Cantonments Regulations and Acts

Scope and Content

Legislative documents and other official directives collected by Henry J Wilson. Also a facsimile 'Registration ticket for a common prostitute', used in Bombay in 1882 and 'Facsimile of a registration ticket of examination issued to a prostitute in India in 1892'

Publications:

- pamphlet 'Act No XIV of 1868, an Act for the Prevention of certain Contagious Diseases, passed by the Governor General of India in Council'

- leaflet 'Act No XXVI of 1868, an Act to enable Municipalities to provide for Lock Hospitals, passed by the Governor General of India in Council'

- pamphlet 'Papers relating to Buddhist Temporalities' c.1876

- book 'Cantonment Regulations, Act XXII of 1864' issued by the Office of the Quarter Master General in India, 1 Aug 1877, Calcutta, 1881 (2 copies with manuscript notes)

- pamphlet of the Cantonment Act 1897 [in Hindi]

- pamphlet 'The Cantonments Act 1889' (manuscript notes)

- pamphlet 'Act No XV of 1897, an Act to repeal the Cantonments Act Amendments Act, 1895, and to amend the Cantonments Act, 1889, passed by the Governor General of India in Council'

- pamphlet 'East India (Cantonments Act and Regulations): Copy of the Cantonments Act 1897 and of the Cantonment Regulations, 1897' London: HMSO, 1898

- book 'Cantonment Regulations framed under Act XXII of 1864 and Act III of 1880' published by the Office of the Quarter Master General in India, 1 Apr 1887

- pamphlet 'East India (Contagious Diseases).... Copy of a Circular Memorandum by the Quartermaster General in India (Sir John Gorst)' London: Henry Hansard and Co, 17 Jun 1888

- pamphlet 'East India (Contagious Diseases Acts). Copy of the Despatch from the Secretary of State for India in Council to the Indian Government, with respect to the Contagious Diseases Acts and the Cantonment Acts, and Regulations of that Country. (Mr Stansfeld)' London: Henry Hansard and Co, 17 May 1888

- pamphlet 'Copy of memorandum on the treatment of Prostitution in Indian Cantonments from 1888 to 1910....from the Right Honourable James Stuart and Mr Henry J Wilson MP of Nov 3 1910'

- 'Memorandum and Annexure' (letter 04745-1 (A.G.5)) from H Hudson, Adjutant General in India, to general commanding officers re authorisation to close down brothels in cantonments. Issued from Army Headquarters, Simla, 2 Aug 1918

For following publications consult The Women's Library printed collections catalogue :

- pamphlet 'East India (Cantonment Regulations): Instructions issued by the Government of India on the Cantonment Regulations 1897' London: HMSO, 1898 (ref 349.54052534 GRE)

- pamphlet 'Contagious Diseases Ordinances (Colonies) Copies of correspondence, or Extracts therefrom, relating to the Repeal of Contagious Diseases Ordinances and Regulations in the Crown Colonies. (Mr James Stuart)' London: Henry Hansard and Co, 16 Sep 1887 (ref 345.02534 GRE)

- pamphlet 'Contagious Diseases Ordinances (Colonies) Further supplementary return to an address of the honourable the House of Commons dated 26 August 1887 .... (in continuation of [H.C. 59], March 1889) / Colonial Office (ref 345.02534 GRE)

- pamphlet 'Contagious Diseases Ordinances (Colonies) Supplementary return to an address of the honourable the House of Commons dated 26 August 1887 ... (in continuation of [H.C. 347] September 1887) / Colonial Office (ref 345.02534 GRE)

- pamphlet 'Contagious Diseases Ordinances (Colonies) Return to an address of the honourable the House of Commons dated 30 April 1894 ... frelating to the repeal or enactment of contagious diseases ordinances and regulations in the colonies / Colonial Office' (ref 349.171241052534 GRE)

- leaflet 'Act No IX of 1888, an Act to repeal certain enactments relating to the Contagious Diseases, passed by the Governor General of India in Council' (ref 349.54052534 IND)

- pamphlet 'The Cantonments Act, 1889' printed by the Government of India Central Printing Office (ref 345.02534 IND)

- 'East India (Cantonments Act) Return to an address of the honourable the House of Commons dated 12 June 1890....' (ref 345.02534 GRE)

- 'Contagious Diseases Regulations (Perak and Malay States). Return to an address of the honourable the House of Commons dated 30 April 1894 ...' (ref 345.02534 GRE)

- pamphlet 'East India (Contagious Diseases)... Return 'in respect of each cantonment of other place where soldiers are stationed in India...' London : HMSO, 1909 (ref 349.54052534 GRE)

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Rusty staples removed from pamphlets, some require stitching. Two booklets in poor repair