Lot 606: Botha Louis

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2016-02-24 17:02:00

Lot 606: Botha Louis: (1862-1919) Prime Minister Of The Union Of South Africa 1910-19. T.L.S., Louis Botha, One Page, 4To, Hotel Cecil, London, 18Th April 1907, To Major Marker. Botha Thanks His Correspondent For Their Letter Of Congratulations And Adds That He Hopes That He Will Have The Pleasure Of Seeing Him Personally In London, Further Remarking 'I Am Having A Frightfully Busy Time, And The People Here Have Overwhelmed Us With Kindness'. Vg Botha Had Been Made Prime Minister Of The Transvaal Just A Few Months Before Writing The Present Letter And In The Spring Of The Same Year He Took Part In The Conference Of Colonial Premiers Held In London. During His Visit To England On This Occasion Botha Declared The Whole-Hearted Adhesion Of The Transvaal To The British Empire. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction featuring The David Smith Collection & The Collection of a Gentleman March 2016 Saturday, 5th March 2016 Estimate: £100 - 120
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