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The Monthly Packet (Paperback) Loot Price: R274
Discovery Miles 2 740
The Monthly Packet (Paperback): Books Group
The Monthly Packet (Paperback): Books Group

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1865. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... 18th of March, they were exchanged, and to their intense delight once more able to revisit their families, who had long since given up all hope of seeing them again. They each received a medal from the secretary at war, and were njade lieutenants. Thus ended this remarkable expedition. Of the twentyfour who originally started, two were left behind in Marietta, and compelled to serve in a battery of artillery, from-which, at different times, they both escaped during actions. Eight escaped from prison in October, six were exchanged in March, and eight were executed. Perhaps in the case of Andrews, convicted of being a spy and of having taken the oath of allegiance, this can cause no surprise; but as regards the other seven, it does appear rather a stretch of the laws of war. an appeal to the friends of african missions. The relatives and friends of the late Bishop Mackenzie are anxious to make an effort to help forward some of the objects which were so near the heart of that devoted man. The admirable labours of the Rev. R. Robertson amongst Panda's Zulus at 'Kwamagwaza, ' beyond the Natal frontier, have for some time attracted the attention of Churchmen. He is mentioned in the Memoir of Bishop Mackenzie as a fellow-labourer, and as working under his superintendence at the Umlazi Mission. He is now almost single-handed, and scarcely able to bear up under the pressure of his great undertaking. The Society for the Propagation of the Gospel have promised an annual grant of 75 towards the stipend of a clergyman to assist him, provided the like amount can be raised by private subscription. Mr. Robertson has also often expressed his desire for a farm-labourer, who, being a good workman and able to turn his hand to anything, might teach the natives agricultural and...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Books Group
Creators: General Books
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 10mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 188
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-07789-9
Barcode: 9781151077899
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-151-07789-5

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