Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC10/2/4B/1-12
TitleCorrespondence with Sir Hercules Robinson
Extent12 items
DescriptionCorrespondence, copy and draft correspondence between Sir Hercules Robinson [1st Baron Rosmead: Governor, South Africa, 1895], Joseph Chamberlain [as Sec of State for the Colonies, 1895-1903], and various individuals associated with South African affairs, relating to developing unrest in Transvaal and demands of Uitlanders; responses towards the Jameson Raid; attitudes towards the British South Africa Company; proposed visit of General Paul Kruger [President of the Transvaal Republic, 1882-1900] to England for arbitration talks; and departure of Robinson from the colony; with telegram deciphers, draft despatch, printed material, memoranda, and wrappers
Including /2 Letter from editor of 'The South African Critic' relating to charges levelled against Boers concerning their aggressive treatment of natives, with extracts from 'The Critic', Jul 1895; /3 Letter from Sir Hercules Robinson relating to the Transvaal [relationship between Uitlanders and Government, their demands for reform, and likelihood of violence], Nov 1895; /5 Letter from Sir Hercules Robinson relating to speech by Lionel Phillips [Chairman, Chamber of Mines, Transvaal] in Johannesburg concerning dissatisfaction with treatment by Transvaal Government, Nov 1895; /6-9 Correspondence and draft correspondence relating to proposed visit of Kruger to England, situation in wake of Jameson Raid, and attitudes towards Chartered Company, with memorandum by Jan Hendrick Hofmeyr [South African politician], Feb-Mar 1896;
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