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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC10/2/2/1-31
TitleColonial Office papers relating to the Jameson Raid
Extent32 items
Date1894-c 1897
DescriptionCorrespondence between Colonial, Foreign and War Office officials, memoranda, and Government publications [including proofs] relating to House of Commons 'Select Committee into British South Africa' [Inquiry into Jameson Raid]; comprises accounts of evidence submitted relating to events preceding Raid, Ango-Transvaal relations, sequence of events and involvement of individuals in Raid, role of Colonial Office and communications relating to Raid; with wrappers
Including /1-9 Memoranda and Government publications, 'Minutes of Evidence' [O. 55-16, O. 55-13], relating to statements of Major Sir John Christopher Willoughby [Jameson Raider] and Dr Leander Starr Jameson [Administrator of Rhodesia, British South Africa Company, 1891-1895], with letter from Jameson to Brocklehurst [War Office], 1897; /15-22 Memoranda and Government publications relating to statements by Lord Loch [Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Loch: Governor of the Cape and High Commissioner South Africa, 1889-1895], 1894-1897; /23 Memoranda and Government publications relating to statement by Sir Francis James Newton [Resident Commissioner, Bechuanaland Protectorate, 1895-1897], 1897; /24 Memorandum relating to statement by Cecil Rhodes [Director, British South Africa Company and Premier Cape Colony, 1890-1896], 1897; /25-31 Memoranda relating to final days of submission of evidence to Inquiry, and conduct of Sir Hercules George Robinson [1st Baron Rosmead: Governor, South Africa, 1895], with printed extracts from 'Minutes of Evidence' bearing manuscript annotations, 1897
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