Further Correspondence Respecting the Affairs of South Africa

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Subtitle: (In continuation of [C. 1814] of July 1877) Presented to Both Houses of Parliament By Command of Her Majesty 9th August 1877.
Publisher: Her Majesty's Stationery Office (1877)
Printers: George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode
Condition: Good+ - Ex-Library binding - bound into hard cover. Library markings on the boards, the (new) end-papers and library stamps internally. Spine scuffed. Pages browned. Boards grubby with some pen marks. Covers not bound internally.
Binding: Hardcover
Pages:  51
Dimensions: 32.8 x 21 x 0.9 cm
Weight: 0.55 kg
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British Government Blue Book containing correspondence related to the British annexation of the Transvaal in 1877 - correspondence dated from 31 May 1877 to 13 August 1877. A fascinating record including a letter conveying the Queen's approval of the annexation to the new Administrator of the Transvaal - Theophilus Shepstone; correspondence detailing petitions supporting and opposing the Annexation; A description of an interview with a number of "Native" chiefs on the Queen's birthday on 24 May 1877 and Transvaal Administrator Shepstone's discussions with Paul Kruger and Dr. Jorissen upon their departure to England in to protest against the annexation of the Transvaal.

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