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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC10/2/1/1-17
TitleColonial Office papers relating to the South African crisis and the Jameson Raid
Extent17 items
Date1861-1896
DescriptionCorrespondence and copy correspondence between Colonial, Foreign Office and fellow Government officials relating to events preceding Jameson Raid [activities of British South African police]; the Raid itself and the conduct of individuals involved; with memoranda and extracts from Government publications
Including /2-10 Colonial Office memoranda [including typescript copies] entitled 'Concentration and composition of Dr Jameson's force'; 'Dr Jameson's expedition'; 'Negotiations with the South African Republic respecting the surrendering of Dr Jameson's force and the position of the Johannesburgers'; 'The sequel of Johannesburg'; 'News of Dr Jameson's expedition and steps taken to repudiate and recall him'; 'Action of Sir Jacobus de Wet' [British Agent in South African Republic, 1890-1896]; /17 Government publication, 'Letter from Sir J. A. de Wet relative to his retirement, together with other correspondence', C. 8164, 1896
Access StatusOpen