Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC29/2/22/1-71
TitleCorrespondence with the Governor of Ceylon
Extent71 items
DescriptionCorrespondence with Sir Joseph West Ridgeway [Governor of Ceylon, 1896-1903]
Including /2-5, /9-18 Correspondence relating to detention and treatment of Boer prisoners, 1900-1901; /29-33 Letter from F. W. Ponsonby [Equerry to the King] to Lord Monkbretton [John William Dodson, 2nd Baron Monkbretton: Principal Private Sec to Sec of State for Colonies, 1900-1903, Colonial Office] relating to award of the coronation medal, with Colonial Office memoranda and press cutting, 1902; /37-47 Correspondence relating to alleged criminal misconduct by General Sir Hector Macdonald, with transcripts of correspondence between Sir West Ridgeway and Lord Roberts, and Sir Hector Macdonald, and copies of statements made by those involved, 1903; /48-59 Correspondence relating to suicide of Sir Herbert Macdonald, with deciphers of telegrams and Colonial Office memoranda, 1903; /61-63 Letter from Sir Joseph West Ridgeway requesting consideration for governorship of the Isle of Man, with telegram decipher, 1903
Access StatusOpen


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