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Sent by Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany to President Kruger of Transvaal, 3 January 1896, after the failure of the Jameson Raid; the intention was to demonstrate to Britain the dangers of political isolation, but the effect was to arouse considerable anti-German feeling.

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