Peter Charles, QC; letters and speeches

Scope and Content

The letters are about the riots in Rhodesia after the arrest in 1960 of the National Democratic Party leaders. Other items are a manuscript by Charles giving his reasons for joining the Rhodesian United Federal Party; and copies of speeches made in the Rhodesian High Court after his death in 1962.

Administrative / Biographical History

Peter Charles was a counsel for the defence in several important political trials in South Africa and Rhodesia.

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Originally published by Access to Archives - A2A. The data in this finding aid is in the copyright of the place of deposit.

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