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Collection Index:CRAIG, Sir James Henry, 1796-1797
Collection Name:Sir James Henry CRAIG Papers 1796-1797
A24 Sir James Henry Craig Papers   
    
 CRAIG, Sir James Henry   
    
 Copyright 2009, Historical Papers, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa   
    
 Sir James Henry Craig papers, British General and Governor of the Cape (1795-1797), 1796-1797  1796-1797 
    
 The collection consists of:   
 A letterbook, 30 September 1796 - 22 May 1797, entitled 'Homeward letters', containing copies of 25 letters (128 pages) from Craig to Colonel R. Brooke (Governor of St. Helena), J. Duncan (Governor of Bombay), Rt. Hon. H. Dundas (Secretary of State for War) and the Governor and Supreme Council, Bombay. Subjects are: the shortage of money, corn and gunpowder at the Cape, the transport of troops between India and the Cape, the use of slaves and raising of the Hottentot Corps and the state of the Napoleonic War.   
    
 Digitised items   
A memorandum (56 leaves) on the defence of the Cape prepared by Craig for his successor, Lord Macartney. Sir James Henry Craig 30 Sep 1796 - 22 May 1797