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. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XLVIII. EVENTS THAT LED TO THE ABANDONMENT OF THE SOVEREIGNTY. Condition of the republican party in the Sovereignty--Negotiations with Moshesh--Agreement of peace--Neglect of the Basuto to carry out the conditions--Devastation of the Batlokua country--Raid by the people of Carolus Baatje--Appointment of Mr. Henry Green as successor to Major Warden--Plunder of the Barolong by the Basuto--Meeting of representatives of the people at Bloemfontein--Tenor of the resolutions adopted--March of General Cathcart with a strong army to the Lesuto--Terms offered to Moshesh--Rejection of the terms by the Basuto--Battle of Berea--Retreat of General Cathcart--Prudent conduct of Moshesh--Declaration of peace by General Cathcart--Murmuring in the army--Retirement of General Cathcart from the Sovereignty--Consternation of the Europeans and allied clans--Decision of the imperial government to abandon the Sovereignty--Politic attitude of Moshesh--Ejection of Tulu from his location. Effects of Moshesh's attitude upon the clans north of the Vaal--Correspondence concerning the supply of arms to the northern tribes--Campaign against the Bapedi--Events that led to hostilities with the Bakwena--Destruction of the reverend Dr. Livingstone's property at Kolobeng--Flight of Montsiwa's Barolong from Lotlakana--Trial of the reverend Messrs. Inglis and Edwards and their banishment from the South African Republic--Effects of the battle of Berea upon the northern tribes--Trouble with the Barolong of Montsiwa--Migration of this clan to the country north of the Molopo--Death of the commandants-general Hendrik Potgieter and Andries Pretorius--Appointment by the volksraad of their eldest sons as their successors--Arrival of a clergyman from the Netherlands--Last...
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