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Jameson Raid, Collection of papers

  • ZA HPRA A274
  • Fonds
  • 1896-1897

Collection of papers relating to the Jameson Raid

Correspondence between A.D.H. Cooper, Sir W. Conyngham Greene, J.W. Leonard, N. Leviseur re the pleas for mercy for the Jameson Raid signatories and the Boer determination to see them hanged. Includes undated (?1897) letter from W.D. Karri-Davies, of a secret nature, explaining that Chamberlain will support the Reformers.

Also statements on the Raid by Sir G. Farrar, S. Klagsburn, L. Phillips and F. Rhodes, together with a press clipping 'Mr. Farrar on the situation'.

George William Pilkington, Writings

  • ZA HPRA A292
  • Fonds
  • undated

Manuscript and typescript drafts of 'Some episodes from South African history for tiny tots'.

Damaraland, Documents

  • ZA HPRA A295
  • Fonds
  • 1878-1889

Papers regarding the Trek-Boers in Damaraland, including: transcripts of a letter to A.M. van Zyl from Sir Bartle Frere, 31 May 1878, re the position of the Boers in that part of Damaraland ceded to the Cape, and of a statement by Moreme 'Kapetein van die Bamangwato', written in Dutch, 26 Sep. 1889

Harry Osborne Buckle, Letter

  • ZA HPRA A296
  • Fonds
  • 8 March 1922

Lawyer and mining industrialist

Letter written from Johannesburg to his daughter Mrs. Edwards, while the Rand Strike was in progress.

Edward Solomon, Letter

  • ZA HPRA A301
  • Fonds
  • 15 August 1835

Letter written from Cape Town to the Rev. J. Canham, describing his conversion from the Jewish to the Christian faith under the influence of Dr. Philip.

Joseph Solomon, Memo

  • ZA HPRA A302
  • Fonds
  • 24 November 1829

Memo to accompany the judicial proceedings relative to the affairs of the complaint of Joseph Solomon against Ben and Polly Henry before the Sitting Magistrate, written from St.Helena'. Ben and Polly Henry were slaves, accused of stealing wine.

Saul Solomon, Letter

  • ZA HPRA A303
  • Fonds
  • 10 December 1858

Printer, publisher and M.L.A.

Part of a letter written from Natal, to S. Solomon, Cape Town. Refers to lecture notes which he will send Solomon and comments on Natal politics. Mentions John Fairbairn. Also memorial card for S. Solomon, with 'In Memoriam' verses by W.E. Gladstone Solomon.

William Henry Maskew, Poem

  • ZA HPRA A313
  • Fonds
  • undated

Afrikaans language pioneer

'Sannie Beyers', poem in the handwriting of F.W. Reitz.

Voortrekkers, Poems

  • ZA HPRA A316
  • Fonds
  • undated

Bears the inscription 'Na Mijn doot Behorend Aan Mijn dogter Debora Johanna Retief Den Boek Francois Retief.'

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