Frederick William Pleydell Bouverie to Frederick Chesson, 5 March 1884
Archive location: Bodleian Libraries, MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 18 / C126 – 72
Author(s): Frederick William Pleydell Bouverie
Recipient(s): Frederick Chesson
Sent from: England
Date: 5 March 1884
230 Longridge Road
March 5 1884
My dear Sir,
In a letter from my son by this mail, he says if you see Mr Chesson tell him I received his letters, but that I have not given his message from Fowler to the chief Umqikela, as matters are not going on very smoothly just now. Oxland, the resident magistrate, upsetting matters again, and that the old chief has been so worried he would not take any message as a … just now, as he (chief) say I am always getting letters and messages promising this or that and the other, and I see or hear no more.
Welbourne has not yet made his appearance in this part and I don’t think he is likely to.