History Of The Zulu War And It Origin

Paperback | July 9, 2012

byFrances Ellen Colenso

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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. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ... to Sir Bartle Frere's desire to be " ready to defend ourselves against further aggressions;" but certain statements made by Commodore Sullivan show that he had already in view the invasion of Zululand. Extracts from these statements run as follows: " I am informed by the Governor (Sir B. Frere) that there is every chance of hostility in the debateable land between the Transvaal, Zululand, and Natal."--December 16th, 1877 (2000, p. 45). " His Excellency (Sir B. Frere) pointed out to me that, as it appeared almost certain that serious complications must shortly arise with the Zulu tribe of Kafirs on the borders of Natal and the Transvaal, which will necessitate active operations, he considered it better that the Active should remain here, in order to render such assistance by sea and land as may be practicable."--April 12th, 1878 (2144, p. 32). " The object of my visit here was.... to make myself acquainted with such points on the (Zulu) coast as might be available for co-operating with Her Majesty's land forces by landing troops or stores. " It had been my intention (abandoned by Sir H. Bulwer's desire) to have examined the north of the Tugela Rivcr both by land and sea, also a reported landing-place situated almost thirty miles eastward of the Tugela by sea," The High Commissioner was plainly determined not to allow the Zulus the slightest law, which, indeed, was wise in the interests of war, as there was considerable fear that, in spite of all grievances and vexations, Cetshwayo, knowing full well, as he certainly did, that collision with the English must eventually result in his destruction, might prefer half a loaf to no bread, and submit to our exactions with what grace he could. And so probably he would; for, from all accounts, every effort...

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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. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ... to Sir Bartle Frere's desire to be " ready to defend ourselves against further aggressions;" but certain statements ma...

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

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ISBN - 10:0217225586

ISBN - 13:9780217225588

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