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Hugh Marshall Hole

The Jameson Raid

Published: Philip Allen, London, 1930

Edition: First

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The first edition 1930 and the Rhodesiana Reprint Library edition.

1930 edition: Blue cloth with gilt lettering to the spine. Previous ownership on ffep. Page edges uncut. 306 pages. The dust jacket is in a poor state around the edges.

1973 edition: Volume 30 in the Rhodesiana Reprint Library gold series. 306 pages. With the dust jacket - in very good condition.

Hugh Marshall Hole came to South Africa in 1889 and met the mine magnate and politician Cecil Rhodes in Kimberley. Rhodes offered him a job as the first clerk to the newly formed British South Africa Company. In 1891 Marshall Hole took up the position of private secretary to Jameson in mashonaland (who was shortly to be appointed Administrator of the company's territories).

Marshall Hole's other appointments included:

  • Secretary for Matabeleland
  • Civil Commissioner of Bulawayo
  • Chief Secretary of Southern Rhodesia
  • Chief Native Title Commissioner for Matabeleland
  • Administrator of North West Rhodesia

Marshall Hole also took charge of the arrangements for Rhodes' burial in the Mataop Hills in 1902.

Marshall Hole retired from Government service in 1913 and at the outbreak of WW1 he joined The Norfolk Regiment, was mentioned in despatches and retired in 1919. (wikipedia)

  • Jacket Condition: Fair
  • Binding Condition: Good
  • Overall Condition: Good
  • Size: 15 x 23 cm
  • Sold By: Mantis Books
  • Contact Person: Charl Yates
  • Country: South Africa
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