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LevelFile
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC29/6/7/1-23
TitleCorrespondence relating to war correspondents in South Africa
Extent23 items
Date1899-1900
DescriptionCorrespondence and telegraphic communications between Joseph Chamberlain as Secretary of State for the Colonies and various newspaper editors relating to press releases concerning the Boer War, and also correspondence relating to the visit of a war correspondent to South Africa
Including /2 Letter from Mr Massingham [editor, 'The Daily Chronicle'] relating to franchise offer, Sep 1899; /3-11 Telegraphic communications with the editor of 'New York World' relating to publication of Government and Boer responses to agitation in South Africa, with Colonial Office memorandum, Sep 1899; /12-18 Correspondence with Dr Max Ohnefalsch Richter relating to his forthcoming departure for South Africa as a war correspondent and his previous correspondence with the War Office, with application to Joseph Chamberlain, Sep-Oct 1899; /21 Colonial Office memorandum relating to Reuters' reports on conflict in South Africa; /22-23 Correspondence with W. Parsons [editor, 'The Dover Observer'] relating to statements made concerning negotiations prior to outbreak of the war, Aug 1900
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