Archive (Thatcher MSS)
Personal and party papers, Cambridge

Death of Mountbatten: Prime Minister Botha of South Africa letter to MT (shock at murder of Mountbatten and condolences) [released 2010]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: Thatcher MSS (Churchill Archive Centre): THCR 3/1/2 (T89D/79T)
Editorial comments:
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 1p
Themes: Commonwealth (South Africa), Northern Ireland, Terrorism, MT messages to and from world leaders