Marked A. 7 December 1898. HM Anderson. Government Land Surveyor. 3pp, on two sheets.
Marked B. undated. "probably after 7th Dec." 2pp, on one sheet.
Marked C. 11 Dec 1898. HM Anderson. Government Land Surveyor. 4pp, on three sheets.
Marked D. 25 Jan 1899. Hoofd Laager Rietvlei. 2pp, on one sheet.
Marked E. 30 Jan 1899. Hoofd Laager Magatos. 4pp, on two sheets.
Marked F. Wednesday 8th (Feb) 1899. 2pp, one one sheet.
Battiss's father-in-law was a Land Surveyor and these letters describe the terrible conditions he experienced while away from home.