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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC29/3/2/1-59
TitleCorrespondence with the Governor of Natal and the Cape Colony
Extent59 items
Date1900-1903
DescriptionCorrespondence with Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson [Governor of Natal, 1893-1901; Governor of the Cape Colony, 1901-1910]
Including /2-3 Letter from Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson relating to influx of Zulus into Zululand from Vryheid district, Dec 1899; /4-6 Letter from Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson relating to progress of Boer War, with typed extract from letter by Col. Royston [Commandant of the Volunteer Forces in South Africa] recounting details of the previous day's battle to his wife, Jan 1900; /9-12 Correspondence from Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson relating to invasion of Zululand, and state of affairs in Natal, 1900; /13-14 Letter from Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson relating to proposals made by Aborigine Protection Society, and involvement of a Miss Colenso in the society's affairs, Feb 1900; /15-16 Letter from Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson relating to British victories at Cronja, Colesberg and Ladysmith, with decipher of telegram from Hely-Hutchinson, Mar 1900; /17-18 Letter from Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson relating to state of Ladysmith after the siege, Mar 1900; /19-22 Correspondence from Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson relating to the Settlement Question, with decipher of telegram sent by Hely-Hutchinson, Mar-Apr 1900; /23-24 Letter from Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson relating to establishment of judicial commission, 1900; /30-33 Letter from Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson, with typed transcript of a conversation between Hely-Hutchinson and Captain J. Allum [a Norwegian military attache with the Boers], and War Office memorandum, Jun 1900; /36-45 Deciphers of telegraphic communications and correspondence relating to Hely-Hutchinson's possible new appointment, 1900; /47 Letter from Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson relating to visit to Cape Town and meetings with Sir Alfred Milner, 1900; /48 Letter from Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson to Sir Alfred Milner [1st Viscount Milner: Governor of the Cape of Good Hope, 1897-1901; High Commissioner for South Africa, 1897-1905] recounting interview with Joseph Xavier Merriman [Cape minister], Jul 1901; /51-52, /55-56 Correspondence relating to condition of Boer farmers in Vaal River district, and establishment of a Legislative Council in the Cape, 1903
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