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PostSubject: Alfred Boast reports   Alfred Boast reports EmptyWed Feb 12, 2014 1:19 pm

Some interesting files
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DEPOT NAB
SOURCE CSO
TYPE LEER
VOLUME_NO 894
SYSTEM 01
REFERENCE 1883/580
PART 1
DESCRIPTION A BOAST. REPORTS THAT HE ARRIVED AT ISANDHLWANA ON THE 10TH INSTANT
AND THAT HE HOPES TO HAVE ALL THE BONES BURIED IN THREE WEEK'S TIME
FROM THE DATE OF HIS LETTER.
STARTING 1883
ENDING 1883



Document 105 of 145
DEPOT NAB
SOURCE CSO
TYPE LEER
VOLUME_NO 897
SYSTEM 01
REFERENCE 1883/867
PART 1
DESCRIPTION A BOAST. REPORT AS TO THE PROGRESS MADE BY THE PARTY UNDER HIS
COMMAND IN BURYING THE DEAD AT ISANDHLWANA.
STARTING 1883
ENDING 1883



Document 106 of 145
DEPOT NAB
SOURCE CSO
TYPE LEER
VOLUME_NO 899
SYSTEM 01
REFERENCE 1883/1078
PART 1
DESCRIPTION ALFRED BOAST. IN CHARGE OF ISANDHLWANA BURIAL PARTY, FORWARDS
REPORT, COPY OF DIARY AND PLAN WITH ACCOUNTS OF ISANDHLWANA BURIAL
PARTY.
STARTING 1883
ENDING 1883
REMARKS T1883/332, CE1883/861.


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PostSubject: Alfred Boast Reports    Alfred Boast reports EmptyWed Feb 12, 2014 6:32 pm

Hi Springy
I still cant get any photos to appear on my screen which are posted here , so I'm not sure if these Boast reports are the same as the one's I posted a couple of years ago ? .
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PostSubject: Re: Alfred Boast reports   Alfred Boast reports EmptyWed Feb 12, 2014 6:38 pm

90th try uninstalling and re-installing you web browser. Or changing web-browser. What are you using at present to search the Internet ?
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PostSubject: Re: Alfred Boast reports   Alfred Boast reports EmptyWed Feb 12, 2014 8:36 pm

90th,

What Springy has posted are just the search references from the National Archives of South Africa, there are no images on the search results.

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PostSubject: Re: Alfred Boast reports   Alfred Boast reports EmptyThu Feb 13, 2014 2:03 am

Sorry 90th
AS Ive said on a different string. Ive been spending a fare amount of time in the archives and while looking for some specifics I have been coming across little snippets that I thought may stimulate a bit of forum interest
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PostSubject: Alfred Boast Reports    Alfred Boast reports EmptyThu Feb 13, 2014 4:33 am

Hi Springy .
I take it you were in the Archives yesterday ? , probably a good thing being there instead of Centurion Park ! . LOL.
I know you have a thick skin , you may need to become Pachyderm if day 1 is any indication of what may befall you in this
series . Hahahhahhhhha , sorry , couldnt resist and all that .
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PostSubject: Re: Alfred Boast reports   Alfred Boast reports EmptyThu Feb 13, 2014 5:18 am

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True , Springy True .  Very Happy 
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