Bloemfontein Conference fails to produce agreement on Transvaal (44 words)

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The British High Commissioner for South Africa, Alfred Milner, meets with Transvaal president Paul Kruger in a conference at Bloemfontein. However, the two leaders fail to reach any agreement on the Transvaal franchise, which is currently denied to expatriate migrant workers, known as Uitlanders.

Editors. "Bloemfontein Conference fails to produce agreement on Transvaal". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[, accessed 08 December 2016.]

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  1. British-Boer Wars