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Biggar, E.B. - The Boer War: its causes, and its interest to Canadians with a glossary of Cape Dutch and Kafir Terms. - Toronto: Biggar, Samuel & Co., 1899. - 38 p. - Reproduced in microform format: CIHM microfiche series, no. 02110, 29428

Borthwick, Rev. J. Douglas. - Poems and songs on the South African War: an anthology from England, Africa, Australia, United States but chiefly Canada. - Montreal: Gazette Publishing Company, 1901. - 214 p. - Reproduced in microform format: CIHM microfiche series, no. 71886

British khaki imperialism: English civilisation, Anglo-Saxon Christianity. - [Montreal: s.n., 1900]. - 3, [1] p.

  • Deplores Canadian involvement in the South African War. Signed, on p. [4]: Montreal, Oct. 1900.

First report: Canadian Red Cross Society: Canadian Branch of the British National Society for Aid to the Sick and Wounded in War. - [Canada?: The Society, 1902?]. - 80 p. - At bottom of title page: "South African War:" from October 21st, 1899, to June 1st, 1902. - "Issued by Order of the Council". - Cover has title: Report by the Canadian Red Cross Society of its operations in the South African War: 1899-1902. - Reproduced in microform format: CIHM microfiche series no. 72160

The shame of Canada: a short time ago the Herald of this city published a letter written by Captain Barker, of "C" Co., First Canadian Contingent, now in South Africa... [Montreal: s.n., 1900]. - 1 p. - Reproduced in microform format: CIHM microfiche series, no. 46319

*Smith, Goldwin. - In the court of history: an apology for Canadians who were opposed to the South African War. - Toronto: William Tyrrell, 1902. - 71 p. - Reproduced in microform format: CIHM microfiche series, no. 76467. - Also published in French under the title: Devant le tribunal de l'histoire: un plaidoyer en faveur des Canadiens qui ont condamné la Guerre Sud-Africaine

The triumph of England: rule Brute-tannia, Brute-tannia rules by kanves, Brute-uns, ever, ever, ever will be slaves. - [Montreal: s.n., 1900]. - 1 sheet. - Dated at end: Montreal, July 1, 1900

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