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(Untitled), 23 May 1891

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/54/70-71

Scope and Contents

Letter from Hugh Rayner (Dixon's Hotel, Mafeking [South Africa]) to Lord Randolph [Churchill] in which he describes various uncomfortable journeys he has taken and the places he has stayed in at Kimberley and Vryburg. He explains that he was not able to inspect the de Beers mines; that he has recommended that the under chef and a servant boy should not continue with the expedition; and reports that the expedition has been described as well-organised.


  • Creation: 23 May 1891

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