Personal: South Africa: Correspondence and Papers.

Reference code: CHAR 1/30

Part of: CHAR 1
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Date: 1901

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Correspondents include Sir Walter Hely Hutchinson, Governor of Natal (2) and Sir Alfred Milner File also includes account by WSC of his escape from the Boers, probably drafted in connection with a libel action against William Blackwood & Sons, in 1912 - this differs slightly from the account in "My Early Life".

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CHAR 1/30/1-3 Letter from Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson, Governor of Natal, to WSC, on South African affairs and the post-war settlement. 11 Feb 1901
CHAR 1/30/4-5 Letter from Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson, Governor of Natal, South Africa, to WSC, enclosing printed lecture by Hely-Hutchinson on "Natal: Its Resources and Capabilities", to the London Chamber of Commerce, 6 June 1898. 12 Feb 1901
CHAR 1/30/6 Letter from Harry Laing to WSC, thanks for cheque, and account of life as a prisoner of the Boers. 25 Feb 1901
CHAR 1/30/7 Letter from Harry Laing to WSC, on life as a prisoner of the Boers. 04 May 1901
CHAR 1/30/8 Card from Harry Laing to WSC on South Africa. 20 May 1901
CHAR 1/30/9-15 Letter from Sir Alfred Milner to WSC, on South Africa. 06 Feb 1901
CHAR 1/30/16-17 Letter from W L Rickard to WSC, enclosing 10s Mafeking Siege Note. [1901]
CHAR 1/30/18-32 Account by WSC of his escape from the Boers [typescript with ms amendments by WSC, on Admiralty notepaper, probably drafted in connection with a libel action against William Blackwood & Sons, heard on 20 May 1912]. [c 1912]
CHAR 1/30/33 Leaflet advertising WSC's lecture, The [Boer] War as I Saw It, in the Assembly Rooms, Jarratt Street, Hull, on 24 April, containing biographical notes on WSC; a synopsis of the lecture; and extracts from reports in the national press on the lecture. Apr 1901
CHAR 1/30/34-36 South African Light Horse - details of John S Churchill and Thomas Walden's entitlement to the South African Medal and Clasps, [3 copies]. 07 Mar 1902