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Second Boer War

Lord Roberts proclaimed an amnesty for all burghers, except leaders

Thursday Mar 15, 1900
South Africa

On 15 March 1900, Lord Roberts proclaimed an amnesty for all burghers, except leaders, who took an oath of neutrality and returned quietly to their homes. It is estimated that between 12,000 and 14,000 burghers took this oath between March and June 1900.


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