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Letter from Colonel John Frederick Maurice to General Lord Wolseley, 1890, about a recently published letter by Maurice concerning the Astronomer Royal

John Frederick Maurice to Wolseley. In reply to a letter from Wolseley concerning Maurice's letter in the United Services Magazine; it was not intended as an attack on an officer, but an attempt to prevent mistakes from office of Astronomer Royal. manuscript 4pp. Also draft of same. Manuscript, 4pp

Letter from General Sir Frederick Roberts to the War Office, 1890, about promotion for Hamilton and Lieutenant Colonel William Nicholson

Printed letter from Gen Sir Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1st Bt, Commander-in-Chief in India, to Lt Gen Sir George Byng Harman, Military Secretary, War Office, requesting the promotion of Hamilton and Lt Col William Gustavus Nicholson to substantive Colonels, due to their selection for appointments on the Staff as respectively, Assistant Adjutant General for Musketry in Bengal, and Military Secretary to the Commander-in-Chief in India. 4pp

Correspondence with England while Commander-in-Chief-in-India, 1885-1887, volume 7, by General Sir Frederick Roberts

Correspondence with England while Commander in Chief-in-India, 1885-1887, volume 7 (Superintendent of Government Printing, Calcutta, 1890) of Gen Sir Frederick Sleigh Roberts, Commander-in-Chief, India, including letters to Lord Randolph Henry Spencer Churchill, Secretary of State for India, with an account of military exercises at Delhi, India, 24 Jan 1886; to Edward Robert Bulwer, 1st Earl of Lytton, on the difficulties of pursuing dacoits in Burma, 20 Nov 1886; to Gen Sir Donald Martin Stewart, Bt, on the proposals of the Defence Committee for the defence of the North West Frontier, 16 Jul 1886; to FM George William Frederick Charles, 2nd Duke of Cambridge, on the progress of a scheme of mobilization against potential Russian incursions in Afghanistan, 19 May 1887, and proposing the gradual British occupation of southern Afghanistan, 11 Aug 1887. 2 copies, 2 vols

Correspondence with England while Commander-in-Chief in India, 1888-1889, volume 8, by General Sir Frederick Roberts

Correspondence with England while Commander-in-Chief in India, 1888-1889, volume 8 (Superintendent of Government Printing, Calcutta, 1890) of Gen Sir Frederick Sleigh Roberts, Commander-in-Chief, India, including letters to FM George William Frederick Charles, 2nd Duke of Cambridge, on the composition and state of the British garrison at Lucknow, India, 12 Feb 1888; to Lord Randolph Henry Spencer Churchill, on the proposed reform of the Punjab States army and progress of the North West Frontier railway, 4 Nov 1888; to Edward Robert Bulwer, 1st Earl of Lytton, and FM Robert Cornelis Napier, 1st Baron Napier of Magdala, on the prospect of extending the railway to Kandahar, Afghanistan, and the state of fortifications at Quetta, Rawalpindi and Attock, 7-8 Feb 1889. 2 copies, 2 vols

Correspondence with India while Commander-in-Chief in Madras, 1881-1885, volume 3 by General Sir Frederick Roberts

Correspondence with India while Commander-in-Chief in Madras, 1881-1885, volume 3 (Government Central Printing Office, Simla, 1890) of Gen Sir Frederick Sleigh Roberts,Commander-in-Chief, India, comprising letters on army administration in India, including to the Rt Hon Mountstuart Elphinstone Grant-Duff, Governor of Madras, on the establishment of an intelligence branch of the Quarter Master General's department at Ootacamund, 9 Mar 1882 and on the Russian threat to Afghanistan, 1 Dec 1883; to Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall, Lieutenant Governor of North Western Provinces, proposing that ambitious Indian troops should enter the Indian Civil Service than seek higher military office, 24 Sept 1884; to Gen Sir Donald Martin Stewart, Bt, Lord Randolph Henry Spencer Churchill and FM George William Frederick Charles, 2nd Duke of Cambridge, on Roberts succeeding Stewart as Commander-in-Chief, India, 26 Jul 1885; memorandum of his proposal for a fortified site at Secunderabad, 15 Apr 1882; memorandum on the potential use of machine guns, 25 Jan 1885. 2 copies, 2 vols

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