-FORSTER PAPERS. Vol. XXXVI ('Vol. XI') (ff. 241). (1) Long and short service terms. See also 50311, ff. 388-417. ff. 6-146;-(2) Barracks, depôts, etc. ff. 147-241. 17 Oct. 1904-29 Nov. 1905.includes:ff. 7, 16, 43, 50, 80, 81, 85 General Sir... British Library
referencedIn CAMPBELL-BANNERMAN PAPERS. Vol. I (ff. 320). Correspondence of Sir H. Campbell-Bannerman with Queen Victoria and members of her family, viz.:-1. Correspondence with Queen Victoria and her private secretaries 1886-1900. There is only one autograph of..., 1881-1907 British Library
creatorOf MAPS and Plans, chiefly of fortifications or surveys for miltary purposes, 17th century-18th century British Library
creatorOf SURVEYS of Belle Isle, France, and plans and sections of its fortifications during the British occupation after its capture in 1761. Paper; ff. 79. Atlas Folio. Presented by the same., 1761 British Library
referencedIn Vol. IX (ff. 191). 1814.includes:ff. 27-28b Captain Henry Barry Hyde, 1st W India Regt: Return of the African Depôt: 1815.: Signed.ff. 43-44b (signed), 61-64 (copies) General Sir Harry Calvert, 1st Baronet: Memoranda by: 1814, 1815.f. 53 Army; ..., 1814 British Library
creatorOf ARNOLD-FORSTER PAPERS. Vol. XLIII ('Vol. XVIII') (ff. 257). (1) Imperial defence. ff. 4-123;-(2) War regulations. ff. 124-176;-(3) Foreign armies. ff. 177-257. 4 May 1904-6 Oct. 1905.includes:ff. 7, 85, 112, 113 Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl of ... British Library
creatorOf ‘Original letters’: Vianesi – Whitworth (ff. 252); 1816-1913, n.d.includes:f. 1 Auguste Charles Léonard François Vianesi, composer and conductor: Stanley Lucas, Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Letter to [S. Lucas] from Auguste Charles Léonard Fran..., 1816-1913 British Library
creatorOf ARNOLD-FORSTER PAPERS. Vol. XLVIII ('Vol. XXIII') (ff. 539). South African stores scandal; 10 Apr. 1901-Jan. 1906. Printed reports, with typewritten and MS. additions.South Africa: Papers rel. to its military affairs, etc.,: 1901-1905: Printed and ty... British Library
referencedIn Vol. V (ff. 295). 1807-Feb. 1834.includes:ff. 1, 6-10, 13-16 b Charles Skinner Matthews: Correspondence with Lord Broughton: 1807-1810.f. 5 John Hudson, Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge; Vicar of Kendal 1815-1843: Letter to Lord Broughton: 18... British Library
referencedIn Gladstone, W. E. (William Ewart), 1809-1898. Papers. Series A. Correspondence. Vols. LXII. Correspondence with Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire, 1884-Mar 1885 British Library
creatorOf ARNOLD-FORSTER PAPERS. Vol. XXVII ('Vol. II') (ff. 271). Army schemes not finally adopted, with related memoranda; 20 Oct. 1902-30 June 1904.Hugh Oakeley Arnold-Forster, PC; MP: Cabinet memoranda, parliamentary papers, etc., by: 1902-1905: Printed.En... British Library
creatorOf ARNOLD-FORSTER PAPERS. Vol. XXXII ('Vol. VII') (ff. 227). Ordnance Department, including (ff. 95-216) new guns and rifles; 31 Mar. 1900-29 Oct. 1904.includes:ff. 4-94 Sir Francis Mowatt, GCB: Report of Inter-Departmental Committee on Reserves of Gu... British Library
referencedIn (ff. vi + 140). General defence; 1867-1893.Army; England: Papers rel. to expenditure: 1854-1895.: Partly printed.includes:ff. 1-1 9 Ethiopia: Papers rel. to the cost of the British expedition: 1867-1869.: Partly printed.ff. 1-138 passim Navy; Eng..., 1867-1893 British Library
referencedIn Vol. XV.includes:f. 9 Robert Banks Jenkinson, Baron Hawkesbury; 2nd Earl of Liverpool; Prime Minister: Correspondence with Lord Palmerston: 1814, 1817.f. 11 Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Baronet; Prime Minister: Letters, etc., to Lord Palmerston: 1816.ff.... British Library
creatorOf ARNOLD-FORSTER PAPERS. Vol. XXXV ('Vol. X') (ff. 287). Army schemes; 4 Feb. 1897-14 Dec. 1905. Includes papers relating to the Army Re-Organization Sub-Committee of the Cabinet (ff. 47-172) and (ff. 173-264) the three military members of the Army Cou... British Library
creatorOf ARNOLD-FORSTER PAPERS. Vol. XLIV ('Vol. XIX') (ff. 321). (1) Colonial, etc., garrisons. ff. 6-172;-(2) Submarine defences. ff. 173-260;-(3) Miscel-laneous. ff. 261-321. 29 Feb. 1904-3 Nov. 1905.includes:ff. 8-13 Channel Islands: Papers rel. to th... British Library
referencedIn CAMPBELL-BANNERMAN PAPERS. Vol. VII (ff. 347). Letters to Sir H. Campbell-Bannerman from:-1. Lieutenant-Colonel H[erbert] Bruce, C.B., Staff Corps, Bombay Army, Inspector-General of Police in India, etc. (a brother of Lady Campbell-Bannerman); 1862-..., 1862-1908 British Library
referencedIn Vol. XXVII (ff. 230). 1874-1888.includes:ff. 1, 115 Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke, 2nd Baronet; PC; MP: Letters to Sir H. Campbell-Bannerman: 1874-1904. ff. 3-8 John Robert Townshend, 3rd Viscount and (1874) Earl Sydney; Lord Chamberlain: Letters to Si..., 1874-1888 British Library
creatorOf PLAN OF PORCHESTER CASTLE, showing additions intended to fit it to receive further French prisoners of war; circa 1800. Unfinished. No cartographer given, but by a War Office draughtsman. No scale given, but 1:600. No compass points, but East at top...., approximately 1800 British Library
referencedIn VISCOUNT GLADSTONE PAPERS. Vol. XXVI (ff. 156). Correspondence with General Sir Reginald Clare Hart, V.C., K.C.B., K.C.V.0. (G.C.B. 1931), mostly as Commander-in-Chief in South Africa; 1912-1919.General Sir Reginald Clare Hart, VC; GCB: Correspondenc..., 1912-1919 British Library
creatorOf ARNOLD-FORSTER PAPERS. Vol. XXXVII ('Vol. XII') (ff. 417). (1) Recruiting. ff. 8-115;-(2) Numbers. ff. 116-140b;-(3) Reserve. ff. 141-149;-(4) Indian drafts, etc. ff. 150-376;-(5) Scheme for seven and five years' enlistments. Supplements 50309. f... British Library
referencedIn CAMPBELL-BANNERMAN PAPERS. Vol. IV (ff. 234). Correspondence of Sir H. Campbell-Bannerman with George, 2nd Duke of Cambridge, Field-Marshal and Commander-in-chief, and with Gen. Sir Reg[inald Ramsay] Gipps, K.C.B. [G.C.B. 1902], Military Secretary ; ..., 1881-1900 British Library
creatorOf ARNOLD-FORSTER PAPERS. Vol. LI ('Vol. XXVI') (ff. 351). Miscellaneous, including:-(a) Imperial defence. ff. 93-127;-(b) Guns. ff. 128-177;-(c) Medical. ff. 178-245;-(d) Barracks and depôts. ff. 246-278. 8 Feb. 1902-1 July 1904.includes:ff. 7-25 ... British Library
referencedIn Vol. XIII.includes:ff. 3-32b William Somerville, MD; FRS: Letter, etc., to Lord Palmerston: 1816.: Signed.ff. 3-32b William Franklin, Inspector, Army Medical Board: Letter, etc., to Lord Palmerston: 1816.: Signed.ff. 3-32b (signed) Sir James Mc... British Library
referencedIn Vol. XX (ff. 247). 1820.includes:ff. 1-19b, 49b-81 Ulick John De Burgh, 1st Marquess of Clanricarde: Correspondence, as Ambasssador at St Petersburg, with Lord Palmerston: 1838-1841.: Copies and abstracts.f. 33 Frederick Augustus, Duke of York an..., 1820 British Library
referencedIn CAMPBELL-BANNERMAN PAPERS. Vol. XXII (ff. 264). Letters to Sir H. Campbell-Bannerman from:-1. [William Mansfield, 2nd Baron] Sandhurst [Viscount Sandhurst 1917], Under-Secretary for War (1886, 1892-1894), Governor of Bombay (1895-1899), [Lord Chambe..., 1886-1908 British Library
creatorOf ARNOLD-FORSTER PAPERS. Vol. XXXIX ('Vol. XIV') (ff. 255). Auxiliary forces (general); 6 May 1904-6 Dec. 1905.includes:ff. 8-22 Sir Charles Edward Howard Vincent, KCMG; MP: Letter to A. J. Balfour on Auxiliary forces, etc.,: 1904: Mostly printed.ff.... British Library
creatorOf ARNOLD-FORSTER PAPERS. Vol. XXX ('Vol. V') (ff. 161). (1) Officers. ff. 4-88;-(2) Personnel: characters, recruiting, employment, etc. ff. 89-113;-(3) Miscellaneous. ff. 114-121;-(4) Manoeuvres. ff. 122-134;-(5) Reserve forces bill. ff. 135-161. 1... British Library
referencedIn `Memorandum on the employment of an Indian Force in Egypt, its organization and strength, and the information which is required': paper by Capt (later Lt-Gen Sir) Edwin Henry Hayter Collen (1843-1911), Indian Army, 1st Assistant Military Secretary, G..., 1878 British Library
creatorOf ARNOLD-FORSTER PAPERS. Vol. XL ('Vol. XV') (ff. 449). (1) New field guns. ff. 6-233;-(2) Ordnance stores, etc. ff. 234-449b. 12 Sept. 1903-2 Dec. 1905.Ordnance: Correspondence, papers, etc., rel. to new field guns, rifles, etc.,: 1903-1905.includes:... British Library
creatorOf ARNOLD-FORSTER PAPERS. Vol. LII (ff. 58). Reorganisation of the Militia and Volunteers; 30 May 1904-30 Sept. 1905. Printed memoranda, with typewritten additions.War Office: Reports, etc.,: 1884-1905: Printed.Army; England: Memoranda, reports, etc., r... British Library
referencedIn CAMPBELL-BANNERMAN PAPERS. Vol. XIII (ff. 362). Correspondence of Sir H. Campbell-Bannerman with:-1. Sir Edward Grey, 3rd Bart. [K.G. 1912; Viscount Grey of Fallodon 1916], Foreign Secretary (1905-1916); 1899-1908. f. 1. 2. R[ichard] B[urdon] Haldan..., 1889-1908 British Library
referencedIn Vol. XXXVI (ff. 265). Folio size, Vol. i. 1871-1903.includes:ff. 2-21, 136-140 Army; England: Papers rel. to organisation: [1871?]-1892.: Partly printed.f. 22 Dunfermline, Fifeshire: Resolutions of Town Council rel. to Sir H. Campbell-Bannerman: ..., 1871-1903 British Library
creatorOf ARNOLD-FORSTER PAPERS. Vol. XXVI ('Vol. I') (ff. 242). Printed papers, etc.:-(1) Army reform: Cabinet memoranda and Committee of Imperial Defence memoranda, etc. ff. 4-167b;-(2) South African garrison. ff. 168-172b;-(3) Somaliland. See also 50307,... British Library
referencedIn NIGHTINGALE PAPERS. Vol. LXXXVI (ff. 202). Various papers relating to the War Office and the Army arranged as follows:-(1) Papers relating to (a) The Barrack and Hospital Improvement Commission (afterwards the Army Sanitary Committee) and the Army M..., 1853-1890 British Library
referencedIn Vol. XLV (ff. 161). 1904-1905.includes:ff. 1, 3 Sir Clinton Edward Dawkins, KCB: Letters to Sir C. Dilke: 1904.ff. 5, 67 James Keir Hardie, socialist and labour leader: Letters to Sir C. Dilke: 1894-1908, n.d.ff. 6, 11 Lieutenant-General Sir W..., 1904-1905 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CXXXI (ff. 219). 1849-1862. -includes:f. 1 Jules Barthélemy-Saint-Hilaire, French philosopher: Letter to J. F. Clark,: 1849.: Fr. f. 2 Reverend Charles Kingsley, author: Letters to Lord Ripon: 1852, 1856. f. 11 John Frederick Denison Maurice, a..., 1849-1862 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CLXXII (ff. 277). Aug. 1810-18 Nov. 1811.includes:ff. 1, 62, 193, 237-248 Army; England: Returns, etc., of troops for the Peninsular War: 1808-1813. ff. 3-10, 154-191 f.232 Frederick Augustus, Duke of York and Albany; 2nd son of George III: Pap... British Library
creatorOf ARNOLD-FORSTER PAPERS. Vol. XLII ('Vol. XVII') (ff. 388). (1) Army Council. ff. 9-72;-(2) Inspector-General of the Forces. ff. 73-144;-(3) War Office departments. ff. 145-313;-(4) Judge Advocate-General. ff. 314-358;-(5) Miscel-laneous. ff. 359-3... British Library
referencedIn Vol. XXVIII (ff. 299). 1889-1895.includes:ff. 1, 38 Robert Yellowlees, Provost of Stirling: Letters to Sir H. Campbell-Bannerman: 1884-1889.f. 3 Richard Annan, of Edinburgh: Letter to Sir H. CampbellBannerman: 1889.f. 5 Robert Blair, solicitor,..., 1889-1895 British Library
creatorOf ARNOLD-FORSTER PAPERS. Vol. XLVI ('Vol. XXI') (ff. 344). (1) Cavalry. ff. 8-137;-(2) Guards. ff. 138-177;-(3) Artillery. ff. 178-280;-(4) Engineers. ff. 281-309;-(5) Royal Garrison Regiment. ff. 310-337;-(6) Scottish corps. ff. 338-344. 12 Apr. ... British Library
referencedIn CAMPBELL-BANNERMAN PAPERS. Vol. XXV (ff. 336). Correspondence of Sir H. Campbell-Bannerman with:-1. Capt. John Sinclair, M.P. [1st Lord Pentland 1909], his Assistant Private Secretary at the War Office (1892-1895), his unofficial Private Secretary (..., 1892-1908 British Library
referencedIn NIGHTINGALE PAPERS. Vol. IX (ff. 301). General correspondence and accompts of Florence Nightingale during the Crimean War; 1854-1857.Accompts: Florence Nightingale (incl. the Crimea): 1853-1867.Army; England: Papers and accompts of Florence Nighting..., 1854-1857 British Library
referencedIn Vol. XVII (ff. i+150). 1818.includes:ff. 5-25b England; Parliament: Seventh Report of the Select Committee on Finance: 1818.: Printed.f. 31 Robert Lukin, of the War Office: Memorandum by: 1817.ff. 35-41b, 43 (copy) Major-General Sir Henry Torre..., 1818 British Library
creatorOf ARNOLD-FORSTER PAPERS. VOLS. LX (ff. 111). 'Reports on the Campaign in Manchuria in 1904', with photographs, by Col. W. H. H. Waters; 1905. Printed.Brigadier-General Wallscourt Hely-Hutchinson Waters, RA: Reports on the Campaign in Manchuria in 1904:..., 1905 British Library
referencedIn PAPERS AS SECRETARY AT WAR.Correspondence and papers as Secretary at War; 1809-1828. Partly printed., 1809-1828 British Library
creatorOf ARNOLD-FORSTER PAPERS. Vol. XLVII ('Vol. XXII') (ff. 416). Officers' education, promotion, etc., viz.:-(1) General Staff. ff. 7-62;-(2) Candidates and certificates. ff. 63-178;-(3) Promotions and appointments. ff. 179-318;-(4) Pay and emoluments.... British Library
creatorOf ARNOLD-FORSTER PAPERS. Vol. XLIX ('Vol. XXIV') (ff. 378). (1) The private soldier. ff. 7-82;-(2) Prisons. ff. 83-128;-(3) Miscellaneous. ff. 129-378. 8 Nov. 1903-5 Dec. 1905.includes:ff. 26-30 Music: Minutes rel. to music in British Army,: 1904-1... British Library
creatorOf VIEWS of fortifications and landscapes, viz :-1. Scarborough Castle, co. York, from the S. West; xviith cent. f. 1. 2. Kingston-upon-Hull, co. York, by Sir Martin Beckman; 1689. ff. 2-5. 3. Berkeley Castle, co. Glouc. ff. 6, 7. 4. Spithead, from Stok..., 17th century-18th century British Library
referencedIn Vol. XVIII.includes:f. 2 Royal Military Asylum: Letters and papers rel. to: 1803-1819.ff. 44-58 William Hill, of the Treasury: Letters, etc., to Lord Palmerston: 1818, 1820.ff. 59-64, 67-74b Frederick Augustus, Duke of York and Albany; 2nd son ... British Library
referencedIn CAMPBELL-BANNERMAN PAPERS. Vol. XVI (ff. 294). Correspondence of Sir H. Campbell-Bannerman with:-1. Sir Ughtred [James] Kay-Shuttleworth, 2nd Bart., 1st Baron Shuttleworth 1902, M.P., Secretary to the Admiralty (1892-1895), Chairman of the Royal Com..., 1882-1907 British Library
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Egypt, Africa
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Egypt, Africa
Chelsea, Middlesex
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Channel Islands, United Kingdom
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Ireland, Europe
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Ceylon, Asia
Japan, Asia
Sudan, Africa
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Hong Kong, China
Greenwich, Kent
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Somaliland, Africa
Japan, Asia
Ireland, Europe
London, England
Channel Islands, United Kingdom
Barrosa, Spain
Australia, Australia
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South Africa, Africa
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South Africa, Africa
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Gibraltar, Spain
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India, Asia
Norwich, Norfolk
Japan, Asia
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Chester, Cheshire
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Dunfermline, Fifeshire
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Canada, North America
Norwich, Norfolk
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Somaliland, Africa
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Olonne, France
Gibraltar, Spain
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Ireland, Europe
India, Asia
Burma, Asia
Ireland, Europe
South Africa, Africa
South Africa, Africa
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