File Bb2 - Correspondence

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ZA HPRA A979-B-Bb-Bb2




  • February 1900 - October 1903 (Creation)

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Green, E Graham.

Minchin, Spencer.

Moffat, J B.

Pringle, C S.

Snyman, Jacobus.


Letter to Jacobus Snyman in Dutch 1900 February 3 replying to his message that he (Wessels) should take his people out of Mafeking, but he does not trust the message which might be an English plot to put him in trouble; Lord Methuen requiring hire of 30 wagons to carry goods from Mafeking to Cowan's farm; looting of cattle by Barolong tribe members; eviction of illegal squatters on Setlagoli Reserve; loyalty of Barolong during South African War and losses sustained; inability of the government to relieve the Barolong from the balance of payments on farms in lieu of war losses.

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