Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC10/6/1/1-15
TitleCorrespondence with Lord Grey
Extent20 items
DescriptionCorrespondence and copy correspondence between Lord Grey [Albert Henry George Grey, 4th Earl Grey: Administrator of Rhodesia, 1896-1897; Director of British South Africa Company, 1898-1904] and Joseph Chamberlain [as Sec of State for the Colonies, 1895-1903] relating to Colonial Office appointments to region; attitudes towards Cecil Rhodes in light of Jameson Raid, and his activities; appointment of Charter Committee [Enquiry into administration of Royal Charter]; South African Committee [Enquiry into Jameson Raid]; and administrative affairs of Rhodesia [law and order, Mombasa Railway, relations with Portugal]; with envelopes and wrappers
Including /4-7 Correspondence and copy correspondence relating to Mashonaland and Matabeleland risings, Chamberlain's proposal for establishment of South African Native Army, appointments to the Charter Committee, and activities of Cecil Rhodes in region [plans, and involvement in Jameson Raid], with envelope, Jul-Oct 1896; /10-14 Correspondence and copy correspondence relating to necessity to adopt conciliatory approach in response to activities of Portuguese in India so as to prevent retaliatory measures in African region; and draft proposals for administration of Rhodesia, with typescript letter and typescript memorandum to Lord Salisbury [Robert Arthur Gascoigne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury: Prime Minister, 1895-1902 and Sec of State for Foreign Affairs, 1895-1900] and wrappers, Dec 1897-Feb 1898
Access StatusOpen


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