A Remonstrance on Behalf of the Zulu Chiefs, 1889

A Remonstrance on Behalf of the Zulu Chiefs, 1889

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...(one which was made historical when Peter Uetief's party was massacred by Dingaan) the whole were driven away by stones, and knobkerries, thrown at them by the police. These men had been compelled to transfer their allegiance from the Queen to the Dutch Republic! The flogging of these men was not only a wanton act of cruelty, but it was a direct violation of Proc. No. II. of 1887, which makes floggings illegal until after the sentence following a trial has been confirmed by the chief magistrate. YIII. USIBEBU AND SOKWETSHATA. These chiefs were driven out of Zululand into the Reserve in the middle of 1884. Thuir expulsion gave'peace to the country. On the 3rd August 1887 Sir Arthur Havelock wrote to the Secretary of State (0.5881,2:5) "I would earnestly )eg you to intrust me with authority to "arrange for the re-pafcriation of Usibebu i such than and in "such manner as circumstances may render convenient." At the date of this reue.-;!-the following grave reasons against the restoration were existent: --On the iOth November LSSO, a warning had been sent "by Dinu/.ulu, Undabuko, Mnyamana and the Zulu people" in words as follows: --"We hear also that Usibebu is asking to return to his country. "We hope that he will not be permitted to do so, because he "attacked our king (Cetewayo) and caused him to be wounded, "therefore we could not have him amongst us again" (C. 4980, 1-25). Sir Arthur Havelock, in his reply to the message of which this warning was part, referred to the expulsion of Usibebu from bhe conntry which had been assigned to him, and pointed out "there is a large extent of country unoccupied in Usibebu's territory" into which the Xulus, who could not live peaceably with the...show more

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  • English
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  • 9781236602886