Lot 349Military – South Africa – autograph group of...

Auction Date: 26/11/2014 at 01pm

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Military – South Africa – autograph group of approx four letters signed to General Sir William Goodenough, Commander in Chief of the British Forces in South Africa immediately before the outbreak of the Boer War, including a letter of Joseph Chamberlain discussing arrangements for the Imperial Secretaryship; a letter of Lord Roberts introducing his niece who was visiting South Africa; a letter signed by Redvers Buller VC (who succeeded Goodenough) discussing a wide range of topics and mentioning Cecil Rhodes and a letter from Government House, Cape Town wishing Goodenough a speedy recovery from illness.

Hammer Price: £50.00

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