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Tsessebe Dam, Tati Concessions, 1910 - 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/57

Scope and Contents

128 x 102 mm. A view from downriver looking back towards the dam and reservoir. The Tati Concessions, centred around Francistown, were originally part of Matabeleland. Gold was discovered in the area in the mid 1860s and a mineral concession, which passed through many hands, was obtained from Lobengula in 1869 and lasted up to independence.

Dates

  • 1910 - 1911

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, slight overall fading.

General

PJ.

Originator(s)

Butler, E O, fl 1910, clerk and Assistant Resident Magistrate

Finding aid date

2002-10-24 11:21:27+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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