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Papers relating to South Africa, 1901-7

Dep. Monk Bretton 91
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. Miscellaneous papers, both manuscript and printed (including press cuttings), relating to the Transvaal and the Orange River Colony, including lists of applicants for official posts, 1901; reports on the finances of the two colonies, 1901-2; the report of Transvaal Concessions Commission, 1901; and a letter from Gerard Craig Sellar about his visit to West Transvaal, 1902; minutes of the proceedings of a meeting of representatives of various Johannesburg organisations about the Transvaal's contribution to the war debt, 1903; copy of the Transvaal Leader, containing address on labour question, 1903
  2. Printed and manuscript papers relating to immigration, resettlement and repatriation, 1901-3
  3. Miscellaneous printed and manuscript papers comprising a paper on rectification of the boundaries of Natal, 1901; Notes on the Pretoria-Pietersburg railway and other railways, n.d. (?1902); notes on proclamations of martial law, 1902; a letter about a bequest to Ons Land, 1902; copy of a letter of J. G. Sprigg to Milner, 1902; paper on the proposed South African Army Corps, n.d.; copies of correspondence regarding South African medals, 1902-3; copies of correspondence about the Consolidated Gold Fields of South Africa and labour supply, 1902-3; copies of correspondence and reports relating to compensation claims for war losses and relief, 1903
  4. A report on police duties by the South African Constabulary sent by Sir Robert Baden-Powell, 1903
  5. Three letters on Natal affairs, early 1903
  6. A letter from Onslow to Chamberlain (with enclosures) on South African loans, labour, rebels etc., Feb. 1903
  7. Notebook containing an essay by Monk Bretton on South African affairs, n.d. [1907]
  8. Proof of an article by Monk Bretton entitled `South African loyalty' for The Nineteenth Century, May 1907


  • Creation: 1901-7


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English


Dep. Monk Bretton 91

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Weston Library
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