Series 1 - Miscellaneous

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ZA UCT BC285_1

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1.1 Three newspaper clippings about Nathaniel Isaacs, a cousin of Saul Solomon and Henry Solomon.
Entitled "In the days of Chaka, diary revelations". Cuttings from the Natal Mercury.- 7.7.1927.
Nathaniel Isaacs was in Natal in the 1820's and these cuttings are a resume of his published diary.
1.2 TSS. copy of a letter of condolence from Saul Solomon to the widow of Prof. John Murray of Stellenbosch on his death, written from Clarens¬ville, Sea Point, 28.XII.1882. lp.
1.3 Rev. Dr. James Cameron : In Memoriam - Alfred Lord Tennyson. Address in New Church, Sea Point, 9.X.1892. Printed in Cape Town by Murry and St. Leger, 1892. 9pp.
Dr. Cameron married Ellen Solomon, a daughter of Henry Solomon (and a sister of Mrs. John Brown). On this copy he has written "For my dear Ray, 17.X.1892. J.C.", and on a slip tipped in inside the cover: Ray Brown, from a very old friend of her mother's. 17.VIII.1890". Clearly the latter was written on another occasion before publication of this booklet and later inserted in it.
1.4 Xerox copy (made from handwritten original lent by Mrs. Earle) of Mrs. Mary Brown's memories of her Father, Henry Solomon, and of her childhood at Sea Point. Written in Burnley, England, at the time of his death, aged 85, in 1900. 21pp.

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