Report of the Committee to the Subscribers to the Fund for Printing and Publishing the Documentary Evidence Relative to the Intercourse of the Colonists and Cape Government with the Native Tribes

Report of the Committee to the Subscribers to the Fund for Printing and Publishing the Documentary Evidence Relative to the Intercourse of the Colonists and Cape Government with the Native Tribes

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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. 1838 edition. Excerpt: ...this, he will inquire how it happened that the Superintendent, who states himself to have exercised such extreme caution in the reception of the complaints contained in Read's letters, came to be so utterly indifferent to the shape in which those complaints were "laid before the Government," as to entrust the task of preparing them to a mere transcriber. Let him next try to account, upon any tenable theory, for the pretence of privacy, the moment that the Governor showed that he would not be made " the blind instrument ofevil." Was it not at best anattempt to ruin Col. Cuyler, by secretly 22 RESULTS on THE PUBLICATION Extract of Minutes of Evidence, p. 649. Rev. J. Philip, D.D. examined (7th July, 1836). 5463. " Had you sufiicient confidence in Mr. Read, in 1821 and 1822, to ask him for information to be laid before the Governor T " I had not the confidence in 1821 and 1822. A circumstance occurred that for it time destroyed my confidence in Mr. Read's testimony; but that was cleared up, and it appeared that Mr. Read was not blnxneable, and, therefore, he was restored to the confidence iL'hiL'lL he had last. 5464. " What was the accusation against 'Mr. Read? " It was a letter communicated by Sir R. Donkin to me, in which he said that Mr. Read had brought false charges, Sac. 5465. "That was the ground of your diminished or destroyed confidence in Mr. Read's veracity 'I--'' It was. 5503. "I had no distrust of Mr. Read till qfler Mr. Read was charged by the Governor with having brought false charges against Colonel Cuyler; then for a season, till his character was cleared up, I had suspicions of his veracity. 5505. " Does that not...show more

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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236742710
  • 9781236742711