Various printed papers concerning the 4th Earl of Minto relating to the Army Department. Edit


Component Unique Identifier
Level of Description


  • 1900-1912, undated. (Creation)


  • 183 Leaves (Whole)



  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Arrangement

    183 folios.

  • Scope and Contents

    The contents are as follows. (i) Correspondence and papers concerning army commissions for Indians 1909-1912 (folio 1); (ii) Papers concerning rumours of a mutiny, 1900 (folio 62); (iii) Memorandum concerning a meeting of Lieutenant-Generals, 1905 (folio 68); (iv) Note of a redistribution scheme for garrisons, undated (folio 71); (v) Correspondence and papers on prostitution in the army cantonments, 1907 (folio 83); (vi) Report of the subcommittee of the Imperial Defence Committee, on the military requirements of the Empire for the defence of the North-West Frontier, 1907 (folio 102); (vii) Return of the strength of the army, European and Indian, 1908 (folio 114); (viii) Memorandum on the duties of a general staff, 1907 (folio 116); (ix) Papers and correspondence relating to Indian officers, and to relations between Indian and British troops, 1907 (folio 117); (x) Memorandum on the capitation rate for the army in India, 1908 (folio 143); (xi) Report on the volunteer force in India, 1909 (folio 146); (xii) Miscellaneous papers on cavalry school, 1909, and on Indian Army law amendment, 1910; a map of the roads between Siliguri and Gyangtse by Douglas Haig, undated ; and a memorandum on the strength of local land forces in the British dominions overseas excluding India, 1905 (folio 167).