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South Africa (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3616 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 19 Dec 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/27/72
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Letter from J Moore Bayley (47 Temple Row, Birmingham) approving the South African constitution and asserting that the stance of Arthur Balfour [later Lord Balfour] on the fiscal question has shaken the confidence of ordinary voters, and that Joseph Chamberlain's political career is over. Reports the poor state of the local Conservative party.

Dates: 19 Dec 1906
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Jan 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/29/10
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Letter from Sir Felix Schuster (31 Collingham Road, South Kensington, [London]) to [Sir Francis] Hopwood [later, Lord Southborough] [Permanent Under-Secretary for Colonies] on the bad effects which would follow a reduction in the production of gold in South Africa. Congratulates Hopwood on his recent appointment.

Dates: 13 Jan 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Aug 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/30/78
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Letter from 5th Lord Rosebery (38 Berkeley Square, [London]) to WSC on the government's South African policy.

Dates: 14 Aug 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 27 Sep 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/30/84
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Letter from Sir Francis Hopwood [later Lord Southborough] (Barbon Manor, Kirkby Lonsdale, [Yorkshire]) to WSC on the dispute with Sir Robert Bond [Prime Minister of Newfoundland, later part of Canada], the conduct of the governmnent of Natal [South Africa], and the agreement by King Edward VII to accept the Cullinan Diamond.

Dates: 27 Sep 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 18 Nov 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/30/87-90
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Letter from General Sir Ian Hamilton (Head Quarters, Southern Command, Tidworth House, Andover, [Hampshire]) to WSC on: WSC's report on the French army manoeuvres; Lloyd George's successful intervention in the railway dispute; the reform of the Territorial Army and the South African constitution as the main achievements of the present government. Signed typescript.

Dates: 18 Nov 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 11 Jan 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/33/4
Scope and Contents Letter from Sir Francis Hopwood [later Lord Southborough] (Colonial Office) on: impending changes in the Cabinet; British Indian subjects in Africa; Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman's health; the unsatisfactory progress Richard Haldane's [later Lord Haldane] scheme of army reform; the army and naval estimates; the illness of the Attorney-General [Sir John Walton]; the petitioning by the government of New South Wales [Australia] to keep Admiral Sir Harry Rawson as Governor; the ending of the...
Dates: 11 Jan 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 30 Apr 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/19/62
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Letter from G N Astle, a member of the North-West Manchester Liberal Federation (26 Carmon Street, Manchester) to WSC (House of Commons) asking for his views on Chinese labour in South Africa. Annotated in shorthand.

Dates: 30 Apr 1904
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 09 Mar 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/21/12
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Cutting from The Friend [Orange River Colony, later Orange Free State, South Africa]: abandonment by the Witwatersrand Native Labour Association of its libel action against WSC.

Dates: 09 Mar 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 17 Mar 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/21/13
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Page from the Sunday Herald (Johannesburg): marked article on the role of Lord Selborne, High Commissioner of South Africa, in the dispute between WSC and the Witwatersrand Native Labour Association.

Dates: 17 Mar 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 18 Mar 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/21/14-15
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Cuttings from The Friend [Orange River Colony, later Orange Free State, South Africa]: resignation of Mr Hichens, the former Colonial Treasurer, supposedly over the national railway policy of the Transvaal and its implications for relations between the South African colonies.

Dates: 18 Mar 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [Mar 1907]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/21/16
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Cutting from [The Friend] [Orange River Colony, later Orange Free State, South Africa]: criticism by General Christian de Wet of General Louis Botha's decision to attend the Colonial Conference.

Dates: [Mar 1907]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Apr 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/21/18-19
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Pages from the Transvaal Leader: proceedings of the annual Congress of the Association of Chambers of Commerce of South Africa in Pretoria, with marked passage on the detrimental effect of customs duties on white workers.

Dates: 24 Apr 1907
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 16 Jan 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/22/9-16
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Letter from Abe Bailey (Rand Club, Johannesburg, [South Africa]) on: the desirability of the Colonial Office consulting on policy with local representative bodies in South Africa; the issues of Indian traders and Indian and Chinese labourers; the local debate on the respective merits of representative and responsible government.

Dates: 16 Jan 1905
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 05 Feb 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/22/42
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Letter from Frank Lea (42 Whitworth Street, Manchester) to WSC on compensation claims in South Africa and the hatred of Alfred Milner felt by the Dutch there.

Dates: 05 Feb 1905
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Feb 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/22/44
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Letter from WSC (105 Mount Street) to [G I Holmes] giving his views on reduction of spending on the Army and Navy and on the importation of Chinese labour into South Africa. Copy in WSC's hand Other copies at CHAR 2/22/47 and CHAR 2/22/53.

Dates: 07 Feb 1905
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 08 Feb 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/22/47
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Letter from WSC (105 Mount Street) to G I Holmes (Tower Chambers, London Wall, [London]) giving his views on reduction of spending on the Army and Navy and on the importation of Chinese labour into South Africa. Typescript copy annotated by WSC and Annette Anning Other copies at CHAR 2/22/44 and CHAR 2/22/53.

Dates: 08 Feb 1905
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), Feb 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/22/49a
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Cuttings from South African newspapers: speeches by James Reid and leaders of "Het Volk" on the political situation.

Dates: Feb 1905
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Feb 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/22/49-52
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Letter from Abe Bailey (Johannesburg, [South Africa]) to WSC on the political situation in South Africa.

Dates: 12 Feb 1905
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 21 Feb 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/22/53
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Letter from WSC (105 Mount Street) to G I Holmes (Tower Chambers, London Wall, [London]) giving his views on reduction of spending on the Army and Navy and on the importation of Chinese Labour into South Africa. Typescript copy annotated by WSC and Annette Anning Other copies at CHAR 2/22/44 and CHAR 2/22/47.

Dates: 21 Feb 1905
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 08 Jul [1908]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/35/5-6
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Memorandum by WSC (Board of Trade) to Lord Crewe on Lord Selborne's telegram about the placing of the native protectorates in South Africa under the Federal Parliament. Typescript.

Dates: 08 Jul [1908]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Aug 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/35/14
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Letter from F Oswald Mouler (Woodview, Ipswich, [Suffolk]; notepaper of the Royal Mail Steamship Etruria) to [WSC] accusing him of being a traitor [to the British colonists in South Africa].

Dates: 15 Aug 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 14 Aug 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/35/15
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Cutting from the Daily Express: extracts from a letter from a British official in the Standard Bank in Cape Colony [later part of South Africa] complaining of the British Government's betrayal of the British colonists in South Africa and naming WSC in this connection. Probably sent with CHAR 2/35/14.

Dates: 14 Aug 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Sep 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/23/27-28
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Letter from Herbert Gladstone [later Lord Gladstone] (Whittingehame, Prestonkirk, [East Lothian, Scotland]) to WSC on: WSC's declining to address a meeting; the forthcoming publication of the life of Lord Randolph Churchill; the apparent chirpiness of cabinet ministers "at the prospects of near release"; the Chinese labour question.

Dates: 24 Sep 1905
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 06 Oct 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/23/31
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Letter from Abe Bailey (Yewhurst, East Grinstead, Sussex) to WSC on Chinese labour in South Africa.

Dates: 06 Oct 1905
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Dec 1942

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/85/41
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Telegram from WSC to General Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] marked "personal" expressing his profound sympathy on the loss of Major-General Daniel Pienaar [Commander South African Forces in the Middle East].

Dates: 19 Dec 1942
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