Papers and correspondence

Archive Unit
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 AMS/C/03/02
  • Former Reference
      GB 106 D1
  • Dates of Creation
      1893-1908
  • Physical Description
      1 folder

Scope and Content

Correspondence, parliamentary papers, press cuttings and notes regarding the Cantonments Committee and Dr Bushnell and Mrs Andrew's evidence. Collected by Henry J Wilson

Includes:

- 'Notes for the cross-examination of Official Witnesses' to the Committee 1893

- printed letter to Secretary of State for India in response to 'the allegations regarding the administration of the Cantonment Act of 1889 and the regulations issued under that Act'. Simla, 11 Jul 1893 (2 copies with manuscript notes)

- papers concerning the residence of prostitutes in Meean Meer 1893

- Mr Stead's account of interview with Lord Roberts, May 1893

- copies of correspondence between James Stansfeld and the India Office (George Russell), 1893

- list of documents used by Cantonments Committee 1893 (index)

- 'Index to Ladies' Evidence and also to Bell's' used by Henry J Wilson

- letter to W McLaren dated 24 Dec 1894 concerning Bushnell and Andrew's report

- printed 'Minute by His Excellency General Sir George S White... Charges against the Indian Cantonmnet Act 1889'

- statements of Mr Teskey (soldier) and Mr Thomas (missionary) on prostitutes and hospital arrangements in India, 18 Oct 1908

- 'Suggested line of action by the British Committee on the Indian Cantonments question' by Mr Gregory, 13 Feb 1908

Press cuttings:

- 'Is Vice Regulated by the State in India?: Interview with General Lord Roberts' from 'The Christian Commonwealth' dated 11 May 1893

- 'Is Vice Regulated by the State in India?: Interview with an 'old soldier'' from 'The Christian Commonwealth' 25 May 1893