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Official: Cabinet: Congo: Correspondence and prints., 16 Mar 1903 - 05 Nov 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 21/7

Scope and Contents

Material on the Belgian annexation of the Congo including: telegrams and memoranda from Sir Edward Grey [Foreign Secretary]; telegrams from [Etienne] Davignon, the Belgian Foreign Minister; a memorandum on taxation and currency; reforms promised by Belgium; a map of the Belgian Congo [later Zaire, then the Democratic Republic of the Congo]; allegations of illegal treatment of natives by the Belgian company Societe Anonyme Belge and a letter from Arthur Conan Doyle.


  • Creation: 16 Mar 1903 - 05 Nov 1909

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1 file(s) (1 bound file (28 folios including 11 pamphlets))

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