Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC7/3/2D/1-51
TitleCorrespondence relating to Delagoa Bay and Lourenco Marques
Extent52 items
DescriptionCorrespondence and copy correspondence, arranged in approximate chronological order, between Joseph Chamberlain [as Sec of State for the Colonies, 1895-1903], Foreign Office and Colonial Office officials and associated individuals relating to the Delagoa Bay railway scheme; the improvement of the harbour at Lourenco Marques; and negotiations with Portuguese officials concerning jurisdiction of the region; with memoranda and telegram copies
Including /1-15 Correspondence and memoranda between Joseph Chamberlain, Foreign and Colonial Office officials relating to Delagoa Bay railway scheme and negotiations relating to balance of power in region, Feb 1896-Jun 1897; /18-23 Correspondence, copy correspondence and telegraphic communications with Alfred de Rothschild [banker] relating to Delagoa Bay railway and general Transvaal matters, Jul-Nov 1896
Access StatusOpen


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