The Papers of Maj Gen Sir Frederick Barton Maurice (1871-1951)
and Maj Gen Sir (John) Frederick Maurice (1841-1912)
MAURICE 2 John Frederick Maurice papers
MAURICE 2/1 Gen Sir Archibald Hunter to Gen [John Frederick Maurice]
1885 Sep 4
Gen Sir Archibald Hunter to Gen [John Frederick Maurice]: Akasheh. Congratulating him on his promotion. His work with refugees; homesick. Manuscript, 4pp
1896 Jul 12
Gen Sir Archibald Hunter to Gen [John Frederick Maurice]: Halfa. On the Egyptian army. Manuscript, 7pp
1897 Nov 29
Gen Sir Archibald Hunter to Gen [John Frederick Maurice]: Berber. Dervishes and Osman Digna's flight. Present situation in Sudan, transport problems, refugees etc. Possible events in 1898. Manuscript, 24pp
1898 Feb 15
Gen Sir Archibald Hunter to Gen [John Frederick Maurice]: Berber. Criticises journalists and gives his account of events since his arrival at Berber on 6 Sep 1897. The railway extension to Abu Hamed; size of troops; expected final stand at Obdurman. Carbon Manuscript, 10pp
1698 Oct 14
Gen Sir Archibald Hunter to Gen [John Frederick Maurice]: Khartoum. Description of the Battle of Obdurman. Comments on the future for the people. Typed copy with manuscript alterations 9pp
MAURICE 2/2/1-42 Gen Sir Garnet Wolseley
1879 Apr 2
Gen Sir Garnet Wolseley, Government Hse., Cyprus, to John Frederick Maurice. Latter's appointment as his Private Secretary at £ 450 p.a.; advice about travel arrangements. Astonishment at Government allowing command to fall into [Maj - Gen] Grealock's hands. Enclosing cypher slips [not here]. Manuscript, 3pp
 Aug 17
John Frederick Maurice [?] Kraal, to [Wolseley]. Pursuit of Cetewayo; requests reconnaissance from all posts. Manuscript, 1p
 Aug 18
John Frederick Maurice to Gen Sir Garnet Wolseley. Umpootoo's Kraal. Information from Cetewayo's followers. Manuscript, 6pp
 Aug 18
John Frederick Maurice to Gen Sir Garnet Wolseley. pm. Sirdar. Manuscript, 7pp
1879 Aug 21
John Frederick Maurice. Copy of memo to Capt Barton, ordering him to despatch 50 of the native infantry contingent to a certain drift. [Papers torn on right hand side] Manuscript, 1p
1879 Aug 22
John Frederick Maurice to Gen [Wolseley], from Calanini's Lower Kraal. Further news of the chase. Manuscript, 18pp
1879 Aug 27
Forbes, Ulundi to Daily News, Capetown. Press telegram giving details of the pursuit since previous week. Carbon Manuscript, 36pp
1879 Nov 30
Wolseley to Mrs Maurice, informing her of her husband's wound and his expected return. Praises his courage. Manuscript, 4pp
Wolseley to [John Frederick Maurice] on the possibility of his writing an article on [Maj - Gen George] Colley, for his death. Disgraceful peace made by Wood. [Incomplete] Manuscript, 4pp
1886 Jan 14
H. Brackenbury to Wolseley that he has not yet received a proof of Maurice's History of the 1882 Campaign. Note added by Wolseley [to John Frederick Maurice] to hurry-up with it. Dated 15 July. Manuscript, 2pp
1889 Jan 3
Henry Green to Wolseley about possibility of publishing Maurice's article on war in Encyclopedia Britannica in another form. Note added by Wolseley [to John Frederick Maurice], hoping that he will have this done. Manuscript, 3pp
1889 Nov 30
H. Brackenbury to Wolseley. Sending copy of the paper which is for discussion at that day's Cabinet Meeting [not here], and asking to be sent for if preparations are to be made for any of the operations. Manuscript, 2pp
1890 Aug 31
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
1890 Sep 8
W.H.M. Christie [Astronomer Royal] to Wolseley thanking him for his intervention with John Frederick Maurice in matter of article. Manuscript, 4pp
1890 Nov 19
Wolseley, Royal Hospital Dublin, to John Frederick Maurice. Asks him to correct an enclosed article on the Slave Trade and take it to The Times. He has written the article at the request of King Leopold of the Belgians. Manuscript, 3pp
Wolseley, Castle Boro, Enniscorthy, Ireland, to John Frederick Maurice. On his Moltke article [for United Services Magazine]. Expects Maurice to give lectures on 5th and 8th Dec after his return [to England]. Manuscript, 4pp
Wolseley [to John Frederick Maurice]. His denunciation of [the government's] proposal [on Home Rule in Ireland]. [Incomplete] Manuscript, 4pp
1894 Jan 21
Wolseley, Royal Hospital Dublin, to Mrs Maurice. Asks if Maurice is well as he has not heard from him, and requests return of his second volume of Marlborough for indexing. Manuscript, 3pp
1894 Jun 11
Wolseley, Royal Hospital Dublin to John Frederick Maurice. Concerning removal of an inefficient Colonel and the necessity of retirement of [Duke of Cambridge]. Still regrets Maurice did not get Woolwich post. Manuscript, 4pp
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Wolseley, Royal Hospital Dublin to [John Frederick Maurice]. Contradicting Hamley's account of his merits at Tel-el-Kabir. Leaves soon for boat trip with Sir John Pender. [Incomplete] Manuscript, 4pp
Wolseley, Royal Hospital Dublin to [John Frederick Maurice]. Same address. Interested in results of [Chino-Japanese] war rather than its proceedings. [Incomplete] manuscript 3pp. Related Material: See Maurice's letter to Wolseley on same subject on p 78 of "Sir Frederick Maurice: A Record and Essays"
1895 Jan 12
Wolseley, Royal Hospital Dublin to [John Frederick Maurice]. Same address. Asking him to find a sound denunciation of the Indian system of putting political agents to control Generals in the Field. Typed, Signed 2pp
1895 Sep 10
Wolseley, The Barracks, Mullingar, to John Frederick Maurice. He has strongly recommended Maurice for the command at Woolwich. Leaves Ireland for good on 29th. Manuscript, 3pp
Wolseley, Royal Hospital Dublin to [John Frederick Maurice]. Comes to London in May for promotion board. Anxious about United Services Magazine and hopes it pays under new management. [Incomplete] Manuscript, 2pp
1897 Oct 5
Wolseley, W.O. to Mrs Maurice. Concerning a copy of a letter to be sent to him by Lady A. Russell. Hopes she has found Fred well after his return. Encloses Lady Russell's letter [below]. Manuscript, 3pp
1897 Oct 5
[Lady] Laura Russell to Wolseley. About the letters mentioned above, and recommending works of interest. Manuscript, 4pp
1899 Jan 16
Wolseley, Eaton Square to Mrs Maurice, in reply to her letter of condolence at the death of his brother. Manuscript, 1p
1899 Aug 31
Wolseley to Col Gordon McCabe, replying to his letter about writing a life of General Lee. Copied by McCabe with his notes for Frederick Barton Maurice. 8 Jul 1914. Manuscript, 2pp
Wolseley to [John Frederick?] Maurice. Engagement the next day at the 'Breakfast Club'. Manuscript, 1p
1900 Dec 24
Wolseley, Farm House, Glynde, Lewes, to [John Frederick?] Maurice. Asking for information on various points about artillery in 1882. Manuscript, 1p
1901 Jan 6
Wolseley, Farm House, Glynde, Lewes, to [John Frederick?] Maurice, thanking him for his letter and sending new year greetings. Manuscript, 1p
1901 Mar 8
Wolseley to [Frederick Barton] Maurice from London, thanking him for the printed copy the speech. He has been advised by Lords not to publish it. Thanks to his father. Manuscript, 4pp
1901 Mar 11
Wolseley, Garlants Hotel, Suffolk St., to [John Frederick] Maurice. Disappointment at not meeting him that evening at Sir D. Currie's. Will have to speak Friday next. Thanks for all Maurice's recent help. Manuscript, 3pp
Wolseley, Garlants Hotel, Suffolk St., to [John Frederick] Maurice. Speaks next day and is asking C. Williams to arrange distribution of copies to press, and hopes Maurice can come over and go through his speech. Manuscript, 2pp
1901 Jun 30
J. Davidson to Wolseley, congratulating him on his speech for The Lords. Gives details of the cost of the new cubicles in The Royal Barracks. The disbanding of 3rd and 4th Battns. of Liverpool Regt. Manuscript, 3pp
1901 Nov 24
Redmond Buller to Wolseley. Informing him that Lord Ailesbury would have voted for him/in the last session if Lord Lansdowne had not told him this would involve the country seriously with two foreign powers. Manuscript, 4pp
1901 Dec 4
Capt. T. Jessop to Wolseley. Replying to Wolseley about Lord Ailesbury vote, and explaining circumstances. Encloses statement by Ailesbury. [not here] Manuscript, 4pp
Wolseley, Lewes, to [John Frederick] Maurice. Thanking him for his help [in writing his memoirs?]. Manuscript, 3pp
Wolseley, Lewes, to [John Frederick] Maurice. His winter at Merton. Move to Hampton Court soon and his pleasure with the place. Disillusionment over failure of his work in the army and the inefficient state it is still in. Manuscript, 4pp
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[no date] [1880's]
Wolseley, Manor House, Haslemere, to [John Frederick] Maurice. Details of re-arrangement of artillery etc so that they are prepared when the war comes. Manuscript, 4pp
Creation dates: [no date]
Wolseley, Manor House, Haslemere, to Mrs Maurice, thanking her for the scissors she has given. Brackenbury's letter about the Blackwood articles. Manuscript, 3pp
MAURICE 2/2/43-48 Wolseley: Semi-Official correspondence with the Queen
1896 Aug 7
Observations by the Queen on Wolseley's public remarks about Indian troops. [Incomplete] Copy Manuscript, 4pp
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1899 Mar 7
Arthur Bigge to Wolseley. Lord Salisbury to be told that the C-in-C has practically no control over discipline of the Army. In India and Ireland the C-in-C is invested with this responsibility and it would inevitably come under British C-in-C directly war was declared. Encloses letters from Duke of Connaught [not here] about supplying Sirdar with British force when it is decided to operate against the Kalifta. No. 240 Manuscript, 8pp
1899 Mar 8
Wolseley to the Queen, reply to above. Copy with one insertion on separate sheet. No. 241 Manuscript, 4pp. Related Material: Printed at p. 293-5 of "The Life of Lord Wolseley".
1900 Feb 11
Wolseley to Lord Lansdowne, offering his resignation over Cabinet's refusal to raise troops. Draft. No. 258 Manuscript, 2pp. Related Material: Printed at p. 323 of 'The Life of Lord Wolseley'.
1900 Sep 30
Wolseley to Lord Lansdowne. On being informed that Lord Roberts will succeed him. Copy. No. 267. Manuscript, 1p
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1900 Nov 30
Wolseley to the Queen, on leaving the office of C-in-C. Copy. Footnote [to Lady Wolseley] enclosing Lansdowne's 'extremely weak' answer to his letter to Lord Salisbury. No 280. Manuscript, 1p. Related Material: Printed at p 324 'Life of Lord Wolseley'
MAURICE 2/2/49-51 Miscellaneous notes
[Wolseley?] Draft of speech [for House of Lord's?] on the need for the Government to befriend the country. Manuscript, 6pp
Rough notes on troops and supplies probably for movement to Ismailia. Manuscript, 3pp
Similar notes on organisation for manoeuvre. Manuscript, 1p
MAURICE 2/3 John Frederick Maurice: General Correspondence, 1872-1912
1872 Apr 25
Wellington, informing John Frederick Maurice that his essay has been awarded prize. Manuscript, 3p.
1878 Jul 17
Arch[ibald] Geillie to Bristow, asking for bearer, Capt. Maurice, to be given practical acquaintance with geology before starting to Cyprus. Manuscript, 2p.
1879 Feb 6
Wellington, about nomination for award for an orphan to charitable foundation. Manuscript, 4p.
[1880's] Jul 11
[1st Baron] Napier of Magdala outlining his plan for building barracks, canteen, school and hospitals for a British regiment. Manuscript, 4p.
1883 Mar 4
R. Gordon, giving his personal description of and views on the battle of Tel- el-Kebir. Manuscript, 16p.
1883 May 5
A.W. Kinglake, concerning papers in his possession dating before 1854. Manuscript, 1p
1883 Aug 11
John Dalyrymple Hay to Lord Hastington, to correct an error in "Hostilities without Declaration of War", in the report on the Channel Tunnel. Manuscript, 4p.
1884 May 21
J. Westlake, asking for advice on what action to take, if any, against a soldier claiming to have killed wounded men. Manuscript, 2p.
1885 Jan 8
[Maurice-] Abou Fakah, to wife, telling about his activities in Egypt, building suitable base for soldiers - garden to grow food, butchers and bakery. Incomplete] Manuscript, 28p.
1886 Jan 19
[Sir Archibald] Alison, congratulating John Frederick Maurice on his book and especially the account of Tel-el-Kebir. Manuscript, 4p.
[?] Jan 18
Edward B.Hamley, about notes on John Frederick Maurice's book, arranging meeting. Manuscript, 3p.
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1886 May 30
Edward Hamley, asking what has became of John Frederick Maurice's '82 Campaign History. Manuscript, 2p.
1886 Jun 11
Edward Hamley, about John Frederick Maurice's History and asking about the writing of encyclopaedia articles. Manuscript, 4p.
1886 Jul 31
D.W. [Crick?] to Mrs Maurice, wanting information on Donegal. Manuscript, 3p.
1886 Nov 19
Edward Hamley, enquiring again about John Frederick Maurice's History of the '82 Campaign. Manuscript, 2p.
1886 Nov 24
Edward Hamley, asking about alterations to book John Frederick Maurice has made. Manuscript, 3p.
1886 Nov 25
Edward Hamley, raising points on John Frederick Maurice's revised edition and asking to meet in order to discuss them fully. Manuscript, 4p.
Edward Hamley, raising more points about revised edition, and errors concerning the movements of his brigade. Manuscript, 2 p.
1886 Nov 26
Edward Hamley, about further corrections to the book, just to his point of view, as he never received recognition, he wants accuracy. Manuscript, 4p.
1886 Nov 29
Edward Hamley, asking about the table of losses for the book, and contradicting Sir Archibald Alison, as to orders given by him for the final advance. Manuscript, 4p.
1886 Dec 1
Edward Hamley, clarifying his views on Sir Archibald Alison's claim. Manuscript, 4p.
1887 Mar 3
Sir Archibald Alison, writing to arrange a meeting with John Frederick Maurice. Manuscript, 2p.
1887 Nov 4
G.R. Glug, praising John Frederick Maurice's articles on the military condition of Europe. Manuscript, 4p.
1887 Dec 24
Edward Hamley, asking for information from John Frederick Maurice. Manuscript, 1p.
1888 Sep 4
Hugh [Mulden?], asking whether John Frederick Maurice received his criticism on 'Balance of Military Power in Europe'. Manuscript, 3p.
1889 Feb 24
[Gardiner], about his friend, the son of Admiral Sir Graham Moore, and nephew of Sir John Moore. Encloses letter from Lord Aberdare. Manuscript, 4p. Incomplete
1889 Apr 1
Lord Aberdare to Colonel Malcolm, about the book on Sir John Moore which Malcolm is to write, offering advice. Manuscript, 4p.
1889 Apr 28
Gardiner, about his discovery of Sir John Moore's correspondence which he believes will be of help to John Frederick Maurice in his work. Manuscript, 6p.
Mrs M. Oliphant to Mrs Maurice, inviting her to visit. Manuscript, 2p.
1890 Feb 16
Lord Aberdare, promising to send the manuscript of Sir John Moore's Journals to John Frederick Maurice, and asking for a copy of "Hostilities". Manuscript, 3p.
1890, Apr 17
Général Bualmont, discussing the part with England over Belgian neutrality, with reference to John Frederick Maurice's 'The Balance of Power'. Manuscript, 14p.
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1890 May 18
Octavia Hill, declining to write an article on the Cadet Corps, but suggesting another author, and giving news of the Corps. Manuscript, 4p.
1890 Nov 1
Lord Dufferin, giving information about Wellington at Waterloo, after reading John Frederick Maurice's articles on Waterloo. Manuscript, 3p.
Sir Evelyn Wood, thanking John Frederick Maurice for information sent about his regiment. Manuscript, 6p.
1891 May 31
Certificate granting John Frederick Maurice dignity of Companion of the Order of the Bath. 2p.
1891 Jun 9
Grenfell congratulating John Frederick Maurice on his C.B. Manuscript, 3p.
 Jul 12
G.F.N. Henderson, thanking him for copy of his book and praising it. Manuscript, 3p.
1891 Jul 20
[Sir] Evelyn Wood, comments on John Frederick Maurice's "War", and thanks for his copy. Manuscript, 2p.
1891 Oct 6
H.O. Arnold Foster enquiring about provision of an ammunition train for Field Batteries in the event of war. Manuscript, 3p.
1891 Oct 24
Arch[ibald] Corbes comments on an article on Moltke, mainly matters of translation. Manuscript, 4p.
1891 Oct 28
Arch[ibald] Corbes more comments about Wolsely's article on Moltke, defending his own opinions. Manuscript, 8p.
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1892 Mar 14
[?] about a report on the army to be discussed in Parliament, and references to a letter in the 'Times'. Manuscript, 8p.
1892 Apr 5
John Morley, in defence of a statement which John Frederick Maurice has taken as an offensive insult. Manuscript, 4p.
1892 May 31
Charles W. Dilke, discussing the differences between his and John Frederick Maurice's viewpoints on an alliance with the Central Powers, with reference to his "Imperial Defence" written with, Wilkinson. Manuscript, 8 p.
1892 Jun 27
Edward Palliser enclosing an extract of letter written by Baron von Müffling shortly after the Battle of Waterloo. Manuscript, 1p.
1893 Jul 27
Arch[ibald] Corbes congratulating John Frederick Maurice on his articles about Hamley. Manuscript, 1p.
Lynne Thomas, asking for John Frederick Maurice's help in recovering some papers lent to Martineau for evidence before the Royal Commission. Manuscript, 3p.
1895 Apr 12
J. Westlake about the lack of Belgian participation at the Battle of Waterloo, contrary to the statement in Wolseley's Decline and Fall of Napoleon'. Manuscript, 4p.
1895 Jun 11
W.K. [Mees?] news of John Frederick Maurice's boy, who has been taken ill. Manuscript, 4p.
1895 Jun 15
Evelyn Wood, about the surrender of Kafi Dwai in September 1882. Manuscript, 1p.
1895 Jul 15
[Sir Archibald]Alison, about Wolseley and the battle of Tel-el-Kebir. Manuscript, 4p.
1895 Jul 21
G.F.R. Henderson, with details of an incident in the Wilderness Campaign of 1864. Manuscript, 1p.
1896 May 20
F. Pollock, his views on the acceptability of a channel tunnel in the present state of Europe, Manuscript, 1p.
1896 Nov 29
Arthur [?] about letter to President of Promotion Board, its ignorance and his reply addressed to War Office. Manuscript, 4p.
1896 Dec 2
Lord Dufferin to the editor of the United Service Magazine, asking for a note to be forwarded to Captain à Court. Manuscript, 1p.
1897 Jul 30
A.J. Mahan, thanking John Frederick Maurice for his book and giving his views on the "fleet in being" theory. Manuscript, 6p.
1898 Jun 30
Sir R. Buller, his evaluations on troops and criticisms of the field. Manuscript, 3p.
1898 Oct 28
W. Hartley, details of Spencer Percival and Edward Drummond, both assassinated in the lobby of the House of Commons. Manuscript, 2p.
1898 Nov 13
[Rosebery] apologising for a mistake about Cromer. Manuscript, 1p.
1899 Jan 28
Sir R. Buller, about the Committee Report, wanting John Frederick Maurice's criticisms.
1899 Feb 1
Sir R. Buller, about John Frederick Maurice's answers to questions, and comparing their tactics. Manuscript, 4p.
1899 Feb 2
[Meatly?] to Colonel [?] explaining that he is unable to meet John Frederick Maurice. Manuscript, 3p.
1899 Feb 22
H. Brackenbuny, asking John Frederick Maurice to delay their conversation until he has settled in his new position and asking him to read an article on Sir George Colley. Manuscript, 4p.
1899 Mar 28
W.V. Butler, thanking John Frederick Maurice for his kind opinion of his book about Colley and telling of his visit to the S.African battle fields. Manuscript, 4p.
1899 Nov 14
S.S. Garstin, requesting John Frederick Maurice's help so that he can join the action. Manuscript, 4p.
1899 Nov 20
W.F. Butler, thanking John Frederick Maurice for offering to defend him in reply to newspaper accusations, but explaining why he wants no action to be taken. Manuscript, 8p.
1900 Jan 2
A. Dalzell, asking for an answer to several points raised in connection with the army. Manuscript, 4p.
1900 Mar 9
[Lt-Col Sir] Arthur Brigge, in answer to John Frederick Maurice's request to ask the Queen to visit the Herbert Hospital, and arranging details. Manuscript, 6p.
1900 Jun 30
St. John Broderick, about John Frederick Maurice's interest in the "Degeneracy of our Species". Manuscript, 3p
1900 Sep 11
W.F. Butler, offering sympathy on death of John Frederick Maurice's son. Manuscript, 2p.
1900 Oct 3
Tennyson to Lady Maurice sympathizing on death of John Frederick Maurice's son, and giving news of his son in Australia. Manuscript, 2p.
1900 Nov 18
[Earl of] Rosebery to Justinian, with news on the current situation, as explained to him in a previous letter. Manuscript, 4p.
1901 Sep 21
J.K. Kenny, commenting on the public's reaction to losses in S. Africa. Manuscript, 3p.
1901 Oct 27
[Macnane?] to John Frederick Maurice, asking him to come to see him to discuss present situation. Manuscript, 3p.
1902 Jan 9
[Lord] Roberts, declining John Frederick Maurice's offer to include their son's name on the memorial to be raised at Woolwich. Manuscript, 3p.
1903 Feb 20
Hugh McCalmont, inviting John Frederick Maurice to lecture at the Military Society of Ireland. Manuscript, 3p.
1903 May 8
St. John Broderick, about John Frederick Maurice's article and History of the War, expressing his hopes as to publishing them. Manuscript, 7p.
1903 Jul 29
St. John Broderick, telling John Frederick Maurice the Treasury's salary offer in order to write a History of the War. Manuscript, 4p.
1903 Aug 3
[Maj Gen Sir W.] Gatacre to Russell, arranging to meet to discuss the narrative, and queries as to how much information John Frederick Maurice will be allowed to use. Manuscript, 4p.
1903 Aug 13
C. Oman, about his book [History of the Peninsula War] with queries in light of John Frederick Maurice possessing Moore's diary. Manuscript, 6 p.
1903 Oct 10
[Lord] Roberts, recommending an officer, Colonel Philip Neville, to help John Frederick Maurice in writing his book. Manuscript, 3p.
1903 Nov 4
[Lord] Roberts, returning chapters of John Frederick Maurice's book, and hopeful about the Cabinet's decision on the future of the book. Manuscript, 3p.
1903 Dec 6
Julia Moore, thanking John Frederick Maurice for dedicating the life of her uncle, Sir John Moore, to her. Manuscript, 1p.
1904 Feb 3
[Lord] Roberts, sending a new proof which he has just received. Manuscript, 2p.
1904 Mar 8
Herbert Maxwell, in praise of John Frederick Maurice's work on Sir John Moore, which clarifies many points. Manuscript, 4p.
1904 Mar 27
J.L. Russell, with comments on John Frederick Maurice's "Moore" and enclosing a copy from Broadwood's letter about Bloomfontein. Manuscript, 5p.
1904 May 1
[S?] J. Mehan about a review of John Frederick Maurice's "Moore" he has written for the New York Sun. Manuscript, 3p.
1904 May 5
Redvers Buller, criticising the account of Corunna written by one of John Frederick Maurice's aides as bad history and bad journalism, and enclosing letter he wrote to the aide. Manuscript, 4p.
1904 Jun 1
Evelyn Wood, in praise of John Frederick Maurice's "Moore". Manuscript, 3p.
1904 Jun 2
[Lord] Roberts, arranging a lunch meeting with John Frederick Maurice. Manuscript, 2p.
1904 Jun 18
Redvers Buller, sending more of his views and a letter from Schofield [not enclosed] in reference to a recent talk with John Frederick Maurice. Manuscript, 3p.
1904 Aug 7
Redvers Buller, about letters he wrote while in S. Africa, inviting John Frederick Maurice to go through them. Manuscript, 4p.
1904 Aug 
Redvers Buller, in reference to John Frederick Maurice's proposed visit to see the letters. Manuscript, 3p.
1904 Aug 28
[Lord] Roberts, wishing to discuss a chapter of the book with John Frederick Maurice. Manuscript, 2p.
1905 Feb 6
J. Chamberlain, his views on John Frederick Maurice's official history. Manuscript, 3p.
1905 Aug 8
Copies of remarks by Lord Milner to Major Gretton on Lord Roberts' assumption of command in S. Africa. Copies sent to John Frederick Maurice and Col. Altham c/o Official History. Typed 8p.
[D,...... onaly?] offering John Frederick Maurice use of his notes for writing the history of the war. Manuscript, 3p.
1906, Sep 7
[Rt. Hon] R.B. Haldane informing John Frederick Maurice of his appointment to be Colonel Commandant, Royal Artillery. 1p.
1906 Oct 4
[Maj-Gen Sir] R. Pole Carew sending John Frederick Maurice his notes on the war in S. Africa and explaining why they differ so much from Lord Roberts', Manuscript, 4p.
1907 Jan 3
John Frederick Maurice to Lord Roberts, about the book "Hostilities without Declaration", comments on Lords Lansdowne and Aberdare's views on the Tunnel. Manuscript, 2p.
1907 Jan 11
John Frederick Maurice to Lord Lansdowne, explaining the truth about the 1870 beginning of war between France and Germany, Canning's seizure of the Danish fleet, and the closeness of war and politics. [Draft] Manuscript, 4p.
1907 Jan 21
[Lord] Lansdowne, in answer to above and pointing out the ambiguity of John Frederick Maurice's controversial statement. 3p.
1907 May 7
Lt. Col. Leetham, informing John Frederick Maurice that Royal United Service Institution has decided toward him the Chesney Gold Medal. Typed, Signed, 1p.
1907 Jul 4
[Visct] Midleton, to inform John Frederick Maurice of the situation with Haldane. Manuscript, 2p.
1912 Jan 13
[Lord] Roberts to Lady Maurice, offering his condolences on her husband's death. Manuscript, 1p.
1912 Jan 14
Cantuar, Arch. of Canterbury to Lady Maurice, offering condolences on John Frederick Maurice's death and praising his achievements. Manuscript, 8p.
[Lord] Roberts to Lady Maurice about her pension. Manuscript, 1p.
John Frederick Maurice to [?]. [Incomplete page 3 only.] Typed Signed.
[?] to Mr. Kinglake, about Napoleon's coup d'etat in France in 1852, and suggesting why war with England was then inevitable. Manuscript, 7p.
[Lt. Gen. Sir Gerald] Morton, criticising a Commission of Enquiry. Incomplete Manuscript, 4p.
[?] Notes about the allied armies advance into France against Napoleon, Feb-March 1814, with sketch maps. Incomplete Manuscript, 18p.
[1900-03?] Jan 22
[Sir D], Drury-Lowe to [Maj-Gen JCK] Fox on battle [Tel-el-Kabir?] Manuscript, 8p
Telegram messages from [Lord] Norfolk regarding his move with troops from Cape Town. Copied. Manuscript, 2p.
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- Apr 6 [pre 1885]
[Sir] Baldwyn Leighton to Capt. Maurice about the situation in asiatic Turkey & John Frederick Maurice's work on it, mentioning a new supply of [gattings?] and Colonel Gordon's activities in Central Africa. Manuscript, 3p.
Miniature photographs. Rough notes: 6 items. Photographically reduced letters, found in envelope marked: 'Communications from Gordon' and [in another hand] 'Abdel Kadi el Sourieri Effundi Con Mudir of Dougola' The letters, written between Jan & Jun 1884 are not all complete, and partly illegible. At least 4 appear to be addressed to Frank Power, Correspondent of the "Times" who was murdered on his return from Khartoum. [The Mudir of Dougola (native Governor of Dougola) apparantly received information from Gordon on 23 June, reporting that Khartoum was still holding out and asking about the expedition from Cairo. Abdel-Kader- Egyptian Minister of War, previously Gov Gen of Sudan.] Photographic enlargements of these letters have been made by King's College.