Letter from [Edwin W Smith], Aliwal North [South Africa], to his mother [Fanny]

Letter records the events for the period from November 1899 to March 1900 when the Boers occupied Aliwal North. Boers behave badly; severe restrictions on daily life and some townspeople leave; religious observance more difficult; tensions between Dutch and British townspeople; imprisonment of some...

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Order number: MMS/Special Series/Biographical/Central Africa/611C
Date(s) of creation: 13 March 1900
Level: Item
Format: Archive