Hunt, Leigh S.J.
Introduction
Leigh S.J. HUNT
Arrangement

Catalogue
1. Official Papers
2. Newspaper Cuttings
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: Hunt, Leigh S.J.
Dates of creation: 1904-1931
Extent: 1 file
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections
Created by: material relating to service in the Sudan
Language: English

Leigh S.J. HUNT

(1855-1933)

1884-1886 President of the Iowa Agricultural College
1893 Engaged in gold mining in northern Korea
1904-1907 Managing Director of the Sudan Experimental Plantations Syndicate Ltd.
1907-1909 Director of the Sudan Plantations Syndicate Ltd.
1910 Retired


Arrangement

1. Official Papers
2. Newspaper Cuttings

Catalogue
1. Official Papers
SAD.802/1/1-2
1904 Jan 30
Letter from Rudolph von Slatin to Leigh Hunt concerning social engagements
SAD.802/1/3-6
c.1904
Letter to the Earl of Cromer from Hunt outlining his plans to pioneer cotton production in the Sudan
SAD.802/1/7-9
1904 Apr 28
Letter from Wernher, Beit & Co. to Hunt concerning the foundation of the "Sudan Experimental Plantation Syndicate Ltd."
SAD.802/1/10
c.1905?
Letter from E.M. Drower to Hunt concerning the initial purchase of land near Khartoum
SAD.802/1/11-14
1905 Jun 17
Letter from Governor-General Wingate to Hunt concerning the purchase of land near Khartoum
SAD.802/1/15-18
1906 Feb 20
Note of arrangement made between Hunt and the Director of Agriculture and Lands concerning the future plans of the company
SAD.802/1/19
1906 May 14
Notice of a proposed transfer of shares into £41,000 debentures
SAD.802/1/20-24
1906
Certificate of the grant of 49 faddans 10 kirats of land to the company from the Sudan Government
SAD.802/1/25-27
1907 Feb 27
Proposition made by Hunt to purchase 100 faddans of the company's land with the aim of strengthening its cash resources
SAD.802/1/28-30
1907 May 2
Record made by Wernher, Beit & Co. of Hunt's purchase of land, and the dates of payment in 1908 and 1909
SAD.802/1/31-33
c.1907
Letter recording Hunt's purchase of land
SAD.802/1/34
1907 Jul 17
Special Resolution changing the company's name to "The Sudan Plantations Syndicate Ltd."
SAD.802/1/35-38
1909 Jan 24
Deed of Sale of Hunt's land purchase
SAD.802/1/40
1909 May 25
Letter from Wernher, Beit & Co. to Hunt commenting on his resignation from the company board
SAD.802/1/41-48
1931 Jan 19
Sworn statement by Hunt recording the early history of the cotton industry in the Sudan, with related correspondence
2. Newspaper Cuttings
SAD.802/1/49-50
c.1902-1905
“The penalty for inflated cotton prices” by F.C. Penfield (incomplete extract from an American journal called The Independent)
SAD.802/1/51-52
c.1904
An interview with Hunt (The Sudan Times)