- ZA HPRA A2892
- 1970s and undated
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Account of how Eastertide was spent in "British Kaffraria".
Order in Dutch to the veld-cornets in the Clan William district, 9 Feb. 1843, signed by the Civil Commissioner, to give Sir Thomas Maclear (H.M. Astronomer) all assistance; Ms account of the early life of Sir Thomas and photograph; letter-book containing copies of letters 1878-1879 from Capt. Harry Maclear, Natal, to his brothers and sisters. At the other end of book is an extract from a sermon and copy of lines written by J.F.W. Herschel on his father's old sidereal clock. Also Ms meteorological notes at Kamies Berg, Swart Kop, Cape Point, 1843-1844.
Husband and biographer of Olive Schreiner
Letter written to Dr. Bertram. Asks for information about W. Bertram re references to him in Cronwright-Schreiner's Life of Olive Schreiner, London, 1924.
Agreement between J.B. Robinson (on behalf of J.J.C. du Toit), C.J. Rhodes and Fergus Donovan, signed on 1887 Jan.22, Pretoria.
Cedes 10 claims in the Botha reef to Rhodes and 5 claims to Donovan in full settlement of claims against Du Toit. Signatories: J.B. Robinson, C.J. Rhodes, A.W. Francis for F. Donovan. Witness: C. Jeppe. A provision in Rhodes' handwriting reads 'Mr. Rhodes makes this settlement in order to avoid the worry and annoyance of legal controversies but he begs to place on record his opinion that Mr. du Toit has shewn a total disregard as to the obligations of our contract'.
3 letters written 1882, Aliwal North, to Mr. and Mrs. MacArthur; and 1 letter written 18 Jun. 1883, Jerusalem, to their young son, Freddy MacArthur. The latter letter reveals the deep religious convictions of the writer and his knowledge of the Bible. Also 1 letter written Oct. 1884, Khartoum, in Arabic written on extremely small piece of paper, to Governor of Dongolla, asking for information about the locality and number of enemy troops.
Martyr of the 1914 Rebellion
Letter written from Enkeldoorn, to James A. Bacon granting the latter permission to pass to Scherparabie.
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'.
Boer General and Member of the Volksraad
Instructions, 'In het veld' to Harry Theunissen to collect all available horses, etc.
Manuscript and typescript drafts of 'Some episodes from South African history for tiny tots'.