Journal of a visit to South Africa, in 1815, and 1816 : with some account of the missionary settlements of the United Brethren, near the Cape of Good Hope

Show simple item record Latrobe, Christian Ignatius,1758-1836.
dc.coverage.spatial Africa en
dc.coverage.spatial South Africa en
dc.coverage.temporal AD en 2012-06-01T11:38:17Z 2012-06-01T11:38:17Z 1818
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dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Various occurrences and remarks during the voyage to the Cape of Good Hope. 2. Transactions on our arrival at Cape Town -- Journey to Gruenekloof -- First meeting with the christian Hottentots. 3. Account of Groenekloof -- Burial-ground and part of the settlement described -- Arrival of missionaries from Gnadenthal -- Father Marsveld -- Captain Klapmus -- Mr. Poleman's description of a cave in Kango -- Visit at Newlands -- Journey to Gnadenthal. 4. Account of Gnadenthal -- Bavians Kloof -- Some internal arrangements of a mission of the United Brethren -- Journey to and account of the warm-baths near Caledon -- Dr. Hassner -- Description of Caledon -- Schools at Gnadenthal -- Conversations with Father Marsveld. 5. Journey to Groenekloof -- Mr. Melville -- Visit to Kerstenbosch and to Newlands -- Return to Gnadenthal -- Hottentot clans -- Visit the boundary of the settlement --Brother Bonatz's farewell -- Arrival of Brother Schmitt and Mr. Melville at Gnadenthal -- Preparations for the reconnoitring journey. 6. Departure from Gnadenthal -- Manner of travelling in South Africa -- Arrive at Mr. van Helsland's farm on Bock Revier -- Arrival at Swellendam -- Visit to Zuurbrack -- Groot vader's bosch -- Duyvenhoeck's Revier -- Mr. Piet du Preez. 7. Zeekoegat on the Vat Revier -- Soete-melks-valley -- Mossel Bay -- Description of Hoogte Kraal -- Arrival at George -- Account of the execution of five of the rebellious Boors. 8. Departure from George -- Description of the defiles of Kayman's Gat and Trekata'kou -- Arrival at Mr Zaayman's farm -- First view of the Knysna -- Survey of Jackal's Kraal in Plettenberg Bay -- Objections of the Hottentots to a settlement at that place. n 505 0 9. Passing over the Paerdekop Mountain into the Lange Kloof -- Enter the Lange Kloof, farms of Wellgelegen, Ungelegen, and Kliphuebel. 10. Wagebooms Revier -- Ellandsfonteyn -- Kromm Revier -- Jagersbosch -- Description of an encampment at Essenbosch -- Winterhoeks mountains. 11. Soete Kloof -- Character of the country about the Chamtoos Revier -- Klein Revier -- The Galgenbosch -- Van Staade's Revier -- Arrival at Uitenhagen. 12 Visit to Bethelsdorp -- Remarks on the situation of that settlement -- Geelhoutboom on Sundays Revier -- Arrival at the Witte Revier -- Description of the valley and of the Schlagboom farm. 13. Arrival at Kourney -- Sand vlachte -- Night's encampment on the Zuurberg -- Forsaken post at Commadocha -- Arrival at the Great Fish River --Pepp into Caffraria -- Proceed to Somerset -- Dr. Mackrill -- To Boschberg. 14. Return to Uitenhagen -- Encampment on the Zuurberg -- Report concerning the Witte Revier Vale -- Journey from Uitenhagen to the Chamtoos Revier -- Visit to Klein Revier -- Kliphubel. 15. Departure from Kliphubel -- Eseljagd's Revier -- Saffran's Revier -- Attaqua's Kloof -- Saffranskraal. 16. Haagekraal -- Gowritz Revier -- Zwellendam -- Ferry over the Breede Revier -- Arrival at Gnadenthal. 17. Melville's plan of Gnadenthal -- Hottentot's attempt to obtain the captaincy of the Hesqua tribe -- Conversation with Captain Koopman about Hottentot's land. 18. Departure from Gnadenthal -- Bridge over the Palmite Revier -- Hottentot-Hollands-Kloof -- Arrival at Groenekloof -- Arrival at Cape Town. 19. Return to England deferred -- Consultations about the new Chruch -- Visit to the Groote Post -- Visit Cruywagens Kraal and Lauweskloof -- Ride to Green Point -- Father Schwinn's decease. 20. Account of Sister Schmitt's school -- Visit to the governor at the Groote Post -- Foundation of the new church -- Journey to Cape Town. 21. Departure from Groenekloof -- Visit to and description of Constantia -- Return to Groenekloof. 22. Sailing of the Brilliant -- Visit Papkulls-fonteyn, Wolfskloof, Burger's post and Langefonteyn -- Departure from Groenekloof. 23. Cape Town -- Take leave and go on board the Zebra. 24. Departure from Table-bay -- General Bonaparte's part of the cargo, officers -- St. Helena -- Sir Hudson Lowe, Governor of St. Helena. 25. Account of Longwood -- General Bonaparte confine to his room by illness -- Departure from St. Helena. 26. Ascension island -- Enter the British Channel -- Arrival at Spithead. en
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dc.format.extent vii, [1], 406 p., [17] leaves of plates (1 folded) : ill. (some col.), map (folded), port. ; 28 cm en
dc.format.medium Paper en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher L.B. Seeley and R. Ackermann en
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dc.rights Copyright electronic version: University of Pretoria; Copyright original version: Public domain en
dc.source Original book: Latrobe, C.I. Journal of a visit to South Africa, in 1815, and 1816 : with some account of the missionary settlements of the United Brethren, near the Cape of Good Hope (London : Seeley and Ackermann, 1818), 406 p. en
dc.subject.ddc 916.8
dc.subject.lcsh South Africa -- Description and travel en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Missions -- South Africa -- History en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Moravians -- Missions en_US
dc.title Journal of a visit to South Africa, in 1815, and 1816 : with some account of the missionary settlements of the United Brethren, near the Cape of Good Hope en
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