Report of the Select Committee of the Cape of Good Hope House of Assembly on the Jameson Raid Into the Territory of the South African Republic: Presented to Parliament by Command of Her Majesty, March 1897

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Página 178 - ... giving and granting unto my said attorney full power and authority to do and perform all and every act and thing whatsoever requisite and necessary to be done in and about the premises, as fully to all intents and purposes as I might or could do if personally present...
Página 93 - If any person within the limits of Her Majesty's dominions, and without the license of Her Majesty, — Prepares or fits out any naval or military expedition to proceed against the dominions of any friendly State...
Página 93 - Prepares or fits out any naval or military expedition to proceed against the dominions of any friendly state, the following consequences shall ensue : (1.) Every person engaged in such preparation or fitting out, or assisting therein, or employed in any capacity in such expedition...
Página 6 - Goold" Adams arrives Mafeking Monday, and Heany, I think, arrives to-night ; after seeing '• him, you and we must judge regarding flotation, but all our foreign friends are now '• dead against it and say public will not subscribe one penny towards it even with you
Página 6 - As to the nature of the hitch that occurred, there is some light thrown on it by the statement from Mr. SW Jameson to his brother that any movement must be postponed ' until we have CJ Rhodes's absolute pledge that authority of Imperial Government will not be insisted on,' a point that is further alluded to in Telegram No. 6,537 of Appendix QQ of the 28th December. Whatever the exact nature of the obstacle was, there can be no doubt that some at least of the Johannesburg confederates were much alarmed,...
Página 191 - It is scarcely necessary for us to recapitulate what is now matter of history ; suffice it to say that the position of thousands of Englishmen and others is rapidly becoming intolerable. Not satisfied with making the Uitlander population pay virtually the whole of the revenue of the country, while denying them representation, the policy of the Government has been steadily to encroach upon the liberty of the subject, and to undermine the security for property to such an extent as to cause a very deep-seated...
Página 178 - I might or could do if personally present, hereby ratifying and confirming all that my said attorney shall lawfully do, or cause to be done, by virtue of these presents.
Página 34 - Two hours later on the same day he sends another message of the utmost importance. He informs Harris, Charter, Capetown, as follows : ' If I cannot, as I expect, communicate with Bechuanaland Border Police cutting, then we must carry into effect original plans. They have then two days for flotation. If they do not, we will make our own flotation with help of letter, which I will publish.
Página 34 - And, again, two hours later, Dr. Harris for the Chartered Company telegraphs : •' Goold Adams arrives Mafekine; Monday, and Heany, I think, arrives to-night; alter seeing him, you and we must judge regarding flotation, but all our foreign friends are now dead against it and say public will not subscribe one penny towards it even with you as a director — Ichabod.
Página 166 - Loch (with whom I had two long private interviews alone) asked me some very pointed questions, such as what arms we had in Johannesburg, whether the population could hold the place for six days until help could arrive, etc., etc., and stated plainly that if there had been 3,000 rifles and ammunition here he would certainly have come over.

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