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South Africa (nation)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3617 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 08 Feb 1905

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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

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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

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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

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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 Jan 1906

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/26/4
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Letter from Abe Bailey (P O Box 50, Johannesburg, [South Africa]) to WSC asserting that financial panic could spread throughout South Africa if Chinese labour were abolished. Refers to Jan Smuts' "greasy loyalty" and predicts that WSC will become Prime Minister.

Dates: 08 Jan 1906
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Jan 1906

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/26/12
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Letter from Annette Anning (Midland Hotel, Manchester) to [F Bryant] stating that WSC is unable to address a meeting at Wellington [Somerset] and giving his views on Chinese labour. Copy.

Dates: 13 Jan 1906
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [Jan 1906]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/26/20
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Letter from Robert Outhwaite (375 Hagley Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham) to WSC thanking him for his letter of support during the West Birmingham campaign and expressing satisfaction that WSC is to represent the colonies in the House of Commons. Claims that his (Outhwaite's) campaign against Chinese labour showed him that "the Colonial Office had become a rallying point for corruptionists posing as 'Imperialists.'".

Dates: [Jan 1906]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 06 Mar 1906

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/26/30
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Letter from Lindsay Hirsch (L Hirsch & Co, Warnford Court, Throgmorton Street, London) to WSC on the depreciation of the South African market.

Dates: 06 Mar 1906
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 05 Apr 1906

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/26/47
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Letter from William Clegg (Whirlow Green, Sheffield, [Yorkshire]) to WSC praising his performance as Under- Secretary of State for the Colonies, in particular his speech on [martial law in] Natal, [South Africa], but criticising the Lord Chancellor's policy on the appointment of JPs and the government's attitude to the Trades Disputes Bill.

Dates: 05 Apr 1906
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 06 Apr 1906

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/26/48
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Letter from Sir Alfred Turner (Woodside, Hailsham, Sussex) to WSC praising his speech of the previous night [on the conciliation of South Africa].

Dates: 06 Apr 1906
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 31 Jul 1906

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/27/8
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Letter from Josiah Wedgwood (House of Commons) to WSC congratulating him on his speech on his proposed constitution for the Transvaal [South Africa] and giving advice on the composition of the upper house there.

Dates: 31 Jul 1906
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Aug 1906

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/27/9
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Telegram from J Hawksley (Commercial Sale Rooms, [?London]) to WSC (12 Bolton Street) congratulating him [on his speech on his proposed constitution for the Transvaal, South Africa].

Dates: 01 Aug 1906
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), [1904]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/18/141
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Letter from Lord Percy [later 8th Duke of Northumberland (Alnwick Castle, Northumberland) on a future meeting of the "Hooligans", the paucity of local salmon, bad treatment by the press of Sir Redvers Buller, and South African affairs in general.

Dates: [1904]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 30 Apr 1904

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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), 24 Sep 1905

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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

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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), 15 Oct 1901

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/29/39-40
Scope and Contents Letter from Joseph Chamberlain [Secretary of State for the Colonies], (Highbury, Moor Green, Birmingham), to WSC, urging him not to publicly criticise the Government and military authorities over the management of the war in South Africa. Chamberlain states that there should be a practical division of authority between civilians, soldiers and heads of individual departments, but adds that he agreed with much of what WSC said, and was working in the same direction. He comments that even if...
Dates: 15 Oct 1901
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 11 Feb 1901

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/30/1-3
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Letter from Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson, Governor of Natal, to WSC, on South African affairs and the post-war settlement.

Dates: 11 Feb 1901
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Feb 1901

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/30/4-5
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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.

Dates: 12 Feb 1901
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Feb 1901

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/30/6
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Letter from Harry Laing to WSC, thanks for cheque, and account of life as a prisoner of the Boers.

Dates: 25 Feb 1901
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 04 May 1901

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/30/7
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Letter from Harry Laing to WSC, on life as a prisoner of the Boers.

Dates: 04 May 1901
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 06 Feb 1901

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/30/9-15
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Letter from Sir Alfred Milner to WSC, on South Africa.

Dates: 06 Feb 1901
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [1901]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/30/16-17
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Letter from W L Rickard to WSC, enclosing 10s Mafeking Siege Note.

Dates: [1901]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [c 1912]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/30/18-32
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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].

Dates: [c 1912]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), Apr 1901

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/30/33
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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.

Dates: Apr 1901
Conditions Governing Access: Open