Chamberlain proposes a joint British-Boer enquiry into Transvaal franchise bills (46 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

British Secretary of State for the Colonies, Joseph Chamberlain, proposes a joint British-Boer enquiry into the proposals of the Transvaal government on the partial extension of the franchise to immigrant workers known as Uitlanders. However, Transvaal President Paul Kruger refuses to allow this to go ahead.

Citation:
Editors. "Chamberlain proposes a joint British-Boer enquiry into Transvaal franchise bills". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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