Experiences of a siege a diary of the Siege of Kimberley, 21 September 1899 to 16 February 1900 by Frederica Moffat

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Published by Historical Society of Kimberley and Northern Cape in collaboration with the McGregor Museum in Kimberley .

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  • Kimberley (South Africa),
  • South Africa,
  • Kimberley


  • Moffat, Frederica, b. 1864 -- Diaries.,
  • Women -- South Africa -- Kimberley -- Diaries.,
  • Kimberley (South Africa) -- History -- Siege, 1899-1900 -- Personal narratives.

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Statementedited by Vida Allen and Fébé van Niekerk.
GenreDiaries., Personal narratives.
SeriesKimberley series ;, no. 8
ContributionsAllen, Vida., Van Niekerk, Fébé., Historical Society of Kimberley and the Northern Cape., Alexander McGregor Memorial Museum.
LC ClassificationsDT1908.K56 M64 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 180 p. :
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3622512M
ISBN 100620247673
LC Control Number2002403234

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