Sir James Meston (1st Baron Meston), I.C.S.
Donated by the 3rd Baron Meston
MS materials including drafts of monographs, etc.:
- Undated notes on ‘Introducing the Financial Statement’.
- Letter from Meston to his father on Coronation Durbar, 8 January 1903. 9ff.
- Extracts from (a) letter from Minto to Valentine Chirol, 1 May 1910 on the effects of a recall of a Viceroy; (b) letter to Arthur Elliot, 31 August 1910 on respective rights of Secretary of State and Government of India. 2ff.
- Note on the Future System of Government at Baghdad. No author, undated, page 1 only. 1 f.
- Letter from Aga Khan to Meston explaining his criticisms of Meston and the British contribution to India, 24 December 1919. 3ff.
- Telegrams and correspondence concerning the Duke of Connaught’s tour of India, 1920. 4ff.
- Letter from Lord Curzon about the time of a talk in the House of Lords, 23 May 1921. 1f.
- Letter from Sidney Peel about the time of a talk 15 June 1922. 1f.
- Letters from the Mayos, New York on role of Christianity in India and publications. 14 May and 10 December 1931.
- Miscellaneous items found in various books belonging to Meston.
- Map of Delhi in 1857.
- Miscellaneous Press Cuttings.
- Ephemera connected with Meston’s voyage to India, October December 1935 on S.S. Maloja.
- Notes on Max Muller’s ‘Science of Language’ and other items.
(The contents of this box were previously listed as Box 2, items 1-14)