Copy of account by an unnamed source [probably Sir David Gill, Astronomer Royal, Cape of Good Hope, 1897-1901] of a visit by the Duke and Duchess of York to South Africa in 1901

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Records the visit of the Duke and Duchess of York to Peitermaritzburg, Cape Town, Durban; refers to inspection of Boer War troops (and there is mention of security problems), impressions of the Royal Party, mention of Lord Milner. Further information on the document has been provided by the Royal Commonwealth Society Library.

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Presented by the Guildford Muniment Room, Surrey Record Office

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