Hedley Johnson’s Boer War letter Please click to view images enlarged. Hover to read captions. Within the carefully tied bundle one finds this small, well-worn leather folder (Army issue?). It contains many letters and various other papers.These papers relate to Hedley's Boer War service.Invitation to the soldiers' departure.The newspaper clipping describes the contingent's farewell activities and departure.Hedley's letter to OliveHedley's letter to his sister, Olive.Langfontain - perhaps Langfontein? Go back to Excessive Correspondence.