Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JCLAdd/130
TitleLetter from Joseph Chamberlain to Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts of Kandahar
Extent1 item
DescriptionLetter written from Highbury, Birmingham dated 24 August. Chamberlain corresponds with Lord Roberts [1832-1914; Commander-in-Chief, 1901-1904] about the [Boer] war [1899-1902], in particular the passing of Lord K[itchener]'s Proclamation of banishment [The Proclamation meant that any Boer leaders who continued to bear arms after mid-September would be exiled]. He mentions his own efforts to persuade the Cape Government to extend martial law, and the appointment of 'Australia's Command'.
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