Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC10/2/4A/1-20
TitleCorrespondence with Lord Loch
Extent24 items
DescriptionCorrespondence, copy and typescript correspondence between Lord Loch [Henry Brougham Loch, 1st Baron Loch: Governor of the Cape and High Commissioner South Africa, 1889-1895], Joseph Chamberlain [as Sec of State for the Colonies, 1895-1903] and Colonial Office officials relating to official affairs of South African region including dissatisfaction of Uitlanders in Transvaal; relations with General Paul Kruger [President of the Transvaal Republic, 1882-1900]; disturbances in region; effects of Jameson Raid and official despatches relating to Raid; activities of the British South Africa Company; preparations for conflict with Transvaal; and personnel matters [appointments]; with memoranda, wrappers and envelopes
Including /2 Letter from Lord Loch relating to discussions with Kruger concerning provision of franchise reforms for Uitlanders in Transvaal, 1896; /5 Letter from Lord Loch relating to rising in Matabeleland, 1896; /6 Letter from Lord Loch relating to situation in South African region, attitude towards Cecil Rhodes in wake of Jameson Raid, relations with Kruger and his refusal to travel to England for arbitration talks, Apr 1896; /10 Letter from Lord Loch relating to sentences awarded to Raid prisoners in Pretoria, necessity for inquiry into involvement of British South Africa Company in disturbances, and instability in region, May 1896; /13-17 Correspondence and copy correspondence relating to Loch's plans to publish book concerning South African affairs, Feb-May 1897; /19-20 Letter from Lord Loch relating to identification of important strategic points that should be occupied in region should conflict arise, with letter from J. B. Robinson [Rand magnate] to Loch, Jul 1899
Access StatusOpen
Physical Description/13 letter detached from mounting


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