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1 – Letter to Mary Ann Smith from Frederick Smith, 4 Dec 1899

This letter has several sections redacted in black ink, which are assumed to be on personal subjects and not related to Smith’s work in South Africa. In this letter, Smith writes on the following subjects: a sudden change in destination of the ship to Durban; impending battle at Ladysmith;…

10 – Letter to Mary Ann Smith from Frederick Smith, 10 Feb 1900

This letter has several sections redacted in black ink, which are assumed to be on personal subjects and not related to Smith’s work in South Africa. In this letter, Smith writes on the following subjects: 10 Feb – plans to attack the Boer forces on early morning 5 February;…

15 – Letter to Mary Ann Smith from Frederick Smith, 5 Jun 1900

This letter has several sections redacted in black ink, and pages removed or cut away, which are assumed to be on personal subjects and not related to Smith’s work in South Africa. In this letter, Smith writes on the following subjects: arriving in Pretoria after a day of fighting; Smith receiving another medal;…