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South Africa (nation)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3618 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 23 Mar 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/25/8
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F Tebbitt (an old Natal Colonist) to WSC, on the use of balloons against the Boers in South Africa.

Dates: 23 Mar 1900
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 03 Apr 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/25/9
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Letter from G E Ross to WSC, sending "lines on the relief of Ladysmith".

Dates: 03 Apr 1900
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 14 May 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/25/11
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Letter from Effie Thomas to WSC, on South Africa.

Dates: 14 May 1900
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 24 May 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/25/12
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Letter from E Dodson to WSC, on South Africa.

Dates: 24 May 1900
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Jun 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/25/14
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Letter from WSC, Pretoria, to Major-General Robert Baden-Powell, on article by WSC in the Morning Post.Letter from Major-General Robert Baden Powell [Pretoria]to WSC, on WSC's article.

Dates: 20 Jun 1900
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Jul 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/25/16
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Letter from Sir Alfred Milner, Government House, Cape Town, South Africa, to WSC, stating that their conversation the previous evening should be regarded as "extra confidential". Commenting that it would be "most unwise" to proclaim their objectives too loudly beforehand, and that the Uitlanders should not be allowed to force the hand of the British Government.

Dates: 01 Jul 1900
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 08 Aug 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/25/25
Scope and Contents Letter from Walter Runciman, Windsor Terrace, Newcastle- Upon-Tyne, to WSC, thanks for letter of congratulation for speech on the Spion Kop despatches, also commenting on the forthcoming election, [Runciman was one of the Liberal candidates in Oldham], stating that in a double seat "the success of either us need not necessarily mean the discomfiture of the other - It would be odd to find that we were to become colleagues", but conceding that this was a remote chance and that "one of us will...
Dates: 08 Aug 1900
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 26 Sep 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/25/30-39
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Letter from Sir Bindon Blood to WSC, on South Africa and India.

Dates: 26 Sep 1900
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 08 Oct 1890

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/25/45-47
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Letter from Sir Alfred Milner, Government House, Cape Town, to WSC, on South African affairs, and on WSC's election victory at Oldham.

Dates: 08 Oct 1890
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 04 Jan 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/26/1-3
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Letter from Nellie Burgess to WSC, sending two printed copies of her poem:- The Hero of the Day, Mr Winston Churchill.

Dates: 04 Jan 1900
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 06 Jan 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/26/4
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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.

Dates: 06 Jan 1900
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Feb 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/26/6
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Letter from Joseph Cheetham, Sereda, Central Russia, to WSC, on WSC's escape from the Boers and on WSC's election chances in Oldham.

Dates: 13 Feb 1900
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 02 Mar 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/26/7-8
Scope and Contents Letter from Joseph Chamberlain [Secretary of State for the Colonies], (40 Princes Gardens [London]), congratulating WSC on his work, his escape from the Boers, on his letters to the press from South Africa and also on British success in South Africa in general. He adds that he had enjoyed WSC's "River War", and looked forward to his account of events in South Africa. Chamberlain then comments on the lessons of the Boer War, praising the bravery and endurance of the "rank and file" but...
Dates: 02 Mar 1900
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Mar 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/26/9
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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.

Dates: 24 Mar 1900
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Mar 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/26/10-11
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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.

Dates: 24 Mar 1900
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 31 Mar 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/26/12-16
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Letter from J Cumming to WSC, on South Africa.

Dates: 31 Mar 1900
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 11 Apr 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/26/17
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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".

Dates: 11 Apr 1900
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 06 Aug 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/26/18-19
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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.

Dates: 06 Aug 1900
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Dec 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/26/20
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Letter from H W B Robinson, Government House, Natal, to WSC, passing on message of congratulation from J Baynes, Member Natal House of Assembly.

Dates: 25 Dec 1900
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), Dec 1899 - Feb 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/26/21
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Cuttings from the Canterbury Weekly and Daily Press (New Zealand) on WSC's exploits in South Africa.

Dates: Dec 1899 - Feb 1900
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Mar 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/26/22
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Souvenir Card for Ladysmith Day.

Dates: 01 Mar 1900
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Oct 1912

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/10/78
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Letter from Herbert Asquith [Prime Minister, later 1st Lord Oxford and Asquith] to WSC, agreeing with his request for naval help from South Africa.

Dates: 07 Oct 1912
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Feb 1913

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/19/15
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Letter from Rear-Admiral Herbert King-Hall [Commander- in-Chief, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa] to WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] on the political situation in South Africa.

Dates: 12 Feb 1913
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [Dec] [1913]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/22B/274-276
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Minute by WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] to [? the South African Government] on the naval defence of South Africa. [Carbon copy].

Dates: [Dec] [1913]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Aug 1913

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 13/22A/157-159
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Letter from WSC [First Lord of the Admiralty] to an unidentified [? South African] correspondent, on South Africa's contribution to Imperial Naval Defence. [Carbon copy].

Dates: 12 Aug 1913
Conditions Governing Access: Open