Adamantia ; The Truth About The South African Diamond Fields Or, A Vindication Of The Rights Of…

Paperback | July 9, 2012

byAugustus F. Lindley

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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. 1873 edition. Excerpt: ...take the following list of the dates. and amounts of the receipts in question: " £1,020 00 22nd April, 1862. 550 0 0 20th Feb. 18G3. 2,218 71 20th June, 1867. 547 10 9 19th March, 1863. 410 10 9 20th August " 300 0 0 20th May " These figures speak louder than words. No one denies that the money was paid by the Free State, and duly received by Adam Kok. As we have previously fully shown both in Chapters V. and VII., no one at the time, nor for long after, denied the undoubted fact that the lands of the late Cornelius Kok were included amongst those sold, although the matter was fully set forth in the deed of sale. No one, moreover, can deny that it must have been a very large tract of country indeed for that price to have been paid for it, as, in those days, waste or unimproved lands were merely of a nominal value in that part of the world; and as the whole of the Campbell lands, with nearly all South Adamantia (which included the remaining " open " Government lands of Adam KokJ, have now been wrested from the Free State by the Colonial Government, it is clear that the greater part of the territory legally purchased by that State is in the hands of the filibusters. The-DUPLICITY OF BRITISH OFFICIALS. 2 LI country thus robbed is over 5,000 square miles in extent! The fact that previous to this unmitigated robbery, pretended to be in his interest, the semi-barbarian Waterboer and his two or three hundred dissolute followers, already held in their possession a country extending to over 6,000 square miles, has, of course, been carefully concealed by the Colonial Government and Governors! Quite as cautiously have they ignored, and remained purposely oblivious to, the fact that, during 60 years of occupation, Waterboer's Griquas have...

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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. 1873 edition. Excerpt: ...take the following list of the dates. and amounts of the receipts in question: " £1,020 00 22nd April, 1862. 550 0 0 20...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:130 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.28 inPublished:July 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217164692

ISBN - 13:9780217164696

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