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Letter from Mary Benson to Sampson enclosing documents and copies of documents relating to Winnie Mandela and the Mandela family, 17 June [c.1998]

MS. Sampson dep. 163
Held at the Weston Library

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Some items referred to in the letter are not present. From a bundle entitled 'Mandela Winnie (exc. Stompie)'. Includes:

  1. letter from Winnie to Mary Benson concerning the arrest and alleged torture of Wilton Mkwayi [Treasurer of the South African Congress of Trade Unions], urging Benson to convey this information to the [ANC] office, and also referring to the torture of Paul Joseph, 8 Oct. 1964
  2. 'MB's 'Experience' of Winnie. Leading to 1969 Trial', notes by Mary Benson about the circumstances of the arrest, detention and trial of Winnie Mandela in 1969-1970, [c.1990], word-processed
  3. printed record of proceedings in the trial, State v Morgan and others, [in which Winnie Mandela was a defendant], relating to the kidnap and assault of Stompie Moeketsi Seipei and three other youths, Mar. and Jun. 1993


  • Creation: 17 June [c.1998]


1 folder

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Sampson dep. 163

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