Alfred Milner becomes high commissioner for South Africa (36 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

In the aftermath of the inquiry into the Jameson Raid, Lord Rosmead, High Commissioner for Southern Africa and Governor of Cape Colony, resigns his posts, and is succeeded by Alfred Milner, who remains in office until 1901.

Citation:
Editors. "Alfred Milner becomes high commissioner for South Africa". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=19230, accessed 02 December 2016.]