File Da38 - [Anonymousl To Plaatje, S T, Kinfauns Castle, Capetown Docks

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ZA HPRA A979-D-Da-Da38


[Anonymousl To Plaatje, S T, Kinfauns Castle, Capetown Docks


  • 13 May 1914 (Creation)

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Copy typed letterExtent1 page

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Is enclosing a letter of recommendation signed by the Paramount Chief, Chiefs, Councillors and Headmen of the Barolong, giving Plaatje power to represent the nation; is unable to send the letters of [Sebele].

Sechele, Chief of the Bakwena and Chief Seopapits of Kanye as there were no responsible parties to sign them; refers to the scheme of Chief Montsioa whereby the Barolong secured farms in the Bechuanaland Protectorate on the north-east of the Molopo River; the strip of land to the west became known as the Barolong Reserve; subsequently this piece of land has become known as the Crown Reserve and Plaatje is to attempt to regain the land for the Barolong.

Encloses 35 and 36. Incomplete.

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