Found in 246 Collections and/or Records:
Letter from General Sir Ian Hamilton, Oriental Palace Hotel, Yokohama, Japan, to WSC, on the Russian-Japanese war.
Letter from General Sir Ian Hamilton, British Legation Tokyo, Japan, to WSC, on the Russian-Japanese war.
Letter from General Sir Ian Hamilton, Head Quarters, First Army, to WSC, criticism of the War Office and the Army Council, and commenting on the Russia-Japan war.
Letter from General Sir Ian Hamilton to WSC, on WSC's decision to "cross the floor" of the House of Commons, and on the Russia-Japan war.
Letter from William J Bills (151 Brownhill Road, Catford, [London]) to WSC reporting Socialist allegations that WSC was responsible for the spending of a hundred million pounds to overthrow the Bolsheviks and asking for information with which Bills can refute this.
Letter from Sir Picton Bagge (British Embassy, 8 Rue Belliard, Brussels, [Belgium]) to WSC reminding him of the scheme he (Bagge) put forward in 1919 "for evicting the Bolsheviks from Russia by means of an Anglo-German financial-industrial combination", summarising his subsequent career, and congratulating WSC on his electoral victory [in the Epping Division of Essex].
Note from C C Ennals quoting from a telegram from the Chief of Staff of Grand Duke Nicholas giving the instructions which have been issued to Admiral Andrei Eberhardt [Commander of the Russian Black Sea Fleet]. With notes on the circulation and translation of the document (13-14 March) and note by WSC that it should be telegraphed textually to Vice-Admiral Sackville Carden (13 March). Printed copy. French with parallel English translation. Another copy at CHAR 2/81/19.
Note from C C Ennals quoting from a telegram from the Chief of Staff of Grand Duke Nicholas giving the instructions which have been issued to Admiral Andrei Eberhardt [Commander of the Russian Black Sea Fleet]. With notes on the circulation and translation of the document (13-14 Mar) and note by WSC that it should be telegraphed textually to Vice-Admiral Sackville Carden (13 Mar). Printed copy. French with parallel English translation. Another copy at CHAR 2/74/62.
Note in French conveying to Lord Kitchener the information from the Grand Duke Nicholas that the Russian land forces which will attack Constantinople [Turkey] will wait for the orders of the naval commanders before going into action. With note from [Lord Kitchener] that WSC is to see this and that he did so. Printed copy.
Continuation of a detailed report to the secretary of the Admiralty by a member of the Royal Naval Air Service Armoured Car Division (Kozova, Austria) on the effects of the March revolution in Russia on Russian military discipline and support for the war, and the operations of the Armoured Car Division in Russia against Austrian and German forces, including details of casualties. Typescript copy.
Letter from Commander Oliver Locker-Lampson (48 Dover Street, [London]) to WSC enclosing a letter to Sir Edward Carson [later Lord Carson] stating the case for sending police forces composed of Allied troops to Russia [see CHAR 2/95/73-81].
Letter from Lord Wimborne [earlier Ivor Guest and Lord Ashby St Ledgers] to WSC referring to the speech of Sir Joseph Compton-Rickett on the grave war situation, denying that Bolshevik Russia has any claim on Britain, expressing confidence that German power is set off by English-speaking solidarity, urging WSC to his use his influence "in the direction of sane accommodation", and referring to the Convention in Ireland.
Letter from [WSC] to [Lord Curzon] on the inconsistency of Britain both feeding and fighting the Bolsheviks and on Curzon's support for the recognition of Alexander Kolchak. Typescript copy.
Letter from WSC (War Office) to [David Lloyd George] asking whether he should ignore a recent article in the Sunday Times claiming that he foresees the fall of Lloyd George and his own assumption of the leadership of a powerful "Central" party [see CHAR 2/105/55]. Believes that in the peace talks President Woodrow Wilson "having quarrelled with Italy will have to be extra-civil to the British Empire", and notes the good progress of Alexander Kolchak's cause in Russia. Copy.
Letter from WSC (War Office) to Lord Curzon enclosing a note from Sir Henry Wilson [not present] asking whether it is not possible to recognise Alexander Kolchak as "the Russian Government" without defining its actual territorial scope. Typescript copy.
Letter from Lord Curzon (1 Carlton House Terrace, [London]) to WSC reporting that the title "The Provisional Government of Siberia" is preferred to the Russian Government or the Russian National Government as the designation for Admiral Alexander Kolchak's regime.
Letter from Walter Long [later Lord Long] (Admiralty) to [WSC] thanking him for his testimonial to the services of Rear-Admiral Thomas Jackson and noting that there is evidence for the existence of "a concerted action amongst the extreme labour people against intervention in Russia.".
Letter from 1st Lord Rothermere [earlier Sir Harold Harmsworth] (Benenden, Kent) to WSC: "I am not vexed with you personally but I am with your Russian policy. The latter is the devil." Annotated with WSC's reply that he does not mind political differences but would have been sorry if they had become personally estranged. Suggests they meet "when Russian affairs are no longer so tiresome.".
Letter from WSC (War Office) to General Jan Smuts thanking him for his support during the war, paying tribute to the recently deceased Louis Botha, and expressing confidence that he will resolve his "Russian troubles." Typescript copy.
Letter from Sir Abe Bailey (38 Bryanston Square, [London]) to WSC reporting that people have expressed disappointment with David Lloyd George's speech on Russia but have praised WSC's.
Letter from WSC (War Office) to Lord Curzon arguing that telegrams from Denmark [see CHAR 2/106/142 and CHAR 2/106/143] show that Maxim Litvinoff's "one object is to get an indefinite footing outside Soviet Russia and to open up questions wh go far beyond the limits of the negotiations wh you have authorised." Annotated with Curzon's reply: "1 am well aware of it & am keeping watch." Copy.