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(Untitled), 02 Mar 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/26/7-8
Scope and Contents Letter from Joseph Chamberlain [Secretary of State for the Colonies], (40 Princes Gardens [London]), congratulating WSC on his work, his escape from the Boers, on his letters to the press from South Africa and also on British success in South Africa in general. He adds that he had enjoyed WSC's "River War", and looked forward to his account of events in South Africa. Chamberlain then comments on the lessons of the Boer War, praising the bravery and endurance of the "rank and file" but...
Dates: 02 Mar 1900
Conditions Governing Access: Open

(Untitled), 02 Nov 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/66/8-9
Scope and Contents Letter from [Sir] Bindon Blood (Meerut [India]) to Lady Randolph Churchill in which he discusses Indian affairs including his pleasure at [Albert Edward] Prince of Wales]'s agreement that Indian princes who have received an English education should be allowed to serve in the British army; approval for Queen [Victoria's] treatment of "Indian 'swells'"; and the problem posed by Indian women who are "left in intellectual darkness". He also comments on the appointment of Sir George White [as...
Dates: 02 Nov 1899
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