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His Majesty's Stationery Office

Lot of 3 contemporary documents about Rhodesia (1904-1921)

Much of correspondence between The British South Africa Company, The Rhodesian Land and Mine Owners Association. Committee appointed by Winston Churchill suggested timetable for establishment of responsible government in Southern & Northern Rhodesia. Correspondence between the Rhodesia Committee and the Colonial Office.

Published: Her Majesty's Stationery Office / Darling & Son, London, 1904 & 1921

Edition: First Edition

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1) "Southern Rhodesia. Correspondence relating to the proposed introduction of indentured Asiatic (CHINESE) labour into S. RHODESIA. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by Command of His Majesty. May, 1904."; London: Printed for His Majesty's Stationery Office, By Darling and Son, 1904; First edition; Paper wrappers; 32,5 x 20,5 cm; British Parliamentary Paper Cd. 2028.; Collation complete - i-iv, 34 pages; A clean copy.

Much of correspondence between The British South Africa Company, The Rhodesian Land and Mine Owners Association, High Commissioners Sir A. Lawley and Viscount Milner. With two Appendices ("An Ordinance to provide for and regulate the Importation of Labourers into Southern Rhodesia, the Management and Disposal of such Labourers and other purposes" and "An Ordinance to amend the Immigration Ordinance, 1901".

2) "South Africa. First report of a Committee appointed by the Secretary of State for the Colonies to consider certain questions relating to RHODESIA. Presented to Parliament by Command of His Majesty."; London, His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1921; First edition; British Parliamentary Paper Cmd. 1273.; Paper wrappers; 33 x 21 cm; Collation complete - 21 pages; Wrappers a bit smudged, otherwise a clean copy.

Committee appointed by Winston Churchill suggested timetable for establishment of responsible government in Southern & Northern Rhodesia. This precious document also contains:

- Resolution passed by Legislative Council of Southern Rhodesia on May, 1920- Lord Milner's Memorandum of 22nd December, 1920

- Reply of Elected Members of Legislative Council to Lord Milner's Memorandum

- Correspondence between the Rhodesia Committee and the Colonial Office regarding the liabilities which will be placed on Southern Rhodesia when the British South Africa Company's Administration is terminated.

3) "South Africa. Second report of Committee appointed by the Secretary of State for the Colonies to consider certain questions relating to Rhodesia. In continuation of (Cmd. 1273). Presented to Parliament by Command of His Majesty. August, 1921."; London, His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1921; Paper wrappers; 33 x 21 cm; British Parliamentary Paper Cmd. 1471.; Collation complete - 7 pages; Ex-libris stamp "Law Officers' Department. Royal Courts of Justice" to the title page. Small white tape to the top of the front wrappers, otherwise a clean copy.

Committee appointed by Winston Churchill suggested timetable for establishment of responsible government in Southern & Northern Rhodesia. In continuation of previous lot.

  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: Folio
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