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Miscellaneous correspondence on Times History of the South African War, 1899-10 - 1905-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/1/11

Scope and Contents

Comments and congratulations on the History, sent to LSA (and to Lionel James, special correspondent for the Times in South Africa), with correspondents including: Edmund Childers; [?] Margaret Clifford; Major-General Sir Henry Colville (2); 12th Lord Dundonald [earlier Lord Cochrane]; George Fiddes, Political Secretary to the Commander-in-Chief, South Africa, on subjects including the political situation in South Africa; Major-General Sir John French [Commander, 1st Army Corps, later 1st Lord Ypres] (6); Sir Conyngham Greene [former Chargé d’Affaires at Pretoria], on subjects including agreeing that the British Government had underestimated the Boers (2); 1st Lord Goschen (2); Lieutenant-General Sir Ian Hamilton [Military Secretary, Headquarters]; G F R Henderson (4); Bron Herbert on subjects including General Sir Redvers Buller [former commander of the Forces in South Africa] (3); John Hichens (3); Colonel Richard Hippisley [Director of Telegraphs, South African War]; Lieutenant-General Neville Lyttelton [former commander of the Forces in South Africa]; L J Maxse [Editor of the National Review] (3); General 3rd Lord Methuen; Lieutenant-Colonel Archibald Murray; George Prothero; Lieutenant-Colonel Charles A'Court-Repington [earlier Charles A'Court] (29); Major Michael Rimington; Francis Rhodes; Field-Marshal 1st Lord Roberts [former Commander-in-Chief, South Africa] (4); [?] Colonel Alexander Rochfort; Major-General Arthur Hart-Synnot [earlier Arthur Hart]; Major-General John Talbot Coke [commanded 10th Brigade Natal Field Force, South Africa]; Charles Trevelyan; Charles Warner (3); Captain Evelyn Wood (7); [?] Major-General Arthur Wynne.


  • Creation: 1899-10 - 1905-06

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Box 85

Finding aid date

2003-03-28 16:55:15+00:00

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