Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC18/11/1-12
TitlePapers relating to South African rail and shipping lines
Extent21 items
DescriptionPapers of Joseph Chamberlain [as Sec of State for the Colonies, 1895-1903] and Austen Chamberlain [son of Joseph Chamberlain] comprising printed material [Government publications, the publications of South African Conference Lines Companies, printed correspondence and reprints from 'The Natal Mercury'], correspondence, and typescript transcripts of copy correspondence between the British South Africa Company and representatives of steamship services, and memoranda [including Colonial Office memoranda] relating to negotiations between South African Merchants Committee and steamship companies engaged in trade in South Africa, visit of deputation of steamship companies to Joseph Chamberlain, the shipment of stores and supplies for the Transvaal and Orange River Colony; and the activities of the Agency for the Central South African Railways, and arrangements for the purchase of rail lines for South African colonies
Access StatusOpen


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