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South Africa (nation)

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Found in 3617 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 17 Jun 1891

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/11/17-18
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Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill ([South Africa]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: a description of a visit to silver mines; his poor relationship with other members of the syndicate; his opinion of [Alfred] Beit and his travel plans.

Dates: 17 Jun 1891
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 26 Jun 1891

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/11/19
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Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Johannesburg [South Africa]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] including: descriptions of his activities at game hunting, letters to the Daily Graphic, travel plans and details of his investments; his relief at not being involved with the Tories; and his pleasure at a "capital letter" he has received from WSC.

Dates: 26 Jun 1891
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 02 Jul 1891

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/11/20-21
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Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Pretoria [South Africa]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he describes his journey, anticipates that his letters to the Daily Graphic will anger the Boers, and praises Gwynydd [Williams] as a secretary and discusses [Lady Randolph's] activities in London.

Dates: 02 Jul 1891
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 07 Jul 1891

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/11/22-23
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Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Pietersberg [South Africa]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he describes his journey and the amusement provided by cooking his own food, and relates a comment which he made to Gwynydd [Williams his secretary] that business was progressing so well that he felt like Polycrates.

Dates: 07 Jul 1891
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 14 Jul 1891

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/11/24
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Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill ("In Camp", Fort Tuli [Rhodesia]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he describes his journey and living conditions, comments on the success of the expedition, outlines his plans for game hunting, and speculates on the effect of his letters to the Daily Graphic.

Dates: 14 Jul 1891
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 29 Jul 1891 - 31 Jul 1891

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/11/25-26
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Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill ("In Camp near Umjinge river" [South Africa]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he describes his success at game hunting and an encounter with lions, reports that they have almost run out of provisions and expresses his pleasure at the letters he has received.

Dates: 29 Jul 1891 - 31 Jul 1891
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 14 Aug 1891 - 16 Aug 1891

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/11/27-30
Scope and Contents Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill ("La Outspanned on the Umfuli River 20 miles from Fort Charter" [Rhodesia, later Zambia and Zimbabwe]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he describes the irregularity and difficulty of communications, outlines his plans to investigate the gold fields near Fort Salisbury [Rhodesia, later Harare, Zimbabwe], comments on [South African] administration as "weak ineffective and chaotic" and details his investments. He writes from Fort Salisbury giving his...
Dates: 14 Aug 1891 - 16 Aug 1891
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 01 Sep 1891

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/11/31-33
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Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Fort Salisbury [Rhodesia]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he reports the lack of opportunity for speculating [for gold]; discusses his plans to meet the rest of the expedition and to return to England; anticipates [Cecil] Rhodes' anger at the mismanagement of the company's affairs and encloses a report [not present] for "Natty" [1st Lord Rothschild].

Dates: 01 Sep 1891
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 13 Sep 1891

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/11/34-35
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Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Hartley Hill [Rhodesia, later Zimbabwe]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he sympathises with the failure of the Paddington Polytechnic, expresses his disappointment in the gold fields; describes his success at game hunting and his daily life.

Dates: 13 Sep 1891
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 18 Sep 1891

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/11/36-38
Scope and Contents Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Hartley Hill [Rhodesia, later Zimbabwe]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he relates their success in speculating for gold and his hopes for a gold field called the "Matchless"; describes game hunting; and expresses his pleasure with letters he has received from WSC although he comments that WSC should adopt "a more simple style of expressing himself". He discusses the effect of his letters to the [Daily] Graphic and the comments of the Pall Mall...
Dates: 18 Sep 1891
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 29 Sep 1891

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/11/39
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Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Fort Salisbury [Rhodesia, later Harare, Zimbabwe]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] commenting on her news about "Billy" and "Mary", reporting that he has received a letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales] criticising his letters to the [Daily] Graphic, describing a waggon accident and his itinerary and commenting on the inflated prices of provisions.

Dates: 29 Sep 1891
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 15 Oct 1891

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/11/40-41
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Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Fort Salisbury [Rhodesia, later Harare, Zimbabwe]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he explains that he is waiting for [Cecil] Rhodes as he would like to discuss South African issues with him, speculates on British political affairs, and enquires about WSC's French lessons.

Dates: 15 Oct 1891
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 17 Oct [1899]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/26/39
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Letter from WSC (Madeira "en route") to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he says that the sea has been very rough and that Sir Redvers Buller is "well disposed" towards him and speculates on the progress [of the Boer War].

Dates: 17 Oct [1899]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 25 Oct [1899]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/26/40
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Letter from WSC (RMS Dunotta Castle "en route") to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] speculating on the progress of the [Boer War] and on the publication of ["The River War"] and asking her to send copies to Pamela [Plowden, later Lady Lytton] and to [Charles, 9th Duke of] Marlborough. Manuscript in the hand of WSC.

Dates: 25 Oct [1899]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 03 Nov [1899]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/26/43
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Letter from WSC ("In the train near East London", South Africa]) to "Mamma" [Lady Randolph Churchill] informing her that he is travelling to Natal with Captain [Alexander] Campbell and [John] Atkins from the Manchester Guardian. He observes that the Boer forces have been underestimated and that there will be "a fierce and bloody struggle" and expresses his hope that he is ahead of other newspaper correspondents.

Dates: 03 Nov [1899]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 23 Oct 1944

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/173/76
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Telegram from WSC to Field Marshal Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] stating that he is sending on his message to President Roosevelt on the final stage of his and Marshal Stalin's Moscow talks [see CHAR 20/173/67-69]; passing on condolences at the death of Colonel Deneys Reitz [High Commissioner for the Union of South Africa].

Dates: 23 Oct 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 27 Oct 1944

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/173/114
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Telegram from WSC to Field Marshal Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] marked "Top Secret and Personal" thanking him for the provision of South African Air Force Squadrons for the Mediterranean, Middle East and South East Asia.

Dates: 27 Oct 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 16 Jul 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/226/23
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Letter from [Lord] Cranborne [earlier Robert Gascoyne Cecil, later 5th Lord Salisbury, Secretary of State for the Dominions and Leader of the House of Lords] (Dominions Office) to British High Commissioner in South Africa [Sir Evelyn Baring, later 1st Lord Howick] requesting he thank the Mayor of Simonstown [South Africa] on behalf of WSC. [Carbon copy].

Dates: 16 Jul 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 16 May [1945]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/226/43
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Telegram from Dominions Office to the Dominions Office Section of the UK Delegation, San Francisco [United States], passing on a "Personal" message from WSC to Field Marshal [Jan] Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] thanking him for his "most kind message" and praising him as a "constant source of strength and inspiration".

Dates: 16 May [1945]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [May] [1945]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/226/44
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Draft of telegram from WSC to [Field Marshal Jan] Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] (San Francisco [United States]) thanking him for his "most kind message" and praising him as a "constant source of strength and inspiration".

Dates: [May] [1945]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 08 May 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/226/45-46
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Telegram from [Field Marshal Jan] Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa, San Francisco, United States] to WSC sending greetings on the victory, praising WSC's leadership, and hoping his "civilian appeal" will be even more significant: "The spirit is so much more than the machine".

Dates: 08 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 16 May 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/226/66
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Telegram [from Dominions Office] to South African Government passing on a "Personal" message from WSC to Acting Prime Minister [?Jan Hofmeyr] thanking him for his message and praising the efforts of the South African people.

Dates: 16 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [May] [1945]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/226/67
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Typed draft of telegram from WSC to Acting Prime Minister of South Africa [?Jan Hofmeyr] thanking him for his message and praising the efforts of the South African people.

Dates: [May] [1945]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 08 May 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/226/68
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Telegram from Acting Prime Minister of South Africa [?Jan Hofmeyr] to WSC congratulating WSC on victory [in Europe].

Dates: 08 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 11 May 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/226/70-72
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Telegram from Acting Prime Minister of South Africa [?Jan Hofmeyr] to WSC thanking him for his praise of South Africa's contribution to the war effort and looking to the future "defeat of Japan and the building up of a new world".

Dates: 11 May 1945
Conditions Governing Access: Open