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Extracts from the report of a meeting in 1899 between a senior British official and the Boer leader Paul Kruger
(Catalogue ref: DO 119/556)
Catalogue ref: DO 119/556; report of meeting between British and Boer leaders, 1899
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1 What impression does this source give of life in the British empire in terms of the following issues:
  • the British giving independence to some countries in the empire?
  • the relationship between the British government and the settlers?
2 Explain whether you think this source gives a positive or negative view of the empire.

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