An Account of Travels Into the Interior of Southern Africa, in Years 1797 and 1798 Volume 1-2

An Account of Travels Into the Interior of Southern Africa, in Years 1797 and 1798 Volume 1-2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1801 edition. Excerpt: ...13 CONSIDERED, THE IMPORTANCE OF THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE TO THE DIFFERENT EUROPEAN POWERS, AS A NAVAL AND MILITARY STATION; AS A POINT OF SECURITY TO OUR INDIAN TRADE AND SETTLEMENTS DURING A WAR, AND AS A TERRITORIAL ACQUISITION AND COMMERCIAL EMPORIUM IN TIME OF PEACE: WITH A STATISTICAL SKETCH OF THE WHOLE COLONY; COMPILED FROM AUTHENTIC DOCUMENTS. By JOHN BARROW, Esq. LATE SECRETARY TO THE EARL Or MACARTNEY, AUDITOR-GENERAL Of PUBLIC ACCOUNTS AT THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE, AND SECXETARY TO LIEUTENANT-GENERAL TRANC1I DUNDAS DURING HIS GOVERNMENT THERE. VOLUME THE SECOND, ILLUSTRATED WITH SEFERAL ENGRAriNGS. L 0 ND 0 N: Printed by A. Strahan, Printers-Street, FOR T. CADLLL AND W. DAV1ES, IN THli STRAND. l804. JOHNSON REPRINT CORPORATION JOHNSON REPRINT COMPANY LTD. 111 Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10003 Berkeley Square House, London, W. 1 Reprinted from a copy in the collections of The New York Public Library Altar, Lenox and Tilden Foundations Landmarks in Anthropology, a series of reprints in cultural anthropology General Editor: Weston La Barre First reprinting, 1968, Johnson Reprint Corporation Printed in the United States of America THE LORD VISCOUNT MELVILLE, ONE OF HIS MAJESTY'S MOST HONOURABLE PRIVY COUNCIL, CSV. fcf. fcfc. UNDER WHOSE AUSPICES, THE EXTENSIVE AND IMPORTANT COLONY OF THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE WAS ACQUIRED AND ANNEXED TO THE BRITISH EMPIRE, BY WHICH OUR POLITICAL AND COMMERCIAL INTERESTS IN THE EAST-INDIES WERE EFFECTUALLY SECURED AND PROMOTED; THIS SECOND VOLUME OF TRAVELS IN SOUTHERN AFRICA, &c. IS RESPECTFULLY INSCRIBED, BY HIS MOST FAITHFUL AND OBLIGED HUMBLE SERVANT, JOHN BARROW. CONTENTS. CHAP. I. PRELIMINARY SUBJECT. Motives that gave Rife to the present Volume.--Importance of studying the Disposition of...show more

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  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 408g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236973984
  • 9781236973986