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Correspondence - Private P.H. Stacey

Part Of:
Anderson family fonds
Anderson family fonds - War Correspondence series
Description Level:
Storage Room:
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location:
C5 Sh5 B1 F1
Accession No.:
textual records
Physical Description:
4 pages of textual records
Scope & Content:
File consists of a letter written by Private P.H. Stacey to Robert Marshall Anderson during Stacey's service as a soldier in the Boer War, dated June 25, 1900
Letter describes events during the Second Boer War (1899-1902), in the summer of 1900 during which the British Colonial forces captured the city of Pretoria in the Gauteng province of South Africa; Stacey includes details on the march to Pretoria, and the subsequent siege of the city
Letter also includes discussion of a more personal nature, regarding the health of Robert Marshall's brother Archie Anderson who also served in the infantry
Anderson, Robert Marshall

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