South Africa (nation)
Found in 3616 Collections and/or Records:
Letter from Sir Alfred Milner, Government House, Cape Town, to WSC, on South African affairs, and on WSC's election victory at Oldham.
Letter from Nellie Burgess to WSC, sending two printed copies of her poem:- The Hero of the Day, Mr Winston Churchill.
Letter from "An English Gentlewoman...working as a Governess in Roumania", Gadintzii, Roumania [Romania], to WSC, on his escape from the Boers in South Africa.
Letter from Joseph Cheetham, Sereda, Central Russia, to WSC, on WSC's escape from the Boers and on WSC's election chances in Oldham.
Letter from Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson, Government House, Natal, South Africa, to WSC, on South Africa, commenting that leniency towards the Boers might be the best course, but that they should be careful not to alienate loyal feeling.
Letter from Captain Percy Scott RN, Military Commandant, Durban, South Africa, to WSC, stating that WSC deserved an award for his bravery on the armoured train, and predicting that he would someday become Prime Minister.
Letter from J Cumming to WSC, on South Africa.
Letter from Colonel Neville Chamberlain, Private Secretary to Lord Roberts, Bloemfontein, South Africa, to WSC, giving Roberts permission to accompany his force as a correspondent "for your father's sake".
Certificate of WSC's Service as a Lieutenant in the South African Light Horse, 2 January - 23 March 1900, signed by Lt-Colonel Julian Byng, later Lord Byng.
Letter from H W B Robinson, Government House, Natal, to WSC, passing on message of congratulation from J Baynes, Member Natal House of Assembly.
Cuttings from the Canterbury Weekly and Daily Press (New Zealand) on WSC's exploits in South Africa.
Souvenir Card for Ladysmith Day.
Letter from Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson, Governor of Natal, to WSC, on South African affairs and the post-war settlement.
Letter from Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson, Governor of Natal, South Africa, to WSC, enclosing printed lecture by Hely-Hutchinson on "Natal: Its Resources and Capabilities", to the London Chamber of Commerce, 6 June 1898.
Letter from Harry Laing to WSC, thanks for cheque, and account of life as a prisoner of the Boers.
Letter from Harry Laing to WSC, on life as a prisoner of the Boers.
Letter from Sir Alfred Milner to WSC, on South Africa.
Letter from W L Rickard to WSC, enclosing 10s Mafeking Siege Note.
Account by WSC of his escape from the Boers [typescript with ms amendments by WSC, on Admiralty notepaper, probably drafted in connection with a libel action against William Blackwood & Sons, heard on 20 May 1912].
Leaflet advertising WSC's lecture, The [Boer] War as I Saw It, in the Assembly Rooms, Jarratt Street, Hull, on 24 April, containing biographical notes on WSC; a synopsis of the lecture; and extracts from reports in the national press on the lecture.
Particulars of eight watches presented by WSC to Dr James Gillespie, J R Addams, J D Dewsnap, Joe McKenna, Joe McHenry, Charles A Burnham, Ellen David and Ada Blunden, "in recognition of their timely help afforded him in his escape from Pretoria".
Letter from General Sir Ian Hamilton, Pretoria, South Africa, to WSC, on South Africa. Stating "if we could incorporate these Boers into the Empire, we should be doing a vast deal more for the future of our race and language, than by assimilating a million Johannesburg Jews. They have first class natural ability, and their brains, having lain fallow for about 200 years, will, like virgin soil produce magnificent crops".
Letter from General Sir Ian Hamilton, Pretoria, to WSC, on South Africa.