Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC18/13/1-19
TitleCorrespondence relating to South Africa
Extent35 items
DescriptionCorrespondence, and typescript copy correspondence, arranged in approximate alphabetical order, between Joseph Chamberlain [as Sec of State for the Colonies, 1895-1903], his political colleagues, Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson [Governor and Commander-in-Chief, Cape Colony, 1901-1910], representatives of religious congregations, individuals and organisations associated with South African affairs relating to land settlement schemes and labour matters [employment opportunities in South African colonies, conditions of employment enjoyed by native populations in colonies, proposed introduction of Indian and Chinese native labour into South African mines]; with press cuttings [from 'The Times' and 'The Cornish Echo and Falmouth and Penryn Times'], Colonial Office memoranda, calling card, and wrappers
Including /3 Letter from Sir J. Fortescue Flannery MP relating to enclosed correspondence from resident in Johannesburg concerning situation in Transvaal and proposed introduction of Chinese labour, with enclosed correspondence and wrapper, 1903; /10 Letter from J. G. Maydon [Legislative Assembly, Natal] relating to negotiations with the Indian Government concerning supply of indentured Indian labour, with wrapper, May; /11 Resolution from the the Bangor Free Church Council relating to proposed introduction of forced labour in South African mines, with wrapper, Jun; /12 Letter from H. Handcock [sec, Imperial South Africa Association] relating to resolution concerning labour and land settlement, with wrapper, Jun
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