Fonds BC85 - De Smidt Papers

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ZA UCT BC85

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De Smidt Papers

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  • 1876-1882 (Creation)

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1868 items

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(1845-1919)

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Correspondence, mainly relating to the Cape Civil Service, incl. extensive correspondence with the largest correspondent, Sir Charles Mills, Trade Commissioner for the Cape Colony in London.

Correspondence i.a. with many other 19th century S.A. personalities, incl. Sir John Graham (between 1878 and 1882), Justice EB Watermeyer (1876-1879), Sir Bartle Frere (during 1879), Dr James Cameron (between 1874 and 1877), John X Merriman and Sir Gordon Sprigg.

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No restrictions apply

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  • English

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2013

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  • English

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