- 1872 - 1881 (Creation)
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Manuscript in handwriting of the author A.S. Dawson, written under the pseudonum Arthur Percival, 357 leaves, by the title of "Ten years in the Transvaal 1872-1881; a story of stirring times by one who went through them".
Explanatory handwritten notes by F.W. Bell in 1931 (publisher?). Accompanied by photos of early Pretoria with explanatory notes, around 1881-1897, taken by C. Robertson, which were part of the original manuscript. Also included a newspaper article "Burial of the British Flag" from the 'Transvaal Argus', August 1881.