The PRETORIA CONVENTION was the peace treaty that ended the First
Boer War (16 December 1880 until 23 March 1881) between the Transvaal
British preparation work for the
Under this agreement, the
South African Republic
This Convention was superseded in 1884 by the London Convention .
* 1 Background * 2 See also * 3 References * 4 External links
Main article: First Anglo-Boer War
By the time of the
Battle of Majuba , the governments of the South
African Republic and the
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