Item 1502 - Statement by Nelson Mandela at Round Square Conference in August 1995 in South Port, Australia

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ZA COM MR-S-1502

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Statement by Nelson Mandela at Round Square Conference in August 1995 in South Port, Australia

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  • 1995.08 (Creation)

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Transcription of speech made by Mr Mandela

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(18 July 1918-5 December 2013)

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Migrated from the Nelson Mandela Speeches Database (Sep-2018).

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Round Square Conference,1995 ; Tributes database ID: T01142 (A)

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With reference to various discussions regarding becoming Patron of The Round Square schools, I am very pleased to join Your Majesty and H R H The Duke of York and other Distinguished Patrons. I deeply appreciate your assurance that this will not involve any added burden to my already heavy schedule. This schedule and the responsibilities of government force me to accept this honour on the understanding that I am not able to commit myself to attending formal functions or meetings of the Round Square. Please extend my best wishes to all the young students of the Round Square Schools around the world.

Yours in friendship and respect,

Nelson Mandela

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Acquisition method: Hardcopy ; Source: Nelson Mandela Foundation. Accessioned on 12/02/2010 by Zintle Bambata

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