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Her Majesty's Stationery Office

Lot of 5 contemporary documents about The British South Africa Company (1893-1903)

Papers relating to the British South Africa Company. Much correspondence between the British South Africa Company, South African Company's police forces, United Concessions Company, Government of British Bechuanaland, the Bachuanaland Railway Company (Limited). Accounts and Estimates for the years 1896-1900, 1902-3 and 1903-4.

Published: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1893-1903

Edition: First Edition

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1) "Copies and extracts of correspondence relating to the British South Africa Company in Mashonaland and Matabeleland. September 1893"; London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1893; British Parliamentary Paper C.-7171.; Paper wrappers; Collation complete - 74 pages; A clean copy.

British South Africa Company extends its control. Much correspondence on Lobengula, South African Company's police forces, United Concessions Company and Matabele raids. Correspondence May 1891 - Sept 1893.

Contents:

- Transmits copy of correspondence respecting the proposed reduction of the Company's police and the suggested organisation of burgher forces;

- Approves his letter to the Company respecting the proposed reduction of the Company's police in Mashonaland, and expresses satisfaction that arrangements are being made to relieve the Government police at the drifts of the Limpopo;

- Transmits copy of a letter from British South Africa Company covering copy of a concession obtained by Mr. Lippert from Lo Bengula, to which the Company have no objection...;- Encloses extract from a despatch to Sir H. Loch relative to the state of the Company's police, and ability of the Company to defend its field of operations;

- Encloses copies of the Memorandum and Articles of Association of the United Concessions Company, and of the agreement entered into by that company with the Central Search Association;

- Requests to be furnished with documents showing the precise terms of the agreement whereby the company acquired its existing interest in the Rudd Mineral Concession, and under which the United Concessions Company claims a half interest in all the profits of the British South African Company;

- Matabele raid in Victoria, etc.

2) "Correspondence relating to the Recision of the Customs Duties Clause (No.50), in the agreement between the Government of British Bechuanaland, the British South Africa Company, and the Bachuanaland Railway Company (Limited). (In continuation of C.7154; see also [H.C.277] Aug.1894.). 27 June 1895."; London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1895; British Parliamentary Paper C.-7782.; Paper wrappers; Collation complete - 8 pages; Little yellowed, othervise a clean copy.

3) "British South Africa Co. Papers relating to the British South Africa Co. January, 1899."; London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, Darling and Son, 1899; British Parliamentary Paper C.-9138.; Paper wrappers; Collation complete - 26 pages; Occasional light foxing, othervise very clean copy. Library stamp to the top left corner of the title page.

Contents:

I. Southern Rhodesia Order in Council, dated 20th OCTOBER, 1898.

II. Proclamation, dated 25th November, 1898, promulgating Native Regulations for Southern Rhodesia.

III. Proclamation, dated 25th November, 1898, making provision for an Electoral System in Southern Rhodesia.

IV. Draft of a Supplemental Charter of the British South Africa Company

4) "British South Africa Co. Accounts and Estimates for the years 1896-1900. July, 1899"; London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, Darling and Son, 1899; British Parliamentary Paper C.-9428.; Paper wrappers; Collation complete - 31 pages; A clean copy.

5) "British South Africa Company. Estimates for 1902-3 and 1903-4. July, 1903."; London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, Darling and Son, 1903; British Parliamentary Paper Cd.1682.; Paper wrappers; Collation complete - 9 pages; A clean copy. Library stamp to the top left corner of the title page.

  • Binding Condition: Very good
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: Folio
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