Through South Africa His Visit to Rhodesia, the Transvaal, Cape Colony, Natal
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Through South Africa His Visit to Rhodesia, the Transvaal, Cape Colony, Natal

By Henry M. (Henry Morton) Stanley
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  • Henry M. Stanley, MP, DCL
  • "Through South Africa"
    • Preface.
    • Chapter One.
      • Bulawayo, November 5, 1897.
      • Bulawayo.
      • The New Railway.
      • In one of the Cape Specials.
      • A Message to Mr Labouchere.
      • The Capabilities of Bechuanaland.
      • Mafeking.
      • In Khama’s Country.
      • What Water Storage would do.
      • Pauperising the Native.
      • Nearing Bulawayo.
      • Sir A. Milner at Bulawayo.
    • Bulawayo, November 5, 1897.
    • Bulawayo.
    • The New Railway.
    • In one of the Cape Specials.
    • A Message to Mr Labouchere.
    • The Capabilities of Bechuanaland.
    • Mafeking.
    • In Khama’s Country.
    • What Water Storage would do.
    • Pauperising the Native.
    • Nearing Bulawayo.
    • Sir A. Milner at Bulawayo.
    • Chapter Two.
      • Bulawayo, November 10, 1897.
      • “Rhodesia has a Great Agricultural Future before It.”
      • The Opening of the Bulawayo Railway.
      • “Few Events of the Century Surpass it in Interest and Importance.”
      • An Embryo State “Fairly Started into Existence.”
      • “Enormous Possibilities in View.”
      • The Founding of Rhodesia will cause a Re-Shaping of Policies.
      • The Lesson for Portugal.
      • Lessons to Northern Neighbours.
      • How an Enlightened Transvaal should view the Spread of Free Institutions in the North.
      • The Cape and German Pushfulness.
      • Bulawayo reminds Mr Stanley of Winnipeg.
      • Prices of Property and Stands in Bulawayo.
      • Hotel Life at Bulawayo.
      • Prices of Living and Wages at Bulawayo.
      • Bulawayo’s Buildings and Institutions.
      • Bulawayo’s Great Defect.—Better Water Supply Imperative.
      • Lo Ben’s Kraal.
      • From Cape Town to Bulawayo Mr Rhodes Spoken of “With Unqualified Admiration.”
    • Bulawayo, November 10, 1897.
    • “Rhodesia has a Great Agricultural Future before It.”
    • The Opening of the Bulawayo Railway.
    • “Few Events of the Century Surpass it in Interest and Importance.”
    • An Embryo State “Fairly Started into Existence.”
    • “Enormous Possibilities in View.”
    • The Founding of Rhodesia will cause a Re-Shaping of Policies.
    • The Lesson for Portugal.
    • Lessons to Northern Neighbours.
    • How an Enlightened Transvaal should view the Spread of Free Institutions in the North.
    • The Cape and German Pushfulness.
    • Bulawayo reminds Mr Stanley of Winnipeg.
    • Prices of Property and Stands in Bulawayo.
    • Hotel Life at Bulawayo.
    • Prices of Living and Wages at Bulawayo.
    • Bulawayo’s Buildings and Institutions.
    • Bulawayo’s Great Defect.—Better Water Supply Imperative.
    • Lo Ben’s Kraal.
    • From Cape Town to Bulawayo Mr Rhodes Spoken of “With Unqualified Admiration.”
    • Chapter Three.
      • Bulawayo, November 11, 1897.
      • The New Era in Rhodesia.
      • Noble Timber in Rhodesia.
      • A Magnificent Forest of Teak.
      • Plenty of Evidences of Gold.
      • “The Best Mines in Rhodesia.”
      • The Unreliability of Assays.
    • Bulawayo, November 11, 1897.
    • The New Era in Rhodesia.
    • Noble Timber in Rhodesia.
    • A Magnificent Forest of Teak.
    • Plenty of Evidences of Gold.
    • “The Best Mines in Rhodesia.”
    • The Unreliability of Assays.
    • Chapter Four.
      • Letter from Johannesburg.
      • Go-ahead Bulawayo.
      • Johannesburg’s Wrongs.
      • Contact brings Conviction.
      • Johannesburg Early Last Month.
      • Effects of Bad Times.
      • And Another’s.
      • Passing Customs at Vereeniging.
      • Getting News from the Rand.
      • A Panoramic View of the Mines.
      • Population and Area of Johannesburg.
      • The Streets of Johannesburg.
      • Johannesburg as it was and is.
      • Krupp Guns in Eden.
      • Then and Now.
      • Johannesburg and its Great Industry “Subject to Senile Madness and Boorish Insensibility.”
      • “Overmastering Surprise” at the State of Things on the Rand.
      • Nailing it with Scripture.
      • Kruger’s Cant.
      • Two Millions on Forts while People Starve.
      • That Corner-Stone.
      • Wolf!
      • The Dynamite Disgrace.
      • The Presidential Dotard will be Elected a Fourth Time.
      • My Advice to “The Bright, Clever Men at Johannesburg.”
    • Letter from Johannesburg.
    • Go-ahead Bulawayo.
    • Johannesburg’s Wrongs.
    • Contact brings Conviction.
    • Johannesburg Early Last Month.
    • Effects of Bad Times.
    • And Another’s.
    • Passing Customs at Vereeniging.
    • Getting News from the Rand.
    • A Panoramic View of the Mines.
    • Population and Area of Johannesburg.
    • The Streets of Johannesburg.
    • Johannesburg as it was and is.
    • Krupp Guns in Eden.
    • Then and Now.
    • Johannesburg and its Great Industry “Subject to Senile Madness and Boorish Insensibility.”
    • “Overmastering Surprise” at the State of Things on the Rand.
    • Nailing it with Scripture.
    • Kruger’s Cant.
    • Two Millions on Forts while People Starve.
    • That Corner-Stone.
    • Wolf!
    • The Dynamite Disgrace.
    • The Presidential Dotard will be Elected a Fourth Time.
    • My Advice to “The Bright, Clever Men at Johannesburg.”
    • Chapter Five.
      • Pretoria, South African Republic. November 23, 1897.
      • Paul and his Oil Painting.
      • The Transvaal “Sir Oracle.”
      • The “Humbug Pose.”
      • Look on this Picture and—
      • On This.
      • Kruger’s “Strength.”
      • The Efforts to Educate Kruger.
      • Mr Chamberlain and the President.
      • Paul’s Spoof.
      • “A Boer Machiavelli.”
      • How the Convention was Contravened.
      • The Racial War Bogey.
      • The Laws of “A Choleric, Obstinate Old Man.”
      • Uitlanders’ Rights secured by a Solemn Convention.
      • What Kruger’s Policy will Lead to.
      • Those who Pay the Piper.
      • Kruger’s Cant.
      • Mr Chamberlain’s Lost Opportunity.
      • Force no Remedy.
      • Salvation Lies in a United Johannesburg, Passively Resisting Tyranny.
    • Pretoria, South African Republic. November 23, 1897.
    • Paul and his Oil Painting.
    • The Transvaal “Sir Oracle.”
    • The “Humbug Pose.”
    • Look on this Picture and—
    • On This.
    • Kruger’s “Strength.”
    • The Efforts to Educate Kruger.
    • Mr Chamberlain and the President.
    • Paul’s Spoof.
    • “A Boer Machiavelli.”
    • How the Convention was Contravened.
    • The Racial War Bogey.
    • The Laws of “A Choleric, Obstinate Old Man.”
    • Uitlanders’ Rights secured by a Solemn Convention.
    • What Kruger’s Policy will Lead to.
    • Those who Pay the Piper.
    • Kruger’s Cant.
    • Mr Chamberlain’s Lost Opportunity.
    • Force no Remedy.
    • Salvation Lies in a United Johannesburg, Passively Resisting Tyranny.
    • Chapter Six.
      • Summary of a Few Impressions.
      • The Labour Question in Natal.
      • Natal should be Better Advertised.
      • More Settlers Wanted in South Africa.
      • Immigration Wanted to Counterbalance Boer Influence.
      • A Hint to Downing Street.
      • Australians Available.
      • Charming East London.
      • How Farmers Make Profits.
      • Rhodesia in the Hands of Land Grabbers.
      • What the Chartered Company should do.
      • Rhodesian Railways.
      • Black and White.
    • Summary of a Few Impressions.
    • The Labour Question in Natal.
    • Natal should be Better Advertised.
    • More Settlers Wanted in South Africa.
    • Immigration Wanted to Counterbalance Boer Influence.
    • A Hint to Downing Street.
    • Australians Available.
    • Charming East London.
    • How Farmers Make Profits.
    • Rhodesia in the Hands of Land Grabbers.
    • What the Chartered Company should do.
    • Rhodesian Railways.
    • Black and White.
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